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Dr. Hakan Ízšelik

Associate Professor
Management Area
College of Business Administration
California State University, Sacramento

Academic Background:

Dr. Ozcelik is an Associate Professor in the College of Business Administration at the California State University, Sacramento; and a visiting professor at the Bosphorus University in Istanbul, Turkey. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of British Columbia, Canada. He holds a double-major degree in Management and Political Science, and an MBA from Bosphorus University, Turkey. His current research interests revolve around understanding the role of emotions in organizational life, focusing on such topics as emotional climate and fit; emotions and decision making; emotions and communication; and discrete emotions such as anger and loneliness.

Dr. Ozcelik has published his research studies in various academic outlets, including Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Research on Emotion in Organizations, International Journal of Work Organization and Emotion, and the Academy of Management Conference Best Papers Proceedings; and presented studies at several national and international academic conferences. He currently serves on the editorial board of Academy of Management Review. The research project on work loneliness has recently been selected for the Best Papers Proceedings of the Academy of Management Conference in San Antonio.

He has taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses in organizational behavior, business communications, and management. To date, Dr. Ozcelik has received the Citation of Excellence Award from the Emerald Managment Reviews*, the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Academy of Management, the Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of British Columbia, and the Research and Creative Activity Award and the Pedagogy Enhancement Award grants from the California State University, Sacramento.

Since he joined the Sacramento State University, Dr. Ozcelik has been collaborating with several private and public organizations in the Greater Sacramento area to conduct research projects. He has also been providing management consulting and training services to organizations, with a focus on improving managers' and employees' emotional capital, communication competence, and leadership skills by utilizing the sociodrama method. He has worked with several organizations both in the United States and Turkey, such as the Sutter Health Leadership Academy, Intel, City of Roseville, Siemens, Teachers Academy in Turkey, Garanti Bank, and Comtek Computer Systems Inc.

Outside academic work, Hakan Ozcelik has been involved with theater as an amateur actor and director for many years and has performed in several productions.

He is married and has one son, who makes Hakan and his wife learn how to rediscover the joys of life.

Contact Info:

ADRESS: College of Business Administration, 6000 J Street, Sacramento CA, 95819-6088
OFFICE: Tahoe 2042
TELEPHONE: 278-7130
E-MAIL: ozcelikh@csus.edu

  Emerald Citation of Excellence