"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than
by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
Dr. Özturgut has worked in the field of international and comparative education for over a decade. He has been an administrator and faculty member in various higher education institutions in Turkey, China, and the United States. He has conducted research in China, South Korea, Japan, Turkey, South Africa, and the US. He is an expert in international and comparative higher education, cultural competency, program evaluation, and leadership studies with numerous publications and presentations in these areas and has conducted many workshops nationally and internationally.
Awards and Accomplishments:
Presidential Teaching Award Nominee (twice)
Mission Continues Faculty Award in Education (Sr. Margaret Rose Palmer Award for Education)
Provost’s Legacy Teaching Award
Presidential Teaching Award Nominee
American Evaluation Association Minority Serving Institution Faculty Fellow
Program Evaluation, Cultural Aspects of Research, Cultural Competency, International and Comparative Education
Spending time with family and traveling
Cultural Aspects of Research
Systems of Belief
Research Methods and Tools
Triple Helix Executive Leadership for Global Competitiveness
PhD, MBA, M.Ed., M.A.T.