Sevecen Tunç was born in 1984 in Samsun. After completing her BA in Economics at Boğaziçi University, she completed her MA (2009) and PhD (2019) at the same university’s Atatürk Institute. As part of her PhD studies, she took part in the Yale University Fox International Fellowship Programme between 2014 and 2015 to refine her research on mega sports events influence and impact on international relations. Along with her academic articles, she regularly writes for the Socrates magazine. Additionally, she wrote ‘Baba Hakkı’ with Rıdvan Eker (İnkılâp Publishing House), ‘Mektepliler, Münevverler, Meraklılar - Trabzon'da Futbolun Toplumsal Tarihi’ (İletişim Publishing House) and a biographical conversation book about Mustafa Alabora titled ‘İşim Gücüm Yaşamak’ (Heyamola Pubklishin House). She is a lecturer in history of sports at Bahçeşehir University, Bilgi University and Okan University. For the last four years, she has been working for Trabzonspor Club as the Corporate Communications and Cultural Affairs Manager.