Catherine MacMillan is Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at Yeditepe University, Turkey. She obtained her PhD in European Studies from Marmara University, Turkey, in 2008 with a dissertation on the EU’s Justice and Home Affairs policies. She is the author of Discourse, Identity and the Question of Turkey’s Accession to the EU: Through the Looking Glass (2013). Her current research interests are Turkey’s EU accession process, and European populist and Eurosceptic parties, with a primary focus on discourse analysis. She is the author of various book chapters and articles on these issues, and her work has been published in journals including the Journal of Common Market Studies and the Journal of Contemporary European Studies.