Merve Akkuş, who completed Sociology Department at İstanbul Bilgi University in 2012, has a master's degree in Modern Turkey Studies in Istanbul Şehir University. Between the years of 2005 and 2012 she worked as a research assistant at EDAM (Educational Counseling and Research Center), a training consulting firm. In this process, Civil Society Magazine, İş Ahlâkı Magazine, T.C. Prime Ministry General Directorate of Family and Social Researches contributed to the Family Education Program Material Development Studies as a project assistant. Working as a researcher at ILKE Ilim Culture and Education Association in 2013-2015, Akkuş has been serving as publishing officer in İktisat Publications, which was established in İKAM since October 2016.