Engin Volkan, Ph.D.

College of Computational Sciences
College of Business


  • Recipient of British Academy, Newton Advanced Fellowship in 2015
  • Recipient of the Scientific and Technological Research Project Fund by TUBITAK in 2014
  • Past teaching appointments at Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Business and Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Worked as a researcher and as a consultant in Silicon Valley and Istanbul
  • Published research in numerous scientific and peer-reviewed journals
  • Visual and interactive artworks exhibited internationally

Engin Volkan received her Ph.D. in Economics from University of Southern California and specializes in Macroeconomics and Financial Economics. Her dissertation focused on sovereign default in emerging economies and their contagious effect on mature markets. She is passionate about incorporating creative and interdisciplinary approaches to her research. Engin is also an aspiring filmmaker and holds an MFA degree in Photography from Marmara University.