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Associate Professor
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Research Interests: Stigma and other psycho-social factors in living with HIV; Effects of stress and negative social evaluation on biological markers of health, social support, and attachment security

Office Hours: By appointment


  • B.S., Bogazici University, Mechanical Engineering with Honors
  • M.A., Loyola College, Clinical Psychology
  • Ph.D., Stanford University, Social-Personality Psychology
  • Postdoc, University of California, San Francisco, Health Psychology

Bulent Turan examines the mechanisms underlying the relationship between social bonds and well-being. Other projects examine the effects of HIV-related stigma and discrimination among persons living with HIV.

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