Dr. Cankurtaran, P.
Pinar Cankurtaran is Assistant Professor of Brand Strategy at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Her current research focuses on brand authenticity, brand discourses and craft innovation. Her work has been published in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, Industrial Marketing Management and Research in the Sociology of Organisations (forthcoming). She has contributed cases to the book Brand Management: Co-creating Meaningful Brands (2nd Edition) and a chapter to the Routledge Companion to Corporate Branding.
Pinar Cankurtaran received the BSc degree in Business Administration from Bilkent University in Turkey, and the MSc degrees in International Development and Management Research from the University of Bath and the University of Oxford, respectively, in the United Kingdom. She received the MPhil in Business Research and the PhD in Marketing Management from the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) at Erasmus University in The Netherlands.
- 2008 – 2014
PhD Marketing Management, Rotterdam School of Management
- 2007 – 2008
MPhil Business Research, Rotterdam School of Management
- 2004 – 2005
MPhil Management Research, University of Oxford
- 2002 – 2003
MSc International Development, University of Bath
- 2012 – present
Assistant professor, Department of Industrial Design, Delft University of Technology
Specialisation / field of research
- Brands and branding
- Marketing strategy
Lectures/Coaches students on:
- Strategic Brand Management
- SPD Research Project (lecture)
- Brand and Product Commercialisation (lecture)
- Master Graduation Project