Mrs. Varol earned her B.S. Degree from Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Firat University, Elazig, Turkey in 2003. She received her M.S. degree in Applied Science from University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2011. She is currently pursuing Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering at Lamar University. She joined the Department of Computer Science at Sam Houston State University as an instructor in Fall 2011. She teaches Programming Fundamentals - I in the department. Her research interests are Network Security and Signal Processing.