Dr. A. Banu Biçakçi is an Associate Professor for Strategic Public Relations in the Public Relations and Advertising Department at İzmır University of Economics (IEU). Previously she worked at Yeditepe University in Istanbul for 15 years. Since 2006, she has been teaching the following courses at BA and MA levels: Introduction to Public Relations; Theories of Communication; Corporate Public Relations; Strategic Planning for Creative Campaigns; History of PR; Persuasion and Perception and History, Theory and Practice of PR (MA). She has published international articles and book chapters, particularly on Turkish PR history and CSR. She is a member of EUPRERA, ECREA and IAMCR. She has been conducting research in EUPRERA PR History network for five years; she has also been acting as a reviewer for the special PR history issues of Public Relations Review and The Journal of PR Research.