College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Graduate Research Assistant
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|M.A.||Developmental Psychology||Ozyegin University||2018|
Alp's research interests include first-time fathers' (social and emotional) readiness and preparedness for parenting, fathers' experiences of their transition to fatherhood, and fathers' influence on their children's social-emotional and cognitive development. Alp also pursues interest in formation of narrative identity in familial context and its link to positive development among emerging adults.
Prior Professional Positions
|Organization||Title||Years of Service|
|Adolescent and Youth Lab||Graduate Research Assistant||2017-2018|
|Relationship Research Lab||Graduate Research Assistant||2014-2017|
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Costa Fund||College of Family and Consumer Sciences||2019|
|Creswell Fund||College of Family and Consumer Sciences||2019|
|B.I.D.E.P. Fund||Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey||2017|
Dr. Geoffrey L. Brown
Dr. Kalsea Koss
Dr. Assaf Oshri
Brown G. L., Aytuglu H. A. (2020). Father-child attachment relationships. In H. E. Fitzgerald, K. von Klitzing, N. J. Cabrera, J. Scarano de Mendonça, & T. Skjøthaug (Eds.), Handbook of fathers and child development (pp. 273-290). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51027-5_18
Aytuglu, A. & Brown, G. L. Pleasure in parenting as a mediator between fathers’ attachment representations and paternal sensitivity. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Brown, G. L., Mangelsdorf, S. C., Neff, C., Shigeto, A., Aytuglu, A., & Thomas, C. R. Infant attachment configurations with mothers and fathers: Implications for triadic interaction quality and children’s parental preferences. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Aytuglu, A., Brown, G. L., & Dost-Gözkan, A. (in preparation) Moderating effect of cultural self-construals on the link between emerging adult’s narratives about parents and positive development.