Dr. Alpaslan is Associate Professor of Management at California State University, Northridge. His multidisciplinary research approach focuses mainly on the causes, consequences and the management of large scale crises. His other research interests include ethical decision making, corporate governance, management education, and the philosophy of social sciences. His articles have been published in journals such as Harvard Business Review, Management Communication Quarterly, MIT Sloan Management Review, Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Journal of Management Education, and Journal of Management Inquiry. His books have been published by Stanford University Press and Palgrave Macmillan. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Academy of Management Learning & Education.