SAFETY RESEARCH UNIT


Özgün Özkan

 

 

Office: BZ08

Phone: +90 312 210 3154

E-mail: ozgunozkan@gmail.com

 

Biography:

 

Ph.D., Middle East Technical University, Traffic and Transportation Psychology, 2015-present

M.S., Ankara University, Social Psychology, 2013
BS., Ege Üniversity, Department of Psychology, 2009.

 

Research Interests:

Driver behaviors, human factors in traffic and transportation, traffic culture and safety, cross-cultural psychology, social identity. 

 

Thesis:

  • Özkan, Ö. (2013) Investigation of variables related to internet use with gender, personality, life satisfaction and attachment styles. Unpublished Master’s Thesis, Ankara University, Ankara.
  • Özkan, Ö. (2021 expected) The Effect of Road Safety Advertisements on Speeding Behavior over Time

 

Publications:

  • Özkan, Ö, Öz, B. (2019). Sürücü Demografik Özelliklerinin Trafikte Kaçınma Davranışı ile İlişkisi. Trafik ve Ulaşım Araştırmaları Dergisi, 2 (2), 108-122
  • Özkan, Ö., Öztürk, İ., & Öz, B. (2018). The Relationship between impulsive driving and driving anger expression in traffic safety context. Güvenlik Bilimleri Dergisi, 7(2), 329–354. https://doi.org/10.28956/gbd482092
  • Ongoing Researches:
  • Yılmaz, Ş., Arslan, B., Öztürk, İ., Özkan, Ö., Özkan, T., & Lajunen, T. (under review). Turkish adaptation of the Driver Social Desirability Scale
  • Öztürk, İ., Özkan, Ö., & Öz, B. (under review). How masculinity and femininity are related to impulsive driving and driving anger expression.
  • Özdemir, F., Kara, H. N., Çakır, E., & Özkan, Ö. (under preparation). Predicting prejudice against Syrian refugees with ethnic identity, empathy, and threat perception.


  • Oral Presentations:

  • Özkan, Ö., & Özkan, T. (accepted). The role of road safety advertisements on speeding over time. 7th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP). Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Öztürk, İ., Özkan, Ö., & Öz, B. (accepted). Sex and gender roles on impulsive and aggressive driving. 7th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology (ICTTP). Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Özkan, Ö., & Özkan, T. (accepted). The effect of Road Safety Advertisements on Self-Report Driving Behaviors:Boomerang Effect? 32nd International Congress of Psychology (ICP), 19-24 July, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Özkan, Ö., Öz, B. (2019) The Relationship Between Time Perspective and Driving Avoidance. 16. European Congress of Psychology, July 2-5, Moscow, Russia.
  • Özkan, Ö., Öz, B. (2019) The Mediator Role of Driving and Riding Avoidance in the Relationship Between Traffic Locus of Control and Driver Behaviors. 16. European Congress of Psychology, July 2-5, Moscow, Russia.
  • Öztürk, İ., Özkan, Ö., & Öz, B. (2017). Anger Expression on Road in Relation to Impulsive Driving. 15th European Congress of Psychology, July, 11-14, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Özkan, Ö., Öztürk, İ., Öz, B. (2016) The analysis of driver impulsivity in the context of gender and anger expression in traffic. 19th National Congress of Psychology, September, 5-7, İzmir, Turkey.
  • Öztürk, İ., Özkan, Ö., Öz, B. (2016) Anger expression on road: Driver impulsivity and gender roles. 19th National Congress of Psychology, September, 5-7, İzmir, Turkey.
  • Özkan, Ö. (2016) MS’te Bilişsel Tutuluma Nöropsikolojik Yaklaşım: Görsel-Uzamsal İşlevler, Yönetici İşlevler. Symposium of Cognition in Multiple Scleosis, November 12-13, İzmir, Turkey.

 

Poster Presentations:

  • Özkan, Ö. (2017) The Analysis of The Birgen Air Flight 301 Crash with Haddon Matrix. 15th European Congress of Psychology, July, 11-14, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Özkan, Ö., Dalkıç, G., Lajunen, T. (2017) The Effect of Altruism, Personality Traits and General Ecological Behavior on Driver Behaviors. 15th European Congress of Psychology, July, 11-14, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Özkan, Ö., Hasta, D. (2013) The Predictors of non-Muslims’ Attitudes Living in Turkey towards Muslims. 27. European Federation of Psychology Students Associations (EFPSA) Congress, April 21-28, Özdere, Turkey.