Dr. Karakas is Lecturer in Business and Leadership at University of East Anglia and Visiting Lecturer at Mountbatten Institute.  He holds a PhD in Organizational Behaviour (McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management) and his PhD thesis on benevolent leadership was selected as the winner of 2010 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the Leadership and Organization Development category. Dr. Karakas taught courses and executive training programs in Canada, Turkey, and the UK.  He specializes on organizational effectiveness, leadership, creativity, spirituality, and careers.  He is the recipient of McGill University Ph.D. Program Teaching Excellence Award. Dr. Karakas published more than 25 articles in leading international management journals such as Journal of Business EthicsJournal of Management Education, and Journal of Management Development
MA
Leadership & Organisational Effectiveness (LOE), Skills & Approaches to Work Based Learning (S&A), Triple Negotiated Experiential Learning Module (NELM), Design, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
PhD - McGill University, Canada