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JProf. Dr. Gönül Dogan

Research Interests

Dr. Dogan’s current research is mostly focused on group behavior. She is interested in the effect of group identity, mob formation, dilution of morality via groups, and group decision-making.

Curriculum Vitae

Gönül Dogan is a Junior Professor of Corporate Development and Business Ethics at the University of Cologne since May 2015. She has a B. Sc. In Industrial Engineering, and MA in Economics from Bilkent University in Ankara. Dr. Dogan completed her doctoral studies with her dissertation on social networks and behavioral economics and received her Ph.D. from Tilburg University in 2009. Before joining the seminar for Business Ethics and Corporate Development at the University of Cologne, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam.
Her work has been published in academic journals such as Nature Human Behavior, Experimental Economics, and Games and Economic Behavior.


Administrative responsibilities

  • Administration of Master Theses

Teaching responsibilities


D. Alempaki, G. Doğan & S. Saccardo. 2019. Deception and reciprocity, Experimental Economics, 22, 980-1001.

K. Abbink & G. Doğan. 2019. How to choose your victim, Games and Economic Behavior, 113, 482-469.

G. Doğan. 2018. Collusion in a buyer–seller network formation game. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 155, 445-457.

G. Doğan, L. Glowacki & H. Rusch. 2018. Spoils division rules shape aggression between natural groups, Nature Human Behavior, 2, 322-326.

G. Doğan, M. A. L. M. van Assen, A. van de Rijt & V. Buskens. 2009. The stability of exchange networks, Social Networks, 31(2), 118-125.