Prof. Dr. Elif Cepni
Chair of the Membership Communication Committee of the World Academy of Art and Science.
Prof. Dr. Elif Cepni holds a BA (Hons) degree (1990) from the University of Ankara’s Faculty of Political Sciences, an MSc in Economics from the University of Nottingham (1999) where she attended as a Jean Monnet scholar, an MA in the Economic Structure of the European Union from the University of Istanbul, and finally, a PhD in Economics from the University of Istanbul (1998).
Prof. Dr. Cepni also holds “International Economics” and “Advanced Econometrics” certificates awarded by the London School of Economics upon successful completion of two certificate programs.
Prof. Dr. Cepni joined Doğuş University’s Economics and Finance Department in 2000. She became an associate professor in Macroeconomics in 2004, and a full professor in 2010.
In 2011, she was appointed Rector of Doğuş University, a position she held until 2013.
In 2013, Prof. Dr. Cepni began working at Bahçeşehir University as a Vice Rector in charge of academic and international affairs and remained in this position for four years.
As of September 2017 she was appointed as the Executive Director of Nisantasi University International /Istanbul.
She was appointed as the Rector of Cyprus Health and Social Sciences University in July 2019 to set up a system of the newly established university. She has completed the task in November 2019.
As of January 2020, Prof.Cepni is appointed as a professor of management (decision making) to Karabuk University Faculty of Business Administration.
Prof. Dr. Cepni is the author of “A Guide for Economic and Financial Indicators”, as well as “The Economy of Turkey in Retrospect” and “Let’s Get Developed”.
In addition to her writing, she has also taught courses ranging from “Microeconomics”, “Macroeconomics”, “Development Economics”.
She taught “Advanced Economics” in Ph.D program and “Scenario Planning and Strategic Foresight” in Executive MBA.
She gives speeches on “Decision Making under Uncertainty and Strategic Foresight” as an invited speaker in various institutions.