She received her BA from Boğaziçi University, Department of Turkish Language and Literature in the year 2000, and an MA degree from the University of Washington, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Literature in the USA in 2004. She taught modern Turkish language for foreigners at the University of Washington and subsequently at the University of Utah, between 2002-2007. She joined training programs for developing and administering foreign language proficiency tests at institutions such as ACTFL, NMELRC, telc, Yunus Emre Institute. She taught and coordinated Turkish for international students classes at İstanbul Şehir University between 2011-2015, and played part in the establishment of the YADOT Association of Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language. Hoşoğlu Doğan completed her Ph.D. in 2016 at the University of Utah Middle East Center in the USA with a dissertation titled “Late Ottoman Muslim Women of Letters Vis-à-vis the Gendered Discourse of ‘the New Ottoman Muslim Woman’.” She conducted a TÜBİTAK-funded post-doctoral research at Boğaziçi University in the academic year 2017-2018.