Özgür Kıbrıs is the Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences & Professor of Economics at Sabancı University.
He received a BS in Industrial Engineering in 1992 and an MA in Economics in 1995 from Bilkent University. He received his PhD in Economics in 2000 from University of Rochester. He has joined Sabancı University in 2001 as an Assistant Professor. He became an Associate Professor in 2009 and a full Professor in 2015. Outside Sabancı University, Professor Kıbrıs also worked at Universite Catholique de Louvain, University of Rochester, and Duke University, where he taught classes and did research. At Sabancı University, he previously served as the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Professor Kıbrıs’ research and teaching activities focus on political economy, social choice theory, game theory, and decision theory. The Turkish Academy of Sciences has awarded his research with an Incentive Award in 2003 and a GEBIP Award in 2006. His teaching activities on these fields were awarded by Sabancı University with a Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Teaching Award in 2010.