Nesrin Oruç holds a PhD in English Language Teaching from Anadolu University. Between 2003-2004 she worked as a Foreign Language Teaching Assistant as a Fulbright Scholar at the State University of New York (SUNY), at Binghamton. Between 2005-2008 she worked at Dokuz Eylül University, Buca Faculty of Education, English Language Teaching program. Since 2008, she has been working at Izmir University of Economics as an instructor at School of Foreign Languages and has worked as the Undergraduate English Program Coordinator between 2011-2015. Since 2015, she has been assigned as the director of the EKOSEM (İzmir University of Economics, Continuing Education Center). She has certificates from University of Maryland University College on WebTycho Online Teaching (2009), TESOL Online Professional Development Program “The Basics of Online Instruction” and “Advance Course of Online Teaching” (2001). She is the Academic delegate of Turkish Educational Sciences Journal (2008), Member of Editorial Board of Journal of International Social Research (2010), and Member of Board of Reviewers of Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Journal (TESL-EJ) since 2011. She has articles published in both national and international journals and has attended numerous conferences.