Curriculum Vita

Education     
1999  Marmara University, PhD Educational Sciences
1995  Marmara University, MA Psychological Services in Education
1993 Istanbul University, BA Counseling and Guidance

 Academic Experience

Current Date 2013-August Harvard University Cambridge, MA Berkman Center for Internet & Society Research Fellow
2013-July 2010-August Fatih University Istanbul Department of Psychology Associate Professor
2010-August 2010-April Trakya University           Edirne Counseling and Guidance Program Associate Professor
2010-April 2008-June Trakya University           Edirne Counseling and Guidance Program Assistant Professor
2008-May 2007-July Tulane University              New Orleans, LA Department of Psychology Assistant Professor
2007-June 2006-July Indiana University Bloomington, IN School Psychology Program Research Scholar
2006-June 1999-July Trakya University           Edirne Counseling and Guidance Program Assistant Professor
1999-June 1994-August Trakya University           Edirne Counseling and Guidance Program Research Assistant

Administrative Positions:

Chairperson of Department of Psychology at Fatih University (2011-2013)

Head of Division of Counseling and Guidance Program at Trakya University (2001-2010)

 Classes Taught

Fatih University (In English) Research Methods in Psychology; Statistics in Behavioral Sciences; Advanced Child Psychology
Trakya University (Undergraduate) Educational Psychology; Counseling & Guidance; Statistics 
Trakya University (Graduate) Developmental Psychology; Research Methods; Statistics in Education; Measurement Techniques; Child & Adolescence Psychology 
Istanbul University (Graduate) Research Methods; Advanced Statistics I 
Tulane University USA (Graduate) (In English) Developmental Psychology; Psycho-educational Assessment I; Practicum in School Psychology; School Consultation

Academic and Professional Interests   

  • Quantitative methods
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • School psychology
  • Multicultural issues
  • Cyberbullying & Internet Harassment
  • Youth & Media
  • Self-Esteem & Professional/Career Self-Esteem
  • Mind-Brain, and Education

Research-related Skills

  • Research design
  • Conducting research
  • Basic, univariate and multivariate statistics in SPSS
  • Confirmatory factor analysis, path analysis and growth curve modeling in AMOS
  • Word and Excel Programs

 Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • Turkish Psychological Counseling and Guidance Association
  • InternationalSchoolPsychology Association
  • International Institute of School Psychology Member of Executive Committee

Counseling and Guidance/Consultation/Supervision Services

  • 1993-2013 Individual Counseling Services
  • 1994-1995/1996-1997 Consultation and guidance services for Trakya University Kindergarten parents and students
  • 1997-1998/2004-2005 Counseling and guidance services in Edirne Private Beykent K-12 Schools
  • 2000-2006 Consultation and guidance services in Edirne Private Sirinler Kindergarten
  • 2007-2008 Tulane University School Psychology Program Supervision for PhD Students

Reviewer Position (Journal indexing in SSCI)

  • CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking (ISSN 2152-2715)
  • Eurasian Journal of Educational Research (ISSN 1302-597X)
  • Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice (ESTP) (ISSN 1303-0485)
Publications

Peer Review Articles

Tanrıkulu, T.,  Kınay, H., & Arıcak, O.T. (2013). Cyberbullying Sensibility Scale: Validity and Reliability Study, Trakya University Journal of Education, 3(1), 38-47.

 Arıcak, O.T., Tanrıkulu, T., & Kınay, H. (2012). Initial psychometric findings of Cyber Victimization Scale, Mediterranean Journal of Educational Research, 6(11), 1-6.

Arıcak, O.T., Kınay, H. & Tanrıkulu, T. (2012). Initial psychometric findings of Cyber Bullying Scale, Hasan Ali Yücel Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, 9(1), 101-114.

Siyahhan, S., Aricak, O.T., & Cayirdag, N. (2012). The relation between bullying, victimization, and adolescents’ level of hopelessness. Journal of Adolescence, 35(4), p.1053-1059.

Güngör, İ.H., Ekşi, H., & Aricak, O.T. (2012). Values preferences predicting narcissistic personality traits in young adults. Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice, 12(2) (Supplementary Special Issue), 1281-1290.

Çakıcı, Y., Aricak, O.T., & Ilgaz, G. (2011). Can ‘Attitudes toward Biology Course’ and ‘Learning Strategies’ Simultaneously Predict Achievement in Biology? Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, Fall (45), 31-48.

Martinez, R.S., Aricak, O.T., Graves, M., Peters, J. & Nellis, L. (2011). Changes in Perceived Social Support and Socioemotional Adjustment across the Elementary to Junior High School transition. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 40(5), 519-530.

 Aricak, O.T. &Oakland, T. (2010). Multigroup Confirmatory Factor Analysis for the Teacher Form, Ages 5-21, of the Adaptive Behavior Assessment System-II. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 28(6), 578-584.

 Graney, S.B., Martínez, R.S., Missall, K.N., & Aricak, O.T. (2010). Universal screening of reading in late elementary school: R-CBM versus CBM maze. Remedial and Special Education,31(5), 368-377.

 Deniz, M., Dilmac, B., & Aricak, O.T. (2009). An analysis of life satisfaction and state-trait anxiety of the parents with handicapped children. International Journal of Human Sciences, 6(1), 953-968.

Martínez, R.S., Missall, K.N., Graney, S.B., Aricak, O.T., & Clarke, B. (2009). Technical adequacy of early numeracy curriculum-based measurement in kindergarten. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 34(2), 116-125.

Aricak, O.T. (2009). Psychiatric symptomatology as a predictor of cyberbullying among university students. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, Winter (34), 167-184.

Martínez, R.S., Aricak, O.T., & Jewell, J. (2008). Influence of reading attitude on reading achievement: A test of the temporal-interaction model. Psychology in the Schools, 45(10), 1010-1022.

Aricak, T., Siyahhan, S., Uzunhasanoglu, A. et al. (2008). Cyberbullying among Turkish Adolescents. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(3), 253-261.

Aricak, T., Bekci, B., Siyahhan, S., &Martinez, R.S. (2008). Turkish elementary school students’ perceptions of local and global terrorism. Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, N.14, 6(1), 117-134.

Whiston, S. & Aricak, O.T. (2008). Development and initial investigation of the school counseling program evaluation scale. Professional School Counseling, 11(4), 253-261.

Aricak, O.T. & Ilgaz, G. (2007). The investigation of construct validity of biology course attitude scale with exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, Summer (28), 1-8.

Kelley, K., Aricak, O.T., Light, R. L., & Agarwal, R. (2007). Proteinuria is a determinant of quality of life in diabetic nephropathy: Modeling lagged effects with path analysis. American Journal of Nephrology, 27(5), 488-494.

 Aricak, O.T. (2007). The investigation of Turkish university students’ vocational self-esteem levels within different departments. California Association for Counseling and Development Journal, 22, 21-33.

Aricak, T. (2005). The effect of gender and opposite sex romantic relationships on self-esteem among university students. Istanbul University Studies in Psychology, 25, 19-29.

Aricak, T. & Dilmac, B. (2003). An investigation on self-esteem and vocational self-esteem of counseling and guidance students. Trakya University Journal of Social Science, 3(1), 1-7.

Aricak, T. (2001). Disturbing effects of anxiety on man’s life. Trakya University Journal of Scientific Research, Series C Social Sciences, 1(2), 66-72.

Kulaksizoglu, A. & Aricak, T. (2000). Relations among aggression, self-esteem and locus of control in university students. Trakya University Journal of Scientific Research, Series C Social Sciences, 1(1), 87-94.

Aricak, T. (1999). Self-esteem and vocational self-esteem enhancement of teacher candidates through group counseling. Journal of Educational Sciences, 11, 11-22.Istanbul:MarmaraUniversity, Faculty of Education.

 Other Articles

 Aricak, O. T. (2012). Cyberbullying and challenges for educational systems. Career Window (Kariyer Penceresi), July-August (10), p.31-34.

Aricak, O.T. (2012). “Understanding the Intelligence (Zekayı Anlamak)”, PDR Coşkun, 8(13), 48-49.

Aricak, O. T. (2011). Cyberbullying: The new danger waiting for adolescents. Career Window (Kariyer Penceresi), November-December (6), p.10-11.

Aricak, T. (2006). Aggression and its reasons. Journal of Police (Polis Dergisi), 47, 183-189.

 Aricak, T. (2004). Critiques on university entrance examination. Olusum, 48, 36-40.

Aricak, T. (2003). What is the creativity? Olusum, 42, 27-32.

Aricak, T. (2001). The “scientific” principle in Turkish national education. Olusum, 36, 29-39.

Aricak, T. (2001). Democracy education II. Olusum, 35, 50-61.

Aricak, T. (2001). Democracy education I. Olusum, 34, 59-67.

Aricak, T. (1997). How responsible are parents in educational problems? Journal of Yasadikca Egitim, 55,20-23.

 Aricak, T. (1997). What kind of discipline? Journal of Yasadikca Egitim, 52, 14-17.

Book Chapters

Aricak, O.T., Tanrikulu, T., Siyahhan, S. & Kinay, H. (2013). Cyberbullying: The bad and the ugly side of information age in Social Media in Higher Education: Teaching in Web 2.0 Editors: Monica Patrut (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau, Romania) and Bogdan Patrut (Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau, Romania), IGI Global, USA.

Aricak, T. (2011). Discipline in classroom. Classroom Management. (Third Edition). (Editor: Musa Gursel). p. 211-233.Konya: Egitim Kitabevi Publications.

Aricak, T. (2001). Aricak vocational/professional self-esteem scale. Counseling, Leadership and Personality Development Center Handbook III. p.34-37.Istanbul: Air Force Academy Press.

 Aricak, T. (2001). Aricak professional self-esteem group work. Counseling, Leadership and Personality Development Center Handbook II. p.29-51.Istanbul: Air Force Academy Press.

International Presentations

 Arıcak, O.T., Tanrıkulu, T. ve Kınay, H. (2012). Initial psychometric findings of Cyber Victimization Scale (CVS). ICEC 2012 International Counseling and Education Conference. ITU Taskisla Campus, Istanbul, Turkey (The Paper was presented in May 05, 10:15-11:15 AM at Hall 2).

Aricak, O.T. (2012) Cyberbullying and its reasons. 4th International Symposium on Children at Risk and in Need of Protection, JW Marriot Hotel, Ankara, Turkey (The Paper was presented in April 24, 11:45-12:10 PM at Conference Hall).

Aricak, O.T. (2012) What can schools And families do against cyberbullying?, I.International Congress of Technology Addiction, Grand Cevahir Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey (The Paper was presented in April 07, 16:00-17:00 PM at Turkuvaz Hall).

Ilgaz, G., Aricak, O. T. & Çakıcı, Y. (2011). Development of scale for attitude towards chemistry course. World Conference on New Trends in Science Education (WCNTSE). Sürmeli Hotel, Kuşadası, Turkey (The Paper was presented as poster in September 21, 05:00-05:30 PM at Conference Hall).

Ilgaz, G., & Aricak, O. T. (2011). Development of scale for attitude towards physics course. European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) 2011 Biennial Conference. Centre de Congrès, Lyon, France (The Paper was presented in September 9, 9:00-10:30 AM at Salle Rhone 3B). http://lsg.ucy.ac.cy/esera/e_book/base/ebook/strand10/ebook-esera2011_ILGAZ-10.pdf

Yücel, M.,Çuhadar, C., Bülbül, T., & Aricak, T. (2011). Entwurf und entwicklung von mit blog unterstützten seminaren in der Deutschlehrerausbildung. Germanistik Konferenz, Krasnodar, Russia. Blickpunkt: Germanistik Konferenz, p.246-254.

Aricak, T., Cayırdag, N. & Siyahhan, S. (2008). The effects of direct and indirect bullying on secondary school children’s level of hopelessness. Western Psychological Association’s 88th Annual Convention. Hyatt Regency Irvine, California April 10-13, 2008 (The Paper was presented in April 12, 2:15-2:30 PM at Woodbridge Hall).

Aricak, T., Bekci, B. & Siyahhan, S. (2008). Turkish children’s perceptions of local and global terrorism. Western Psychological Association’s 88th Annual Convention. Hyatt Regency Irvine, California April 10-13, 2008 (The Paper was presented in April 12, 2:00-2:15 PM at Woodbridge Hall).

Siyahhan, S. & Aricak, T. (2008). Cyberbullying among adolescents. Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) 2008 Biennial Meeting. Hilton Chicago Hotel,Chicago,IL March 6-9 2008 (The Paper was presented as poster in March 8, 2:30-4:00 PM at Northwest Hall).

Fazlioglu, Y., Aricak, T. & Baran, G. (2007). Mothers’ views about sexual development and education of their preschool children. IV. Balkan Congress. June 22-24, 2007. Stara Zagora-Bulgaria.

Fazlioglu, Y., Baran, G. & Aricak, T. (2006). A study on perception about family environment and life satisfaction of mothers who have children with autism. I. International Home Economics Congress. March 22-24, Ankara-Turkey.

Aricak, T. (2005). A systematic approach model in diagnosing and solving discipline problems in classroom. 27. Annual ISPA Colloquium. July 13-17, 2005. Athens-Greece. (EBSCO ERIC 500496)

Aricak, T. (2002). Self-esteem and vocational self-esteem enhancement: a group counseling program for university students. 25. Annual ISPA Colloquium. July 25-29, 2002. Nyborg-Denmark.(EBSCO ERIC 500339)

National Oral Presentations

Aricak, O.T., Kınay, H. & Tanrıkulu, T. (2011). Initial psychometric findings of Cyber Bullying Scale (CBS). XI. National Counseling & Guidance Congress Book. İzmir:EgeUniversity & Turkish Counseling and Guidance Association, p.340-341.

 Tanrıkulu, T., Kınay, H. & Aricak, O.T. (2011). Cyber Bullying Sensibility Scale (CBSS). XI. National Counseling & Guidance Congress Book. İzmir:EgeUniversity & Turkish Counseling and Guidance Association, p.338-339.

Yiğit, R., Dilmaç, B., Aricak, O.T., & Deniz, M.E. (2010). Investigation of self-esteem and professional self-esteem levels of policemen in terms of those own values. New Developments in Turkish Police Organization Symposium. Ankara-Turkey.

Aricak, T. (2001). Self-esteem and vocational self-esteem enhancement through group counseling. 6. National Counseling & Guidance Congress Book. Ankara: Turkish Counseling and Guidance Association Publications, No: 8, p.74.

 Aricak, T. (2001). Development of vocational/professional self-esteem scale and its validity and reliability. 6. National Counseling & Guidance Congress Book. Ankara: Turkish Counseling and Guidance Association Publications, No: 8, p.29.

 Aricak, T. (2001). Development of Trakya university self-esteem scale and its validity and reliability. 11. National Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Congress Book.GaziUniversitySchool of Medicine, Department of Child Psychiatry, p. 22-23.

Aricak, T. & Onur, V. (1999). Teacher candidates’ views on teaching vocation and examining the discrepancies related to self-esteem levels in terms of different variables. 4. National Educational Sciences Congress Book 1. Eskisehir:AnadoluUniversity Publications, No: 1076, p. 458-472.

 Advisor Position in Doctoral Dissertations

Tanrıkulu, Taşkın (2013). The Analysis of Variables about Cyber Bullying and The Effect of An Intervention Program with Tendency to Reality Therapy on Cyber Bullying. Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation. Sakarya University Institute of Educational Sciences, Sakarya.

 Advisor Position in Master Theses

Özel, Sedat (2013). Investigation of the Relationship between Cyber Bullying, Cyber Victimization, Depression and Self-Esteem among High School Students. Unpublished Master Thesis. Fatih University Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul.

 Özbay, Ahmet (2013). Relationship between Cyber Bullying, Cyber Victimization, Alexithymia and Forms of Anger Expression among Adolescents. Unpublished Master Thesis. Fatih University Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul.

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