Pınar ACAR


Office: H116

E-mail: pacar at

Phone: +90(312)210-2052

Mailing Adress: Department of Business Administration, Middle East Technical University

06800 Ankara - TURKEY




B.Sc.       Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Completion Date: June 1993

Major: General Business Administration


MBA        Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Completion Date: January 1996

Thesis: Competitive Advantage of Turkey in the Folk Dance Industry.

Concentration: General Business


Ph.D.       Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Completion Date: July 2002

Major: Management

Minor: Research Methods

Dissertation Title: Diversity, Conflict and Systems Leadership in Project Groups: A Longitudinal Study


Research Interests 

  • Surface- and Deep Level Diversity in Teams
  • Identification Processes in Teams
  • Leadership
  • Gender 
  • Equality and Inclusion


Courses taught this semester

  • Strategic Management
  • Management and Organizations 
  • Leadership Theory and Practice