Language Adviser, Tutoring Coordinator
Zeynep Elbasan is currently a Ph.D. student in Central Eurasian Studies with a minor in Comparative Literature. She has been a Turkish language associate instructor at IU since 2010, working also at the Summer Language Workshop (SWSEEL) and teaching at all levels. She has presented at regional conferences on language pedagogy, as well as Turkish literature, culture, and history. Fluent in English and her native Turkish, Zeynep is also proficient in Farsi and Ottoman, and her research languages also include German and French. She has worked as an item developer in Turkish at American Councils for International Education, and has been serving as an evaluator selection panelist for the Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS) since 2013. In 2011 Zeynep completed the Defense Language Institute (DLI) Reviewer Orientation/ILR Passage Rating Workshop.