Researcher and writer (b. 1951, Sivas).
He graduated from Sivas High School (1969) and İstanbul University, Faculty of
Economics, Department of Administration and Finance (1973). He began to work as
a civil servant at Sivas Provincial Social Security Foundation in
His first articles were published in the Sivas regional journals Hizmet, Hakikat, Bizim Anadolu etc. He has been rewarded with letters of commendation by the Presidents of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan for his services to these countries and for his books about these countries.
Orta Asya Mektupları (Letters of Middle Asia, 1994), Kırgızistan; Dünü, Bugünü, Yarını (Kyrgyzstan: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, 1997), Kazakistan; Dünü, Bugünü, Yarını (Kazakhstan: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, 1999), Türk Dünyası Üzerine Düşünceler (Thoughts About the Turkic World, 2000), Mağcan Cumabay Şiirlerinde Millî Kimlik Tanımı (The Definition of National Identity in the Poetry of Mağcan Cumabay, 2001), Altay’daki Yüreğim Mağcan Cumabay’a Cevap (Answer to Mağcan Cumabay, My Heart in Altai, 2003).