Researcher and writer (b. 8 March 1954, Kayseri). He attended Cengiz Topel Primary School (1965), Kayseri High School (1971) and graduated from Ankara University (1978) and Berlin Free University (1983). His graduate thesis was Kültürlerarası Eğitim-İletişim (Intercultural Education-Communication). He became a doctor in 1986, an associate professor in 1988 and a professor in 1993. He worked at the Berlin University (1978-86), Çukurova University (1986-93) and Mersin University (1993) as a lecturer. He worked as General Manager of Libraries and Publications in Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
His articles have appeared in the reviews Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik, Tarih ve Toplum and Bilim ve Ütopya. He is a member of International Union of Germanic, the PEN Writers Association, the Social Democracy Foundation, the Association of Writers of Literary and Scientific Works and the Turkish Authors Association.
Türkische Migrantenkultur als der Interkulturellen Paedagogik (Turkish Migrant Worker Culture as a Determinant of Intercultural Pedagogy, 1986, Germany), Paedagogik als Interkulturellen Prozess (Intercultural Interaction and Pedagogy, in collaboration with H. Essinger, 1987, Germany), Laander und Kulturen der Migranten (Land and Cultures of Migrant Workers, in collaboration with H. Essinger, 1988, Germany), Demokratikleşme Süreci-Eleştirel Kültür Bilinci (The Process of Democratization-Consciousness of a Critical Culture, 1992), Alman Kültüründe Türk İmgesi I (Turkish Image in German Culture I, 1992), Alman Kültüründe Türk İmgesi II (Turkish Image in German Culture II, 1993), Alman Kültüründe Türk İmgesi III (Turkish Image in German Culture III, 1997), Türkiye'deki Siyasal Partilerin Avrupa Politikaları (European Policies of Political Parties in Turkey, 2001), Çoğulcu Düşünce Karşıt Kültür (Pluralist Thought and Counter-Culture, 2002).