Asiye Öztürk studied translation and interpretation at Hacettepe University. She received her MA degree in the field of Translation Studies from Hacettepe University. She undertook her PhD studies in translation at the Graduate School of Informatics - Cognitive Sciences at Middle East Technical University. She previously worked at Atılım University as a research assistant and lecturer. She has international interpreting experience. She now lectures "Simultaneous Interpreting", "Community Interpreting", "Professional Communication for Interpreters", "Interpreting Studies" at Izmir University of Economics. Her research areas of interest are interpreting studies, cognitive sciences, conference interpreting, interpreting training. and translation studies.