Gözde İkizer (Post-doctoral Fellow)

Gozde Ikizer

Researcher for the EU FP7 TACTIC Project "Tools, Methods and Training for Communities and Society to Better Prepare for a Crisis"

(2014-2016; FP7-SEC-2013-1, Grant Agreement No. 608058)


Contact Info

Office: Modsimmer Building Room No: 114 

Phone: +90 312 210 7382

E-mail: ikizergozde@gmail.com 



Ph.D., Middle East Technical University, 2014

M.S., Middle East Technical University, 2009

B.S., Middle East Technical University, 2006


Research Interests

Resilience, traumatic stress, natural disasters, and post-disaster psychosocial support



Doğulu, C., Karanci, A. N., &  Ikizer, G. (2016). How do survivors perceive community resilience? The case of the 2011 earthquakes in Van, Turkey. Internationa Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.02.006 

Ikizer, G., Karanci, A. N., & Doğulu, C. (2015). Exploring factors associated with psychological resilience among earthquake survivors from Turkey.Journal of Loss & Trauma. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15325024.2015.1108794

Ikizer, G., Karanci, A. N., & Doğulu, C. (2015). How does impact of objective and subjective disaster exposure relate to the three clusters of posttraumatic stress symptoms? Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry [Anadolu Psikiyatri Dergisi]. Advance online publication. doi: 10.5455/apd.201001

Karanci, A. N., Doğulu, C., Yılmaz, Ş., İkizer, G., & Bayraktar, H. (2015). Short Report on Workshop 2, Case Study Earthquakes in Turkey [Deliverable 7.2]. Ankara, Turkey: Middle East Technical University for the TACTIC Project.

Karanci, A. N., Ikizer, G., & Doğulu, C. (2015). emBRACE Work Package 4 Report: Archetypes of personal attributes and cognition for psycho-social resilience from narratives [Deliverable 4.1]. Ankara, Turkey: Middle East Technical University for the emBRACE Project.

Karanci, A. N., Doğulu, C., Ikizer, G., & Ozceylan-Aubrecht, D. (2014). emBRACE Work Package 5 Case Study Report: Earthquakes in Turkey [Deliverable 5.3]. Ankara, Turkey: Middle East Technical University for the emBRACE Project.

Ikizer, G. (2014). Factors related to psychological resilience among survivors of the earthquakes in Van, Turkey (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Karanci, A. N., Ikizer, G., Doğulu, C., Jülich, S., & Kruse, S. (2013). emBRACE Work Package 6 Report: Participatory assessment workshops in the case study areas: Documentation of the second stakeholder workshop. Ankara, Turkey: Middle East Technical University and Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL for the emBRACE Project.

Birkmann, J., Changseng, D., Abeling, T., Huq, N., Karancı, A. N., İkizer, G.,…Jülich, S. (2012). emBRACE WP1: Systematization of different concepts, quality criteria, and indicators. emBRACE Consortium.

Changseng, D., Wolfertz, J., Setiadi, N., Karancı, A. N., Koçak İkizer, G., Kuhlicke, C.,…, Fordham, M. (2012). emBRACE WP1: Early discussion and gap analysis on resilience. emBRACE Consortium.


Psychosocial Support in Disasters online course as part of the web-based Natural Disaster Risk Management Program by World Bank - GFDRR (Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery) and METU Disaster Management Center – (May 2014 – continued) –  Course developer/facilitator (with Prof. Dr. A. Nuray Karancı and Assoc. Prof. Banu Yılmaz) 



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