Yasemin Çürük is Assistant Professor of Turkish Languages in the Department of Turkish Language and Literature at Dogus University, Istanbul. She holds a BA and MA in Turkish Language and Literature from Cukurova University, Adana and Ph.D in Turkish Language from Ankara University, Ankara. Her research interests include word-formation, compound words, reduplications, phrases, collocations in Turkish Language. She is the editor of Paradoks by İlker Yıldız and also the reductor of some works. She has publications in national and international journals and a chapter in book of Renk Kitabı (The Color Book).