Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and International Strategy | Özyeğin University
Dr. Yavuz received her BS in Business Administration (2002) and an MS in Social Psychology (2005) from Middle East Technical University. She received her PhD in Strategic Management from the University of Minnesota (2011). Dr. Yavuz’s doctoral thesis was awarded a KFS Best Dissertation Award, Kaufmann Dissertation Fellowship Award, and Carlson School Doris McNamara’s Women Dissertation Fellowship Award.
Dr. Yavuz’s research investigates the early internationalization and performance of high technology new ventures, high technology entrepreneurship in emerging economies, and new business creation in high technology industries. Dr. Yavuz’s work has been published in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and the Journal of Business Venturing.
Dr. Yavuz teaches courses on entrepreneurship, international business, and international strategy.