Born in 1966 in Ankara, he graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Business Administration Department. He started his academic life in the year 1990 in Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences as a Research Assistant. He received his master’s degree with his thesis named ‘’University-Industry Collaboration Within the Framework of European Community Comett Program’’ from Dokuz Eylul University in 1992. Between 1993 and 1995, he conducted studies for his doctorate thesis in the University of North London and he completed his doctorate degree in 1998. both of his mastre and doctorate theses were published as books. In the year 2005 he received the title of Associate Professorship with his book named ‘’Globalization: On the Axis of Poverty, Development and Labour Markets’’. He continues his academic life inİstanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, International Relations Department. He has more than 20 published articles, papers in many national and international conferences and four published books.
He speaks native Turkish, fluent English and French.