Prof. Dr. Ismail Hakkı Mirici is the head of Foreign Languages Teaching and English Language Teaching Departments of Hacettepe University Faculty of Education. He is the European Language Portfolio (ELP) National Contact Person on behalf of the Turkish Ministry of Education in the Council of Europe, and is also the Past President (2011- 2013) of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI) and the Founder of the WCCI Turkish Chapter. He has been lecturing at national and international universities for about 40 years. He worked at Gazi University, Kırıkkale University, Akdeniz University, Florida State University and Hacettepe University as the Coordinator of English Language Preparatory Classes, the Director of Foreign Languages Research and Practice Center, the Director of Vocational College, Chair of Foreign Languages Teaching Departments, Head of English Language Teaching Departments, and as a visiting scholar. He used to be the Education Attaché of Turkish Consulate in Chicago between the dates of March- September 2017 and the Dean of Atatürk Faculty of Education of Near East University in Northern Cyprus between the years of 2018-2020. He has about 20 books and more than 50 articles published in national and international academic journals. He is the Editor in Chief of some academic journals and he has coordinated or participated in the steering committees of several national and international education projects. His main fields of studies are Foreign Languages Education, English Language Teaching, Teacher Training and Curriculum and Instruction.