Sumeyra joined King’s College London September 2021 as a teaching fellow. Her research background is primarily in developmental psychology, particularly in relation to family dynamics, well-being, and close relationships. Sumeyra has previously taught as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) at University of Sussex from 2017 – 2021. She received her PhD from University of Sussex November 2021, in Developmental Psychology, M.S. in Developmental Psychology from Middle East Technical University and her BSc in Psychology from Bilkent University.
- Close Relationships
- Family Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
Sumeyra is the Module Co-lead for the Year 1 BSc Psychology module Psychology and Development.
Yalcintas S, Pike A (2021). Co-parenting and Marital Satisfaction Predict Maternal Internalizing Problems When Expecting a Second Child. Psychological Studies, 66(2). 10.1007/s12646-021-00620-z
Yalcintas S, Pike A, Oliver BR. (2021) Household Chaos and Child Behavior Problems Predict Maternal Well-being, Psychiatric Quarterly, 92(4). 10.1007/s11126-021-09947-2
Gunaydin G, Selcuk E, Urganci B, Yalcintas S. (2021) Today You Care, Tomorrow You Don’t: Differential Roles of Responsiveness Variability and Average Responsiveness in Romantic Attachment. Social Psychological and Personality Science12(5):839-849 10.1177/1948550620944111