Özgecan Koçak, pronounced (ohz-gay-john ko-chuck), holds a PhD in organizational behavior from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining the faculty at Emory, Koçak held positions at Columbia Business School and Sabancı University. Her research in the fields of organization theory, economic sociology, and strategy focus on market structures and meaning systems that shape organizational and individual behavior. Her work has been published in leading journals, including the American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Management Science, and Organization Science.


  • PhD in Organizational Behavior
    Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
  • MA in Sociology
    Stanford University
  • BA in Economics & Sociology
    Boğaziçi University