Dr. Asli Ceylan Oner joined the School of Urban and Regional Planning at FAU in August 2008 as an assistant professor. She received her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Environmental Design and Planning in 2008. She holds master degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science in Cities, Space and Society; and from Ball State University in Architecture and MBA. She has Bachelors in Architecture from the Middle East Technical University in Turkey.
Dr. Oner’s main research interests include globalization, locational strategies of transnational advanced producer service firms, planning and governance of global cities, and metropolitan growth and decentralization. She is also interested in comparative urbanization and European cities. Dr. Oner is a member of the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC), centered in the Geography Department at Loughborough University in England. In GaWC, she participated in various projects related to transnational firms and global urban networks. She also took part in different projects in the Metropolitan Institute of Virginia Tech related to metropolitan decentralization of US cities. Dr. Oner has taught introductory courses in urbanization and development and senior level courses in European.