I am an Informatics Ph.D. student at Indiana University - Bloomington. My research focuses on establishing strategies for analyzing online behaviors in order to increase well-being and address public issues using internet data. Diffusion of dis- and misinformation on social media, uncovering behavioral embeddings of communities, science of science and polarization are among my subjects of interest.

I got a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Galatasaray University and received a master’s degree in Data Science from Sabancı University, and worked as a member of VRL Lab under the supervision of Dr. Onur Varol.

Research Interests

  • Computational Social Science
  • Spread of Disinformation & Misinformation Through Social Media
  • Network Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Science
  • Economics