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Associate Professor Yüksel YILDIRIM

Advisor to the Rector

He was born in 1978, in Istanbul. In 1999, he graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Literature, Department of Sociology. At the same university, he was granted the award of master’s degree with the dissertation titled ‘’In Thoughts of Kemal Tahir, The Foundation Process of Ottoman Empire and The Meaning of Ottomanism Politics’’ in 2003, and completed his doctorate with the title of ‘’Institutionalization and Development of Social Sciences Understanding in the Republic Period of Turkey’’ in 2014. After undergraduate graduation, he worked as a teacher and a manager in the Ministry of National Education, after that he commenced working at Bartın University in 2016, and joined İzmir Bakırçay University staff in 2018.

Yüksel Yıldırım, whose primary realms of study are ‘’Ottoman Society Structure’’ and ‘’Sociology of Religion’’, is married and has two children.