» Dr. Gokcen Coskuner-Balli
Assistant Professor

The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Economic Science Institute
Dr. Gokcen Coskuner-Balli
Office Location:
Beckman Hall 303A
Phone:
(714) 744-7650
Email:
Education
Bilkent University, Bachelor of Science
Bilkent University, Master of Business Administration
Auburn University, Master of Science
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Ph.D.
Biography

Assistant Professor of Marketing, Ph.D., University of
Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Coskuner-Balli's main research interest includes
cultural and ideological shaping of consumer-market relationships. Her
current research examines the context of emergent lifestyle segments in
which new social roles, cultural identities, and brand relationships are
being forged through innovative interactions with the commercial
marketplace. Within this context her research explores the role of
consumption in creation and legitimization of non-traditional social
identities in the marketplace.  Coskuner-Balli's work has been published
in Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Culture and Association of Consumer Research.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Gokcen Coskuner-Balli and Burcak Ertimur (2012) “Viewing Gender as a Value-Creative Resource ” in Gender, Culture, and Consumer Behavior, editors Linda Tuncay and Cele Otnes, Sussex, UK: Psychology Press.
Gokcen Coskuner-Balli and Craig Thompson (conditionally accepted), “The Status Costs of Subordinate Cultural Capital: At-Home Fathers’ Collective Pursuit of Cultural Legitimacy through Capitalizing Consumption Practices,” Journal of Consumer Research.