SAFETY RESEARCH UNIT


Özlem Ersan


Office: BZ03

Phone: +90 312 210 7682

E-mail: eozlem@metu.edu.tr

 

Biography:

Ph.D.,Middle East Technical University, Traffic and Transportation Psychology, 2014 - ongoing.

M.S.,Middle East Technical University, Social Psychology, 2012-2014
B.S.,İzmir University of Economics, Psychology, 2007-2012

 

Research interest:

Risky driving, family climate for road safety, young drivers, handicapped parking violation, cross-cultural traffic safety

 

Projects:

Traffic Safety Cultures and the Safe Systems Approach – Towards a Cultural Change Research and Innovation Agenda for Road Safety (TraSaCu), European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the Marie Skłodowska- Curie grant agreement No 645690, Prof. Dr. Türker Özkan (coordinator of the project)

Researcher, 01/03/2015- 28/02/2018

•    21/01/2018-21/02/2018, Kosovo Association of Motorization (AMRKS), Prishtina, Kosovo
•    01/10/2017-09/11/2017, Kosovo Association of Motorization (AMRKS), Prishtina, Kosovo
•    01/09/2016-21/11/2016, Western Transportation Institute (WTI), Montana State University, Bozeman/Montana, USA


Publications:
•    Ersan, Ö., Üzümcüoğlu, Y., Azık, D., Fındık, G., Kaçan, B., Solmazer, G., Lajunen, T., Öz, B., Özkan, T., Pashkevich, A., Pashkevich, M., Danelli-Mylona, V., Krasniqi, E. B., Krasniqi, M., Makris, E., Shubenkova, K. ve Xheladini, G. (2019) The relationship between self and other in driving anger and driver behaviors across countries. Transportation Research Part F (66), 122-138.
•    Kaçan, B., Fındık, G., Üzümcüoğlu, Y., Azık, D., Solmazer, G., Ersan, Ö., Lajunen, T., Öz, B., Özkan, T., Pashkevich, A., Pashkevich, M., Danelli-Mylona, V., Krasniqi, E. B., Krasniqi, M., Makris, E., Shubenkova, K. ve Xheladini, G. (2019). Driver profiles based on values and traffic safety climate and its relationship with driver behavior. Transpostation Research Part F (64), 246-259.
•    Özkan, T., Üzümcüoğlu, Y,…, Ersan, Ö., ..… ,Erkuş, U. U. (2016). Türkiye Analizi: Takip Çalışması 2016 Sürücü ve Ön Koltuk Yolcularının Emniyet Kemeri Kullanımı. 1-289.
•    Azık., D., Ersan, Ö., Fındık, G., Kaçan, B., Özkan, T., Solmazer, G., Üzümcüoğlu. Y., Pashkevich, A., Pashkevich, M., Danelli-Mylona, Delli, G., Dhrami, K., Georgogianni, D., Janku, E., Krasniqi, E. B., Krasniqi, M., Lajunen, T. Makris, E., Öz, B., Salamon, B., Shubenkova, K. van Strijp-Houtenbos, M., Volynets, A. ve Xheladinic,G. (2018). Draft of Change - Management Strategy (Deliverable 4.2) for Traffic Safety Cultures and the Safe Systems Approach Towards a Cultural Change Research and Innovation Agenda for Road Safety (TraSaCu) Project.
•    Azık., D., Ersan, Ö., Findik, G., Kaçan, B., Solmazer, G., Üzümcüoğlu. Y., DanelliMylona, Delli, G., Dhrami, K., Georgogianni, D., Janku, E., Krasniqi, E. B., Krasniqi, M., Lajunen, T. Makris, E., Öz, B., Özkan, T., Pashkevich, A., Pashkevich, M., Salamon, B., Shubenkova, K. van Strijp-Houtenbos, M., Volynets, A., ve Xheladinic, G. (2018). Model of traffic cultures and impact (Deliverable 4.1) for Traffic Safety Cultures and the Safe Systems Approach Towards a Cultural Change Research and Innovation Agenda for Road Safety (TraSaCu) Project, 1-228
•    Ersan, Ö., Findik, G., Furian, G., Georgogianni, D., Kaiser, S., Lajunen, T., Makris, V., Pashkevich, A., Solmazer, G., Üzümcüoğlu, Y. ve Vlk, T. (2017). Traffic Safety Culture in Practice Commitment and Compliance (Deliverable 3.1) for Traffic Safety Cultures and the Safe Systems Approach Towards a Cultural Change Research and Innovation Agenda for Road Safety (TraSaCu) Project, 1-132.


Oral Presentations:
•    Ersan, Ö. & Üzümcüoğlu Zihni, Y. (2018, January). Traffic situation in Kosovo. 5th International Conference “Road Safety Audit and Reduction of Traffic Accidents”, Prishtina, Kosovo.
•    Ersan, Ö. & Öner-Özkan, B. (2015, July). The Effect of Justifying Gender-Related System on Justification of Domestic Violence against Teenage Girls in Turkey. The 14th European Congress of Psychology, Milan, Italy.
•    Ersan, Ö. & Öner-Özkan, B. (2014, July). Justification of Domestic Violence against Teenage Girls in Turkey. The 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, France.
•    Ersan, Ö., Alper, S., & Koçer, B. (2014, May). Engelli Park Yeri İhalinin Nedenleri (Justification of Handicapped Parking Violation). 5. Karayolu Trafik Güvenliği Sempozyumu, Ankara, Turkey.


Poster Presentations:
•    Ersan, Ö. & Özkan, T. (2018, November). Üniversite Restoranlarının Kurumsal Güvenlik Kültürünün Beş Seviyesi Temelinde Değerlendirilmesi (Examination of University Restaurants based on Five Level of Organizational Safety Culture). 20. Ulusal Psikoloji Kongresi (20th National Psychology Congress), Ankara, Turkey.
Membership of Editorial Boards and Reviews:
•    Journal of Traffic and Transportation Research, Editorial Board and Reviewer, 2016-ongoing.