Emel Özdora Akşak

Emel Özdora Akşak, Ph. D



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SSCI Indexed Publications

Ozdora-Aksak, E., Connolly-Ahern, C., & Dimitrova, D. 2021. Victims or Intruders? Refugee Portrayals in the News in Turkey, Bulgaria, and the UK, Special issue of Media War and Conflict. (Scopus)

 Ozdora-Aksak, E. & Dimitrova, D. V. 2021. Walking on a Tightrope: Challenges and Opportunities for Civil Society Organizations Working with Refugees and Migrants in Turkey. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, online, doi: 10.1007/s11266-020-00312-8. (SSCI)

Ozdora Aksak, E. 2020. Discursive Construction of Syrian Refugees in Shaping International Public Opinion: Turkey’s Public Diplomacy Efforts, Discourse and Communication, 14(3), p. tbd. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750481319893769. (SSCI)

Dimitrova, D. V., Ozdora Aksak, E., & Connolly-Ahern, C. 2018. On the Border of the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Views from Two Different Cultural Perspectives, American Behavioral Scientist, 62(4): 532-546. doi:10.1177/0002764218756920. (SSCI)

Ozdora-Aksak, E. and Atakan-Duman, S. 2016. Gaining legitimacy trough CSR: An analysis of Turkey’s 30 largest corporations. Business Ethics: A European Review, 25(3): 238-257. doi: 10.1111/beer.12114. (SSCI)

Ozdora-Aksak, E., Ferguson, M.A. and Atakan-Duman, S. 2016. Corporate social responsibility and CSR fit as predictors of corporate reputation: A global perspective. Public Relations Review, 42(1): 79-81. doi: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2015.11.004. (SSCI)

Ozdora-Aksak, E. 2015. An Analysis of Turkey’s Telecommunications Sector’s Online Presence: How Corporate Social Responsibility Contributes to Organizational Identity Construction, Public Relations Review, 41(3): 365-369 doi: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2015.01.001. (SSCI)

Ozdora-Aksak, E. and Atakan-Duman, S. 2015. The online presence of Turkish banks: Communicating the softer side of corporate identity. Public Relations Review, 41(1): 119-128. doi: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2014.10.004. (SSCI)

Atakan-Duman, S. and Ozdora-Aksak, E. 2014. The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Online Identity Construction: An Analysis of Turkey’s Banking Sector, Public Relations Review, 40(3): 862-864. doi: 10.10167j.pubrev.2014.07.004. (SSCI)

Ozdora-Aksak, E. and Molleda J. C. 2014. Immigrant Integration through Public Relations and Public Diplomacy: An Analysis of the Turkish Diaspora in the Capital of the European Union. Turkish Studies, 15(2), 220-241. doi: 10.1080/14683849.2014.926235. (SSCI)

 

Books and Book Chapters

Ozdora-Aksak, E., & Dimitrova, D. (2021). “Giving Voice to the Voiceless: The Case of Development Workshop Collective in Turkey,” In Source, G. (ed.) Media, Cultural & Communication Studies: Global Perspectives on NGO Communication for Social Change. Routledge.

Dikmen, E. Ş., Kılıç, N. P., & Ozdora-Aksak, E. “Pandemi Döneminde Kamu Spotlarının Çevrim içi Paylaşım Mecraları: T.C. Sağlık Bakanlığı YouTube Kanalı Örneği,” (pp. 75-104). In Erhan Eroğlu & Figen Ünal Çolak (Eds.) Sosyal Bilimci Gözüyle Pandemi: COVID-19 Üzerine Araştırma, Uygulama ve Tartışmalar. Literatürk Yayınları, İstanbul.

Dikmen, E. Ş., Ince, L. Y., & Ozdora Aksak, E. “Game Studies State of the Field: Lessons from the Past and Directions for the Future” (pp. 105-122). In Enes Emre Başar (Ed.) Paradigm Shifts within the Communication World. Nova Publishers, New York.

Atakan-Duman, S. and Ozdora-Aksak, E. 2014. Organizational Identity and Corporate Social Responsibility: Insights form Turkey’s Banking Sector. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing: Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-63191-7.

 

Other (Non-SSCI) Academic Publications

Altun, I., & Ozdora Aksak, E. 2019. Sponsorlu İçerik Marka İmajını Kurtarabilir mi: Türkiye’deki Teknoloji ve Telekomünikasyon Endüstrisinden Bir Vaka (Can Sponsored Content Be a Savior for Brand Image: A Case Study from Technology & Telecommunications Industry in Turkey) İletişim Kuram ve Araştırma Dergisi (48), 496-510.

Atakan Duman, S. and Ozdora-Aksak, E. 2017. The CSR Agenda of a Family Holding in Oil Extraction and Mining: An analysis of Turkey’s Pet Holding (Pet Holding Örnek Olay İncelemesi: Türkiye’de Bir Petrol Arama ve Madencilik Aile Şirketinin Kurumsal Sosyal Sorumluluk Gündemi), İletişim Kuram ve Araştırma Dergisi, 44, 2-16.

Atakan Duman, S. and Ozdora-Aksak, E. 2017. ‘Türkiye’de Kurumsal Sosyal Sorumluluğun Kavramsallaştırılması: Meta Sentez Analizi. Business and Economics Research Journal, 8(3), 501-517.

Ozdora-Aksak, E. and Atakan-Duman, S. 2016. How A Turkish Bank Uses Corporate Social Responsibility to Construct Its Identity? A Case Study. Istanbul University Faculty of Communication Journal, 1(50): 73-88. doi: 17064/iüifhd.50861

Ozdora‐Aksak, E. and Atakan‐Duman, S. 2014. Türkiye’de Telekomünikasyon Sektöründe Internet Üzerinden Örgütsel Kimlik İnşasında Kurumsal Sosyal Sorumluluğun Rolü, Gazi Üniversitesi İletişim Kuram ve Araştırma Dergisi, 38, 133-148.

 

Conferences and Conference Proceedings

Kiliç N.P., Dikmen, E. Ş., & Özdora Akşak, E. (May 27, 2021). Pandemi Döneminde T.C. Sağlik Bakanliği Dijital İletişim Pratikleri. Üsküdar University Faculty of Communication 8th International Communications Day: Crisis Communication in the Digital Age, Istanbul Turkey. May 26-28, 2021.

Dimitrova, D., & Ozdora Aksak, E. (April 22, 2021). Differences in Communication Strategies between Bulgarian and Turkish Migration CSOs. Presented in What do we say to migrants throughout their journey? Workshop organized by Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium, April 22-23, 2021.

Emel Özdora-Aksak and Colleen Kennedy-Karpat. 2020. “Strengthening NGO advocacy and digital communication capacities for marginalized groups through communication education and integrated curricula” (pp 402-405) published in the Proceeding Book of the Üsküdar University Faculty of Communication 7th International Communication Days – Communications Education in the Digital Age, Istanbul, Turkey, 21-23 October, 2020.

Ozdora Aksak, E.  & Daniela Dimitrova. 2020. “Humanitarian Organizations in Turkey: Access, Communication and Impact” to be presented in the panel on “A Toolkit for Researching Migration: Challenges and Opportunities in Studying Refugees/Asylum Seekers/Forced Migrants,” Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference,San Francisco, USA, 6-9 August 2020.

Ozdora Aksak, E.,  Dikmen, Ş., & Ince, L. Y. 2019. Oyun Çalışmalarında Yönelimler: Kuramsal Bakış Açıları, Yazının Gelişimi ve İletişim Teknolojilerinin Rolü. Yeni Medya Kongresi, Izmir, Turkey, 4-5 October 2019.

Dal, A. & Ozdora Aksak, E. 2019. Dijital Temsil Eşitsizliğine Direnmek Mümkün mü? Mülteci, Sığınmacı ve Göçmenleri Destekleyen Kuruluşların Türkiye’deki Sosyal Ağ Kullanımı. Yeni Medya Kongresi, Izmir, Turkey, 4-5 October 2019.

Ozdora-Aksak, E., Dimitrova, D., & Connolly-Ahern, C. Victims or Intruders? Refugee Portrayals in the News in Turkey and Bulgaria. International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Annual Conference, 7-11 July, 2019, Madrid, SPAIN.

Ozdora Aksak, E. 2019. Discursive Construction of  Syrian Refugees to Shape International Public Opinion: The Case of Turkey. 69th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, May 24-28, 2019, Washington D.C., USA.

Alakoc, B. P., & Ozdora-Aksak, E. 2019. Media Framing of Terrorism as Public Diplomacy. 77th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, April 4-7, 2019, Chicago, IL, USA.

Altun, Ipek and Ozdora-Aksak, Emel. 2018. Sponsorlu İçerik Marka İtibarını Kurtarabilir mi: Türkiye’deki Teknoloji ve Telekomünikasyon Endüstrisinden Bir Vaka Arastirmasi. CIDA / Uluslararası Dijital Çağda İletişim Sempozyumu, 18-19 October, Mersin University, Mersin, TURKEY.

Connolly-Ahern, C., Dimitrova, D. and Ozdora-Akşak, E. 2016. Framing a Humanitarian Crisis: Content Analysis of Refugee Coverage from Five European Nations. International Communication Section at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference 27-31 July 2016, Leicester, UK.

Dimitrova, D. and Ozdora-Akşak, E. 2015. On the Border of the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Views from Two Different Cultural Perspectives Turkey and Bulgaria. National Communication Association (NCA) 101th Annual Convention 19-22 November 2015, Las Vegas, USA.

Ozdora-Aksak, E. and Atakan-Duman, S. 2015. Establishing Legitimacy Through Corporate Social Responsibility: Identity Construction in Turkish Banks. Vol. 1, 51-55. 15th EBES Conference Lisbon, PORTUGAL.

Atakan-Duman, S. and Ozdora-Aksak, E. 2015. How do Turkish Banks Construct their Identities: A Thematic Analysis. 820-825. INTCESS15-International Conference on Education and Social Sciences, 2-4 February 2015, Istanbul, Turkey. ISBN: 978-605-64453-2-3.

Paşamehmetoğlu, A., Ozdora-Aksak, E. and Atakan-Duman, S. 2014. CSR as a strategic tool for gaining legitimacy: Mapping CSR activities among Turkey’s Largest Corporations. World Business and Social Science Research Conference, 14-16 April 2014, Paris, FRANCE.

Ozdora-Aksak, E. and Atakan-Duman, S. 2014. Online Identity Construction in Turkey’s Banking Sector: The Contribution of Corporate Social Responsibility. The 64th International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference, 22-26 May 2014, Seattle, USA.