Professor Çiftçi is the Director of School of Counseling and Counseling Psychology. Through her leadership positions and scholarship, she has worked to identify critical factors and develop interventions that will help build more inclusive environments particularly for marginalized communities in educational and training settings.
Çiftçi is the recipient of the American Psychological Association’s 2014 APA Presidential Citation and an APA fellow in Division 17: Society of Counseling Psychology and Division 52: International Psychology. She spent 16 years at Purdue University as a faculty and administrator before moving to ASU.
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, APA Accredited, The University of Memphis
M.S. Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
B.S. Educational Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey