Isil is a social psychologist. She completed her PhD at Ankara University and her master and undergraduate studies at Ege University. Her research interests are forensic psychology and intergroup relations. She has worked as an academician in Izmir University for three years and as a psychologist and project expert in various departments of Ministry of Justice (family courts, juvenile courts and Justice Academy) for 8 years. Isil is a member of the team that translated the Safeguarding Children Assessment and Analysis Framework into Turkish.