RESEARCHERS

Eyüp Kun

Eyüp Kun

(2018-) İSAR Araştırmacısı, London School of Economics and Political Science - Bilişim Hukuku

He was born in Balıkesir Bandırma in 1994. After completing International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme during his secondary education in Istanbul Social Sciences High School, he graduated from Istanbuk University Law Faculty in 2018. He was an exchange student at University of Milan in 2017. He completed extra curricular education program at ISAR Foundation in 2018 and became a research assistant. Currently, He is studying Master of Laws at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is fluent in English and Arabic.

Abdullah Eren

Abdullah Eren

(2018 - ) İsar Araştırmacısı - Boğaziçi Üniversitesi - ATA YL

1993 yılında Van’da doğdu. İlk ve Ortaöğretimi Van’da tamamladıktan sonra Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Sosyoloji Bölümünden mezun oldu. 2014’te başladığı İSAR programını 2018 yılında tamamladı. Dil eğitimi için İngiltere ve Ürdün’de bulundu. 2018 yılında İSAR Araştırmacısı olarak göreve başladı. İSAR İhtisas Programı ve Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Atatürk Enstitüsü yüksek lisans programında eğitimine devam etmektedir.

M.Bedrettin Toprak

M.Bedrettin Toprak

(2017 - ) İSAR Araştırmacısı, Marmara Üniversitesi - İktisat Doktora

Ekonomi lisans eğitimini Marmara Üniversitesi'nde tamamladı. (2013) Aynı üniversitede İktisat Tarihi yüksek lisans derecesi aldı. 2017 yılında araştırmacı olarak Durham Üniversitesi'nde kaldı. 2017 sonu itibariyle İSAR Araştırmacısı olarak göreve başladı.

İSAR Uluslarası Ofis Sorumlusu olarak görev yapmaktadır.

2013 yılında başladığı İSAR temel programından 2017'de mezun oldu, ihtisas öğrencisi olarak eğitimine devam etmektedir.

Ahmet Enes Elhan

Ahmet Enes Elhan

İSAR researcher, Master's student at İstanbul Şehir University

He was born in Istanbul in 1993. In 2017, he graduated from the Department of Computer Engineering at Istanbul Şehir University. He is currently an MA student in Data Engineering at Istanbul Şehir University.

It has been a student of İSAR foundation since 2012. He completed the 4-year basic education program and currently continues the Specialization Program at İSAR. Since September 2017, he has been working as an İSAR researcher.

Among Elhan's interests are data engineering, philosophy of language, classical Arabic and instrumental Islamic sciences.

Hüseyin Sağlam

Hüseyin Sağlam

İSAR researcher, Master's student at İstanbul University

He was born in Erzurum in 1994. He completed his secondary education in Beyoğlu Anadolu İmam Hatip High School. He started undergraduate education in the Faculty of Theology of Istanbul University, where he is continuing his graduate studies on Islamic Law. He started ISAR in 2014 and graduated in the summer of 2017. In the same year, he began working as an ISAR researcher. Sağlam speaks English and Arabic.

Hüseyin Emre Sayıcı

Hüseyin Emre Sayıcı

İSAR researcher, Master's student at Boğaziçi University

He was born in Çumra, Konya in 1994. He attended Meram Fen High School between the years 2008-2012. He received his BA degree from the Economics Department at Boğaziçi University in 2017. He has been to England in the summer of 2013 and in Jordan in the summer of 2015 for foreign language training. During Spring 2016, he studied at Erasmus University in Rotterdam as part of Erasmus Exchange Program. Between 2013-2017, he studied in the ISAR Basic Program. He is currently a student of the ISAR Specialization Program and continues his graduate studies in the Economics Department of Boğaziçi University.

Mustafa Runyun

Mustafa Runyun

İSAR researcher, Master's student at Boğaziçi University

He was born in Istanbul in 1993. After completing his secondary education at Hüseyin Avni Sözen Anadolu High School, he attended the Economics Department of Boğaziçi University as a BA student in 2012. He completed his undergraduate education in 2017 with double majors in the Economics Political Science & International Relations. He is currently studying at the Department of Economics at Boğaziçi University Institute of Social Sciences.

Mustafa Runyun has successfully completed the ISAR Basic Program composed of seminars in Arabic language, classical Islamic sciences, modern and traditional Islamic thought. He started this program in 2009 and graduated in 2015. He is currently a student of the ISAR Specialization Program. He has been also working as a researcher at ISAR Foundation since September 2017. Runyun speaks English and Arabic.

Runyun's academic interests include macroeconomics, history of economics, demography, statistical methods, institutionalism and political economy.

Arif Erbil

Arif Erbil

İSAR researcher, BA student at Boğaziçi University

He was born in Burdur, Gölhisar in 1994. He took secondary education in Isparta Süleyman Demirel Fen High School and Denizli Anadolu High School.

In 2012, he began studying Political Science & International Relations at Boğaziçi University. In 2014, he was also admitted to the double major program with the Department of History. In the summer of 2015, he has been to Jordan for language training. In the 2015-2016 Academic Year, he studied at the University of Warwick in England as part of the Erasmus Exchange Program.

Erbil started ISAR in 2013 and graduated from İSAR Basic Program in the summer of 2017. In the same year, he started to work as an ISAR researcher. He is currently attending Specialization courses at ISAR. Erbil speaks in English, Arabic and has a basic knowledge of Persian language.

Ufuk Öztürk

Ufuk Öztürk

İSAR researcher (2016-2017), MA student at İstanbul 29 Mayıs University

He was born in 1992 in Nevşehir. He completed his secondary education in Üsküdar Anadolu Imam-Hatip High School. In 2016, he graduated from Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University Faculty of Islamic Sciences. In the same year, he started master’s program in Kalam department at 29 Mayıs University.

He started studying ISAR Specialization Program after completing the 4-year ISAR Basic Program, which he had enrolled in 2012. He has been to Saudi Arabia and Jordan for Arabic language education. Currently, Öztürk is studying English as part of the ISAR program.

Abdullah Rıdvan Gökbel

Abdullah Rıdvan Gökbel

İSAR researcher, Master's student at İstanbul University

He was born in Kayseri, Yahyalı in 1993. He completed his primary education in Sivas and secondary education in Kırşehir Anadolu Imam Hatip High School (2011). He graduated from the Faculty of Islamic and Religious Sciences at Istanbul 29 Mayıs University (2016). In the same year, he started master's program in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Sciences at Istanbul University.

He served as editor in chief for "Tereke Edebi Hareket" magazine.

Gökbel has been to Jordan (2012, 2014) and Egypt (2013) for language training. He participated in seminars in Münster (Germany) in 2016.

After graduating in 2016 from the ISAR Foundation, where he began studying in 2013, he became an ISAR Researcher in December. He is currently continuing Specialization Program at ISAR and teaches Islamic sciences and Ottoman Turkish courses at the LISAR Academy.

Ömer Said Güler

Ömer Said Güler

İSAR researcher, Ph.D. student at İstanbul Medeniyet University

Güler was born in Istanbul in 1991. He started primary education in Gebze, Kocaeli and completed secondary education at Çapa Anadolu Teacher Training High School in Istanbul (2010). He graduated from the Department of Turkish Language and Literature at 29 May University (2014). He was entitled to graduate from the same university (2016) with his dissertation on the literary commentary tradition.

In 2011, he was awarded in Ergun Göze Article Competition organized by ESKADER. He prepared Tereke Edebi Hareket magazine for the publication and served as the general editorial director.

In 2012, he completed the 4-year training program in Istanbul Research and Education Foundation and started to work as an ISAR researcher in September 2016. In the same year, he started Ph.D. study in Turkish Language and Literature at Istanbul Medeniyet University and Specialization Program at the ISAR.

His academic interests include literary commentary, classical biography writing, manakıbname genre, balagat, hadith methodology, history of hadith, Arab poetics and history of institutions.

Güler is married and has one child.

Osman Doğan

Osman Doğan

İSAR researcher (2016 - 2017), BA student at Galatasaray University

Doğan was born in 1989 in Sivas. He completed his secondary education in Atatürk High School in Sivas and graduated from Galatasaray University Faculty of Communication in 2010. He completed the Political Science (Double Major) and Université Bordeaux-Montaigne (License délocalisé) programs at the same university. He finished the 4-year program of Istanbul Research and Education Foundation and started to work as an ISAR researcher in the same institution in June 2016. Doğan can speak English, French, Arabic, and German.

Muhammet Akkuş

Muhammet Akkuş

İSAR researcher, Master's student at İstanbul Şehir University

1993 yılında Malatya’da doğdu. Ortaöğretimini Beyoğlu Anadolu İmam-Hatip Lisesi’nde tamamladı (2011). Marmara Üniversitesi Siyaset Bilimi ve Uluslararası İlişkiler bölümünden mezun oldu (2016). İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi’nde aynı alanda yüksek lisans eğitimini tamamladı(2019). Halihazırda Binghamton Üniversitesi Siyaset Bilimi bölümünde doktora eğitimine devam etmektedir. 2011 yılında İSAR’da eğitim görmeye başladı ve 2015 yılında İSAR’dan mezun oldu. 2016-2019 yılları arasında İSAR araştırmacısı olarak çalıştı.

Abdullah Enes Tüzgen

Abdullah Enes Tüzgen

İSAR researcher (2016 - 2017), Ph.D. student at University of Delaware

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi'nde Siyaset Bilimi ve Uluslararası İlişkiler ve Sosyoloji bölümlerinden mezun oldu (2008). Sabancı Üniversitesi'nde Siyaset Bilimi alanında yüksek lisansını tamamladı (2010). University of Delaware'de (A.B.D.) aynı alanda doktora yapmıştır.

2008 senesinde beri İSAR talebesidir. Vakfın ilk dönem mezunları arasındadır.

Dil eğitimi için Ürdün (2003), İngiltere (1998, 2004), ve Suriye'de (2010) bulundu.

Sabancı Üniversitesi'nde, FSM Vakıf Üniversitesi Medeniyetler İttifakı Enstitüsü'nde ve University of Delaware'de araştırma görevlisi olarak görev yaptı.

2017'den itibaren İbn Haldun Üniversitesinde çalışmaktadır.

İlgi alanları arasında Orta Doğu siyaseti, Suudi Arabistan dış politikası ve siyaset teorisi bulunmaktadır.

Evli ve iki çocuk babasıdır.

Abdullah Azzam Tüzgen

Abdullah Azzam Tüzgen

İSAR researcher (2015 - 2016), Ph.D. student at Purdue University

1990 yılında İstanbulda doğdu. 2012 yılında Marmara Üniversitesi Rehberlik ve Psikoljik Danışmanlık bölümünden mezun oldu. Aynı yıl yine aynı bölümde yüksek lisansa başladı. 2015 yılında da İSARdan mezun olmuş, 2015- 2016 yılları arasında İSAR araştırmacısı olarak görev yapmıştır. 2016 yılında MEB bursiyeri olarak Amerika ya Üstün Zekalılar Eğitimi (Gifted Education) Alanında öğrenim görmeye gitmiştir. Yüksek Lisansını PURDUE Üniversitesinde 2017 yılında bitirmiş olup, yine aynı alanda Doktora eğitimine GER²I (Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute) de üstün zekalı çocuklar icin düzünenlenen yaz program koordınatörü olarak devam etmektedir Arastırma alanları içinde Üstün zekalı/yetenekli çocukların sosyal ve duygusal gelişimleri ve özellikleri, basarısızlık (Underachivement), alışkanlıklar ve okul dışın etkinliklerin üstün zekalı cocukların soyal ve duygusal gelısımı üzerindeki etkılerı gibi konular yer almaktadır.

Evli ve 2 çocuk babasıdır.

Oğuz Bozmaoğlu

Oğuz Bozmaoğlu

İSAR researcher (2015-2016), Master's student at Marmara University

Fatih Mintaş

Fatih Mintaş

İSAR researcher, Ph.D. student at Gebze Teknik University

He was born in Manisa in 1983. He graduated from the Physics Department of Bogazici University in 2010. He received an MA degree from the Physics Department of Gebze Technical University in 2015. Mintaş is continuing his Ph.D. study at Gebze Technical University Physics Department.

Alican Erdem

Alican Erdem

İSAR researcher (2015-2016), Ph.D. at the University of Birmingham

Tuncay Sandıkçı

Tuncay Sandıkçı

İSAR researcher

He was born in 1991 in Istanbul. He received his primary education in Ümraniye, Istanbul and completed his secondary education at Haydarpaşa High School. He graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Medicine in 2015, which he had attended in 2009.

He started to study at ISAR in 2010 and graduated from the ISAR Basic Program in 2015. Since 2014, he has been a researcher in ISAR and studying the Specialization Program.

Sandıkçı currently serves as a physician in Sultanbeyli, İstanbul.

Hasan Umut

Hasan Umut

İSAR researcher (2014-2015), Ph.D. student at McGill University

Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Endüstri Mühendisliği'nden (2009) mezun olduktan sonra İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Tarih bölümünde yüksek lisansını tamamladı (2011). Halihazırda Kanada'da McGill Üniversitesi'nin İslam Araştırmaları Enstitüsü'nde İslam ve Osmanlı astronomi tarihi alanında doktora eğitimine devam etmektedir. 2008 yılında İSAR'da eğitime başladı ve vakfın ilk mezun grubu arasında yer aldı. Ayrıca bir dönem İSAR Akademik Koordinatör ve Araştırmacı görevlerinde de bulundu.