Prof. Dr. Mesut OKUMUŞ

Prof. Dr. Mesut Okumuş was born in 1964. He graduated from Atatürk University, Faculty of Divinity in 1988. After graduation, he worked as a high school teacher for five years and then became research assistant in the department of Quranic Exegesis at Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, Faculty of Divinity. He received MA degree in 1994 and PhD degree in 2000 in the field of Quranic Exegesis from Ankara University. Meanwhile he worked as research assistant in Ankara University, Faculty of Divinity from 1995 to 2000. After PhD, he vegan to give lectures at Gazi University, Çorum Faculty of Divinity (later renamed Hitit University, Faculty of Divinity) in Çorum. In 2003, He attended language classes and made research at Liverpool Hope University. In 2004, he became associate professor in 2004 and professor in 2009. He served in the capacities of department chair, vice dean, and university senator at Hitit University. He was appointed as the dean of the Faculty of Divinity at Hitit University from 2011 to 2014. In 2013, he was appointed to Ankara University, Faculty of Divinity as professor in the department of Quranic Exegesis. In 2005, he was appointed as vice dean of Divinity Faculty. Since then, Prof. Okumuş has been carrying out this task. He has published several books as well as numerous articles and book chapters in national and international journals.

Tel: +90 312 212 68 00/1203
Fax: +90 312 212 37 62
E-mail: mesuto@ankara.edu.tr

Prof. Dr. İhsan ÇAPCIOĞLU

Prof. Dr. İhsan Çapcıoğlu was born in 1975. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Divinity in 2000. He became research assistant in the department of Sociology of Religion at the same university in 2002. He received his M.A. in 2003 and Ph.D. in 2008 in the field of sociology of religion from the same institution. He was appointed as an assistant professor in 2010, as an associate professor in 2012, and as professor in 2018. He went to Germany, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan with the aim of researching, lecturing, and participating projects. He has published numerous articles in both national and international, academic and popular periodicals and wrote several books and book chapters.

Tel: +90 312 212 68 00/1203
Fax: +90 312 212 37 62
E-mail: ihsancapcioglu@yahoo.com