Earned academic degrees from Bilkent University with her studies on Peyami Safa and Halit Ziya. Participated in a literary dictionary of Turkish novelists with two literary biographies in English. A co-coordinator of a TÜBİTAK project on the social profile of women writers. Apart from her publications and conference proceedings, participated in programs in NTV Radio, TVNet, İz TV and Kanal D. Her areas of interest include modernization, conservatism and gender studies. Made a literary turn, following an education on political science and a career in diplomacy.