Bilge Ataca

Social

Professor

Ph: +90 212 359 70 62

Education: 

PhD, Queen's University,1998

MA, Boğaziçi University, 1992

BA, Boğaziçi University, 1989

Courses Taught: 
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Influences
  • Culture & Behavior
  • Research Methods in Psychology I & II
  • Selected Topics in Psychology and Culture
  • Advanced Social Psychology I & II
Research Interests: 
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Acculturation; immigrant and sojourner adaptation
  • Family and social bonds
  • Self and culture
  • Intergroup relations
  • Prejudice
  • Discrimination
Recent Publications: 

Kagitcibasi, C. & Ataca, B. (2015).  Value of children, family change, and implications for the care of the elderly.  Cross-Cultural Research, 49, 374-392.

Uskul, A. K., Cross, S. E., Gunsoy, C., Gercek-Swing, B., Alozkan, C. & Ataca, B. (2015).  A price to pay: Turkish and Northern American retaliation for threats to personal and family honor.  Aggressive   Behavior, 41, 594-607.

Cross, S. E., Uskul, A. K., Gercek Swing, B., Sunbay, Z., Alozkan, C., Gunsoy, C., Ataca, B., & Karakitapoglu Aygun, Z. (2014). Cultural prototypes and dimensions of honor. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 232-249.

Uskul, A. K., Cross, S., Alozkan, C., Gercek-Swing, B., Ataca, B., Günsoy, C., & Sunbay Z.(online 12/2013). Emotional responses to honor situations in Turkey and the northern US. Cognition and Emotion.

Cross, S. E., Uskul, A. K., Gercek Swing, B., Alozkan, C., & Ataca, B. (2013). Confrontation vs. withdrawal: Cultural differences in responses to threats to honor. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 16, 345-362.

Uskul, A. K., Cross, S. E., Sunbay, Z., Gercek-Swing, B., & Ataca, B. (2012). Honor bound: The cultural construction of honor in Turkey and the northern US. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 43, 1131-1151.

Boratav, H. B., Sunar, D., & Ataca, B. (2011). Duyguları sergileme kuralları ve bağlamsal belirleyicileri: Türkiye’de üniversite öğrencileri ile yapılan bir araştırma. Türk Psikoloji Dergisi, 26, 90-101.

Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç., Ataca, B., & Diri, A. (2010). Intergenerational relationships in the family: Ethnic, socio-economic and country variations in Germany, Israel, Palestine, and Turkey. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 41, 652-670.

Matsumoto, D., Yoo, S. H., Fontaine, J. & 56 coauthors including Ataca, B.(2009).Hypocricy or maturity? Culture and context differentiation. European Journal of Personality, 23, 1-14 .

Ataca, B.(2009).Turkish family structure and functioning. In S. Bekman & A. Aksu-Koc (Eds.), Perspectives on human development, family and culture (pp. 108-125).Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Matsumoto, D., Yoo, S. H.& 56 coauthors including Ataca, B.(2008). Mapping expressive differences around the world: The relationship between emotional display rules and individualism versus collectivism. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 39,55-74.

Aşkun, D., & Ataca, B. (2007). Sexuality related attitudes and behaviours of Turkish university students. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Berry, J. W., & Ataca, B. (2007). Cultural factors in stress. In G. Fink (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Stress (2nd Ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Ataca, B. (2006). Turkey. In J. Georgas, J. W. Berry, F. J. R. van de Vijver, Ç. Kağıtçıbaşı & Y. H. Poortinga (Eds.), Families across cultures: A 30 nation psychological study (pp. 467 - 474). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç., & Ataca, B. (2005). Value of children and family change: A three decade portrait from Turkey. Applied Psychology:International Review, 54, 317-337.

Ataca, B., Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç., & Diri, A. (2005). Turkish family and the value of children: Trends over time. In G. Trommsdorff & B. Nauck (Eds.), The value of children in cross-cultural perspective. Case studies from eight societies (pp. 91-119). Lengerich: Pabst Publishers.

Bond, M. H., Leung, K., Au, A., Tong, K., de Carrasquel, S. R., Murakami, F., Yamaguchi, S., Bierbrauer, G., Singelis, T., Broer, M., Boen, F., Lambert, S., Ferreira, M. C., Noels, K., van Bavel, J., Safdar, S., Zhang, J., Chen, L., Solcova, I., Stetovska, I., Niit, T., Niit, K., Hurme, H., Böling, M., Franchi, V., Magradze, G., Javakhishvili, N., Boehnke, K., Klinger, E., Huang, X., Fulop, M., Berkics, M., Panagiotopoulou, P., Sriram, S., Chaudhary, N., Ghosh, A., Vohra, N., Iqbal, D. F., Kurman, J., Comunian, A. L., Ae, S. K., Austers, I., Harb, C., Odusanya, J. O. T., Ahmed, Z. A., Ismail, R., van de Vijver, F., Ward, C., Mogaji, A., Sam, D. L., Khan, M. J. Z., Cabanillas, W. E., Sycip, L., Neto, F., Cabecinhas, R., Xavier, P., Dinca, M., Lebedeva, N., Viskochil, A., Ponomareva, O., Burgess, S. M., Oceja, L., Campo, S., D’souza, J. B., Ataca, B., Furnham, A. & Lewis, J. R. (2004). Culture-level dimensions of social axioms and their correlates across 41 cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 35, 548-570.

Ataca, B., & Berry, J. W. (2003). Acculturation. In J. J. Ponzetti (Ed.), International encyclopedia of marriageand family, 2ndedition (pp. 14-18). New York: Macmillan.

Ataca, B., & Berry, J. W. (2002). Psychological, sociocultural, and marital adaptation of Turkish immigrant couples in Canada.International Journal of Psychology, 37, 13-26./p>

Georgas, J., Mylonas, K., Bafiti, T., Poortinga, Y. H., Kağıtçıbaşı, Ç., Örüng, S., Sunar, D., Kwak, K., Ataca, B.,Berry, J. W., Charalambous, N., Goodwin, R., Wang, W., Angleitner, A., Stepanikova, I., Pick, S., Givaudan, M., Zhuravliova-Gionis, I., Konantambigi, R., Gelfand, M., Marinova, V., McBride-Chang, C., & Kodiç, Y. (2001). Functional relationships in the nuclear and extended family: A 16 culture study. International Journal of Psychology, 36, 289-300.

Berry, J. W., & Ataca, B. (2000). Cultural factors. In G. Fink (Ed.), Encyclopedia of stress (pp. 604-610). San Diego: Academic Press.

Ataca, B., & Sunar, D. (1999). Continuity and change in Turkish urban family life. Psychology and Developing Societies, 11, 77-90.