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Ece Kaynak

Ece Kaynak

Ph.D. Student in Management Science and Engineering, admitted Autumn 2013

Ece Kaynak is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University.

Research Area: Work and occupations

Ece is interested in the future of work, occupations, and post-bureaucratic modes of organizing. Her dissertation is an ethnography of coding bootcamps in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her previous work examined how organizations influence their political environments, which she studied through an ethnography of government affairs professionals. Ece holds a MSc in Management, Organizations & Governance from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and a BA in Sociology from Bogazici University in Istanbul. Prior to starting her PhD, Ece worked for five years at Pfizer, Deloitte and Avea Telecommunications in Istanbul, Turkey.