Assistant Professor, Adana Alparslan Türkeş Science and Technology University, Turkey
Elif KEMALOGLU-ER is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Translation and Interpreting at Adana Alparslan Türkeş Science and Technology University (ATU). She has also worked as the Department Chair and the Head of International Relations Office at ATU. She has 20 years of teaching experience as an instructor of English for Academic and Specific Purposes at reputable Turkish universities. She received her BA in Translation and Interpreting at Bogazici University. She completed her MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language at Bilkent University and she earned her PhD degree in English Language Education at Bogazici University with her dissertation on English as a lingua franca (ELF)-aware pre-service teacher education. Several of her publications focus on multifarious topics on English language teaching (ELT), English language teacher education, English as a lingua franca and Global Englishes. She has also been an active participant and a leader in multifaceted research projects. Her research interests include English language teaching, English language teacher education, foreign language teaching methodologies, English as a lingua franca and Global Englishes.