BURCU H. OZUDURU, PHD
Gazi University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of City and Regional Planning
Celal Bayar Blv., 06570 Maltepe, ANKARA/TURKEY
Office Telephone: +90(312)582-3701; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
November - 2010
Spatial Statistics, Quantitative Methods in Planning, Real Estate Market Research, Retail Location
Models, Urban Economics, Urban Design.
PhD City and Regional Planning, The Ohio State University, 2006
Dissertation: An Empirical Analysis of Shopping Center Locations in Ohio
MCRP Urban Design, Middle East Technical University, 2001
Dissertation: The Relation between Shopping Centers and the Urban Quality:
Transformation of Retail Space Organization in relation to Changing
Minor Degree Historic Preservation, Middle East Technical University, 1998
BCRP City and Regional Planning, Middle East Technical University, 1998
2007 – present ERASMUS Coordinator, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
2006 – present Post-Doctorate Researcher, Gazi University, Department of
City and Regional Planning, Ankara, Turkey
April 2004 – August 2006 Intern, The Danter Company, Columbus, Ohio
February – April 2004 Intern, The Columbus Dispatch, Marketing Department,
June 2003 – January 2004 Intern, Limitedbrands, Real Estate Department, Columbus,
1999 – 2001 Teaching/Research Assistant, Middle East Technical
University, Department of City and Regional Planning, Ankara,
Awards and Grants
2010-2011 National Grant by Turkish Scientific Research Institution Project Title: The Impact of
Shopping Space Transformation on Social Sustainability: A Case Study of Ankara
2009-2011 National Grant by Turkish Scientific Research Institution (First 20% tier: about
$50,000) Project Title: An Analysis of the Spatial Distribution of Shopping Centers and
Shopping Potential in Ankara with Retail Location Models
2007 Travel Award for the Conference in Virginia - Turkish Scientific Research Institution
2006 Recognition - ‘Market Feasibility Analysis for Mixed-Use Development, Madisonville,
Cincinnati, Ohio’, Intern Competition, The Ohio State University, Department of City
and Regional Planning
2004 AGGRS - Graduate Student Alumni Research Award, the Ohio State University
2001 Doctorate Scholarship, 4 years - The Turkish Institute of Higher Education
March, 2010 ‘An Alternative to Central Business Districts: The Impact of Shopping Centers in
Ankara on Urban and Spatial Development’, (with C. Varol), CSM, Ankara.
November 6-8, 33rd Urbanism Colloquium, ‘An Alternative to Central Business Districts: The
2009 Impact of Shopping Centers in Ankara on Urban and Spatial Development’, (with
C. Varol), Akdeniz University, Antalya.
July 15-19, 23rd AESOP Conference, ‘Global Restructuring of the Market Place: Local and
2009 Regional Impacts on the Spatial Distribution of Retail Activity in Turkey’, (with C.
Varol), University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.
July 8-10, 2009 IIIrd World Conference of Spatial Econometrics, ‘Modeling the Spatial
Dependency of Shopping Center Trade Areas’, (with J.M. Guldmann), Spatial
Econometrics Association, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
November 6-8, 32nd Urbanism Colloquium, ‘The Impact of Spatial Transformation in
2008 Consumption Spaces on Social Sustainability: Yenimahalle and Eryaman Case
Studies’, (with O.Y. Ercoskun and A. Ugurlar), Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul.
April 6-8, 2008 A Suburban World International Conference, ‘On the Verge of Urban Sprawl:
Exploring the Peripheral Expansion of Ankara with Case Studies of Batikent and
Cayyolu’, (with F. Eke and O. Aras), Virginia Tech University, Metropolitan
Institute, Alexandria, Virginia.
April 6, 2007 Ohio State University Brown Bag Seminars, Columbus, Ohio (with Jean- Michel
November 28, DAAP School of Planning PhD Program Colloquium, University of Cincinnati,
2006 Ohio (with Jean-Michel Guldmann).
Ozuduru, B.O. and J.M. Guldmann, Review of Retail Trade Area Models and Their Use for
Urban Retail Policy (under review)
Ozuduru, B.O., Assessing the Geographical Interdependency of Shopping Center Trade Areas
Across Zip Codes in Ohio: An Empirical Analysis (under review)
CRP 195 Evolution of Scientific Thinking: Scientific Thinking; Scientific Innovations in
History; Reflections on Evolution of Physical Planning
CRP 261-262 Planning Studio I & II: Site Analyses at Various Scales; Scenario Development;
Design Process; Conceptual Drawing; Site Plan Drawing
CRP 305 Urban Design Studio I: Retrospective Analyses of Urban Design Paradigms; Theory in
CRP 306 Urban Design Studio II: Developing Alternative Design Scenarios for Selected Areas
CRP 342 Environmental Design Studio: Application of Urban Design Processes and Methods
CRP 361-362 Planning Studio III & IV: Regional Analyses; Scenario Development; SWOT
Analysis; Analysis of Regional Development Potential; Strategic Plans; Regional Plans,
Alternative Scenario Development; Physical Plans; Development Plans; Analysis of
Problems and Opportunities
CRP 443 Metropolitan Sectors and Central Business Districts: Role of Public, Private, and
NGO Sectors in Metropolitan Areas; Site and Design Characteristics of CBDs
Advanced user of GIS-based (ArcView, ArcMap, Maptitude), GAMS, SAS, R-project and SPSS