Literature researcher, lecturer,
rector. She was born in Avanos, Nevşehir in 1964. She completed her primary,
secondary and high school educations in Eskişehir.
In 1986 she graduated from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Literature, Turkish
Language and Literature Department. She completed her Post Graduate and
Doctorate studies at Gazi University, Institute of Social Sciences. She started
working as a lecturer at Gazi University, Faculty of Science and Letters,
Turkish Language and Literature Department in 1987. She became an assistant
professor in 1995, associate professor in 1999, and professor in 2005.
She worked as Gazi University Turkish
Culture and Hacı Bektaş Veli
manager, GÜADEK (Gazi Üniversitesi Academic Evaluation and Quality Development
committee) member, and member of boards, deputy head of department, project
manager and deputy project manager. She gave numerous scientific lectures and
presented declarations in the country and abroad. She served as article writer
for Türk Dili ve Edebiyatı Ansiklopedisi, Yeni Türk İslam
Ansiklopedisi, Türk Dünyası, Kavram ve Terim Ansiklopedisi, moderator of
various panels and symposiums in the country and abroad; and president of
regulatory boards of national and international symposiums. She was deemed
worthy of membership of honorary committees of symposiums. She worked as an editor
and as a magazine editor. She took part in schoolbook commissions prepared by the
Ministry of National Education. She had a great number of published articles
and books of scientific content. She was assigned as the founder rector of Nevşehir University in 2008. She is currently
working in this position. She is married and has two children.