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Dr. Ezgi Akar, Ph.D. (she/her/hers)

Ezgi Akar
  • Assistant Professor
  • Business Communication and Information Systems
  • College of Business

Teaching Interests

Database management systems, database applications, computer programming languages, data analytics

  • Ph.D., MIS, Bogazici University
  • M.A., MIS, Bogazici University
  • B.S., MIS, Bogazici University
  • Google Data Analytics Certificate, Coursera, retrieved on Sep 2023. (see credential)
  • Dedication to Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (Tier III Project), the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, retrieved on Dec 2022.
  • Improving Teaching Practices and Enhancing Student Learning by Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, retrieved on May 2021.
  • Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI by DavidsonX (on edX), an online learning initiative of Davidson College, retrieved on May 2021. (see credential)
  • Data science and big data analytics: making data-driven decisions by Massachusetts Institute of Technology xPRO, retrieved on November 2019. (see credential)
Published Research
Professional Memberships
  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • AIS College: AIS Women’s Network
  • AIS Chapters: Midwest USA


Previous Professional Experience
  • University of Texas at Arlington, Visiting Assistant Professor, Information Systems & Operations Management, 2018-2020
  • University of Texas at Dallas, Adjunct Lecturer, Information Systems, Summer 2018