He graduated from Anadolu University, Department of Communication Sciences, Advertising and Public Relations in 1989. Gamze Cılızoğlu, who completed his master’s and doctorate education in Anadolu University, Department of Advertising and Public Relations, was entitled to receive the title of doctor in 2004. Cılızoğlu started his career as a Research Assistant at Kocaeli University Institute of Social Sciences in 1994, and continued his career at Kocaeli University Faculty of Communication with the title of Assistant Professor Doctor in 2004. He became Associate Professor in 2019. Cılızoğlu served as the Head of Advertising Department between 2006-2012. Dr. Cılızoğlu has articles published in various peer-reviewed journals and papers at international symposiums and conferences on issues such as the communication process of non-governmental organizations, public relations, the relationship of advertising and culture, the position of advertising in the process of social change and transformation. She has the books on “Tourism Marketing Communications” (1997) “Communication Process of Civil Society Organizations” (2004), “Advertising and Consumption: The ad’s half-century history in Turkey” (2019).