Nazlinur Gokturk-Tuney holds an MA in TEFL from Middle East Technical University, Turkey and a BA in English Language Teaching from Hacettepe University, Turkey. Prior to joining ISU as a PhD student, she worked as a curriculum coordinator and EFL instructor in the School of Foreign Languages at Hacettepe University. Her research interests include computer-assisted language testing, L2 speaking assessment, task design, and test validation. She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences such as METU ELT Convention, MwALT, LARC, and TESOL, and published in journals including Language Assessment Quarterly. In her spare time, she enjoys taking landscape photography, hiking, traveling, and more recently trying new recipes from Mexican cuisine.