She was born in Bursa in 1978. After she graduated from Anatolian High School in Bursa, she got her Bachelors degree in Mathematics Major from Uludag University, Faculty of Science, Mathematics Department in 1999. Then, she got her Masters degree from Uludag University, Institute of Social Sciences in 2003, and her PhD. degree after finishing the program of Uludag University, Institute of Educational Sciences in 2011 respectively. In the meantime, she was awarded with a scholarship by Turkish Council of Higher Education to study her doctoral thesis at Georgia State University, USA, in 2010. Then, she continued to study for her research, at GSU within the years of 2011 and 2012 as a visiting scholar in the United States.
She has been continuing her academic studies at Uludag University since 2002, and currently holding Professor Degree in Mathematics Education at Uludag University in Bursa, Turkey. She has several studies and manuscripts published in various international academic journals on her primary research interest areas.
Research Areas: Mathematics Education, Understanding Mathematics, Analytic Geometry, Learning of Analytic Geometry Concepts, Problem Solving, Statistics, Teaching and Learning of Statistics, Non-Routine Mathematical Problems, Realistic Mathematics Education, Teaching and Learning of Probability Concepts, Constructivism, Active Learning - Cooperative Learning, Abstraction, RBC+C Abstraction Theory, Mathematical Disposition, Mathematical Beliefs and Attitudes, Metacognitive Awareness, Teaching and Learning of Limit Concepts, Teaching and Learning of Functions, STEM Education