Gizem Yalcin , MSc

Gizem Yalcin

PhD Candidate
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Gizem Yalcin is a 4th year doctoral candidate in Marketing at the Rotterdam School of Management.

Her specialization is consumer behavior, and she is very much interested in the concept of technology and how it affects the way consumers behave.

Gizem completed her undergraduate studies (BSc) in Management at Bilkent University (Turkey) with a major in marketing & innovation and a minor in psychology. She graduated cum laude in 2017 from Erasmus University's research master (MPhil) program with a specialization in marketing. During her PhD, she was a visiting graduate researcher at University of British Columbia (2018) and Cornell University (2019).

She has received many grants during her graduate studies, including the ERIM Achievement Grant (2015) and a grant from the European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management (2016). She received several awards during her studies including the Bruins Prize (2017), which is intended for research students who excel in terms of their academic performance, the Beattie Award (2019) which is given to advanced graduate students who study judgment and decision making, and Talent Placement Award (2020). 

To learn more, please visit her personal website

Professional experience

PhD Candidate

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Marketing Management


Scholarly Publications

  • G. Paolacci & G. Yalcin (2020). Fewer but Poorer: Benevolent Partiality in Prosocial Preferences. Judgment and decision making, 15 (2), 173-181.


Side positions

  • Erasmus Research Institute of Management

    Erasmus Research Participation System (ERPS) Administrator


Media item

  • Erkenning voor bijzondere prestaties medewerkers en studenten

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Past courses

Research Training & Bachelor Thesis

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BAD10
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master, Pre-master Business Administration (English Language)