Gulbin Kiranoglu holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in American Culture and Literature from Başkent University, Turkey where she also worked as a research assistant. She wrote her MA thesis on the cultural production concerning Generation X, the American youth of 1980s and 1990s. In 2016, she received her PhD degree in Communications from Ankara University, Turkey. She is working as a lecturer at Kocaeli University and teaching courses such as “American Literature”, “Film and Literature”, and “Cultural Studies”. Her work on the adaptation of William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch is about to be published. She is also a member of European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, and Association for Cultural Studies.