Dr. Semire Dikli received her Ph.D. in multilingual-multicultural education at Florida State University. She has taught English for academic purposes (EAP) and other English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL) related courses both in the U.S. and in Turkey for several years. Dikli also worked with the Florida Department of Education and provided assistance to school districts in Florida in implementing English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) programs in public schools. Her research interests include writing assessment and technology. She has presented at various regional, national and international conferences and has published articles on the use of technology in writing assessment.