Bilge Turhan-Tezcan graduated from Bilkent University’s Department of Economics and worked as a project manager and consultant following her graduation. In 2016, she got accepted to the METU MBA program and started to work as a research assistant at the Department of Business Administration. Bilge prepared her master's thesis in the interdisciplinary field of nation branding. In 2018 she started the Ph.D. program at METU Department of International Relations. Her research areas are brand Turkey, political communication and public diplomacy. Between 2019 and 2020, she was appointed as a researcher at Presidency of Turkey Directorate of Communications, Department of Public Diplomacy.


Office: I202

E-mail: bilge.tezcan at

Phone: +90(312)210 30 33 - 2

Fax: +90(312)210 79 62

Mailing Address: Department of Business Administration, Middle East Technical University 06800 Ankara - TURKEY

Research Interests

Nation Branding

Strategic Communications

Public Diplomacy


BSc in Economics, Bilkent University, 2011

MBA in Business Administration, METU, 2018

PhD in International Relations, METU, Ongoing

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27/08/2020 - 13:59