Dr. Yorgancıoğlu obtained her B.Arch. from Yıldız Technical University, Department of Architecture in 2000, M. Arch. in Architecture from Middle East Technical University in 2004, and Ph.D. in Architecture from Middle East Technical University in 2010. She worked as research student at the Unit for Strategy Development in Education and Research, of the Research and Implementation Centre for Built Environment and Design (RICBED) of METU Faculty of Architecture between 2006-2010. After completing her Ph.D., she joined İstanbul Kemerburgaz University, Department of Architecture in 2011 where she coordinated the establishment of the Department as Chairperson and worked until 2017. Dr. Yorgancıoğlu conducted research studies at Queen’s University of Belfast, Center for Educational Development (CED) as an invited researcher in 2017. Her areas of specialty are in the fields of theory and research in architecture, architectural design, architectural education, architecture-phenomenology relationality, learning space design, scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education, architecture and children studies.