Following her graduation from the Political Sciences Faculty, Public Relations Department of İstanbul University, Serpil Tunçer got a Master's degree at the American Culture and Literature Department, Institute of Social Sciences at İstanbul University, in 2001. Her MA Thesis was titled, "Feminine Gothic in Joyce Carol Oates' Short Fiction". In 2008, she got her doctoral degree based on her work, titled, "Postmodern Ethics: The Ethical Problematic of the Individual in Don DeLillo's Work".She translated from English into Turkish, "The Fall of the Public Man" by Richard Sennett, "M. Paradies" by Brian O'Doherty, and "The European Myths of Orient" by Rana Kabbani. Her research fields are Sociolinguistics, Ecology and Language, and Cultural Ecology. She attended "American Gothic Literature, Postmodern American Literature and Translation classes at the department of American Culture and Literature, İstanbul University, between 1999-2010. Since 2010, she has been attending, "Sociolinguistic Practices", "Psycholinguistics", "Ecolinguistics", "Short Story Translations", and "English as a Foreign Language" "Basic Linguistic Approaches" classes at the Linguistics Department of the Faculty of Letters, İstanbul University.