Nilay T. Bümen, PhD., is currently a professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Ege University Faculty of Education, Izmir, Turkey. She started her career as a founding curriculum development specialist at two private schools (1995-2001) and as a research assistant at Ege University from which she received her Associate Professor and Professor titles. Her research interest includes curriculum studies, effective teaching and teacher education (especially teachers’ professional development). She was a visiting professor at Indiana University in 2011 (USA) for four months, and at Malmö University (Sweden) for nine months in 2020. Dr. Bümen is the author of Multiple Intelligences in the School (2002, Pegem A yayıncılık, Turkish), the translation editor of Contemporary Issues in Curriculum (2016, Pegem Akademi) and also author of more than 100 published articles and papers.