Ayse Burcin Baskurt

Dr Ayse Burcin Baskurt

Senior Lecturer

Module Leader, Flourishing within Organisational Systems

Department of Professional Psychology , School of Psychology

Burcin is a Senior Lecturer and Module Leader at the University of East London. Having a background in Sociology and Comparative Studies in History and Society in her undergraduate and graduate studies, she completed her PhD in Social and Organisational Psychology at Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey. Recently, she also earned a MSc degree in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology at UEL and joined the MSc Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (MAPPCP) team in May 2021.

Qualifications

  • PhD

Areas Of Interest

Career calling, employee wellbeing, social support, work-family interface, leadership, culture, quantitative methods

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OVERVIEW

Burcin's main areas of research are career calling, wellbeing, social support, work-family interface, culture, leadership and gender. She collaborated in various national and international research projects on career tracks of PhD graduates, success definitions of entrepreneurs, gender differences in worries about leadership and positive development of early adolescents. She published journal articles, book chapters and policy reports on these topics.  She also presented research papers in international conferences, including Association for Psychological Society, American Sociological Association, International Society for the Study of Work and Organizational Values, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.

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CURRENT RESEARCH

How does social support shape the relationship between career calling and PERMA?

PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters

  • Rajadhyaksha, U., Korabik, K., & Başkurt, A. B. (2020). Work-family interface and crossover effects: Exploring for the effects of gender. In F. M. Cheung and D. F. Halpern (Eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of the International Psychology of Women (pp. 329-341). Cambridge University Press. 
  • Başkurt, A. B. & Aycan, Z. (2017) . The work-family interface in Turkey. In K. Korabik, Z. Aycan, R. Ayman (Eds.), The work-family interface in global context, (pp. 175-194). New York, NY: Routledge. 
  • Kabasakal, H., Aycan, Z., Başkurt, A. B., Varnalı, R. & Erdoğan, I. (2015). Girişimcilikte başarı kriterleri ve temel başarı faktörleri: Kadın-erkek karşılaştırması. In Ç. Kağıtçıbaşı, Himga, D. . Ş Barlas, M. Önok, Z. G. Göker (Eds.) Kadın odaklı, (pp. 83-115). İstanbul: Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları. 

Journal Articles

  • Başkurt, A. B.  & Kampman, H. How does social support shape the relationship between career calling and PERMA? The European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology (Forthcoming).
  • Aydınlı-Karakulak, A., Aycan, Z., Koseoglu, G. Başkurt, A. B., & Sheila, S. Worrying about leadership: Is it a liability or advantage in leader emergence of women and men? (Under review). 
  • Erarslan (Başkurt), A. B. & Rankin, B. (2013) Gender role attitudes of female students in single-sex and coeducational high schools in Istanbul. Sex Roles, 69, 7-8, 455-468. doi: 10.1007/ s11199-013-0277-0.
  • Erarslan (Başkurt), A. B. & Topçu, B. (2010). Picking the juice to the fruit: Case studies in Istanbul. Nota Bene Sabancı University Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, No: 3.
  • Erarslan (Başkurt), A. B. (2009). Does educational attainment influence the amount of negative spillover? Nota Bene Sabancı University Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, No: 2.

Policy Reports

Online Resources

  • Erarslan (Başkurt), A. B. (2012). Does educational attainment influence the amount of negative spillover? Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) database. Available at: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED529104 

Manuscripts in Preparation

  • Aycan, Z., Eskin, Baskurt, A. B., & Arman, G. Work-family interface revisited. 
  • Başkurt, A. B., & Aycan, Z. The effects of satisfaction, stress and calling on career change intention of young professionals in Turkey.

TEACHING

MSc Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology

The MSc Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology, one of the only courses of its kind in the world, fully integrates positive psychology and coaching psychology to create an innovative training programme for those promoting wellbeing.

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MODULES

  • Flourishing within Organisational Systems