Korhan Koçak is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics in the fields of Political Economy and Formal and Quantitative Methods. Korhan’s research investigates political information, with a particular focus on the roles of media, social media, and cognitive biases. Korhan holds an MA and a BA in Economics from Sabanci University, Istanbul.

Selected Publications

Clarke, Killian, and Korhan Kocak. Forthcoming. “Launching Revolution: Social Media and the Egyptian Uprising's First Movers”. British Journal of Political Science.

Paler, Laura, Camille Strauss-Kahn, and Korhan Kocak.  Forthcoming.  "Is Bigger Always Better?  How Targeting Aid Windfalls Affects Capture and Social Cohesion".  Comparative Political Studies.