Writer (b. 24 May 1948, Ankara). He graduated from Ankara College and Ankara University, Faculty of Law (1970). He worked as an assistant (1973), doctor of law (1978) and associate professor (1984) at the Institution of Public Administration for Turkey and the Middle East (1972) and Ankara University, Faculty of Law. He started to work as a freelance lawyer after he left his office at the university in 1984. He was the General Secretary of the People’s Houses (1975- 76), Chairman of the Art Institution (1976- 80) and an advisor at the Ministry of Culture (1992- 1996). He founded the Kemalist Thought Association with his associates in 1990 and was the first general secretary of this association. In the same year, he became a professor of general law after returning to the university on a decision of the State Council.
He worked as the Advisor Responsible for Human Rights at the State Ministry between 1997 and 1999. He continues to work as a lawyer as well as working at the university. He is a board member of Eurasia Strategic Research Center and editorial board member of the review Avrasya Dosyası published by the same institution. He is also a member of Turkish Law Society, the Art Institution, the Turkish Revolution Institution, the Kemalist Thought Association, the People’s Houses, the Language Society and the Turkish Authors Association.
His articles on political science and cultural issues have been published in reviews and newspapers such as Adım (1960-70), Halkevleri (1971-78), Ulus (1969), Barış (1971), Yeni Ulus (1972), Yeni Halkçı (1973), Akis (1986), Yenigün, Güneş (1988-89), Ayyıldız, Sosyal Demokrat (1990), Avrasya Dosyası.
Sendikalizm (Unionism, 1970), Türkiye'de Sendikacılık (Unionism in Turkey, 1973), Adalet Kavramı (The Notion of Justice, 1981), Sosyal Demokrasi (Social Democracy, 1984), Türk Devletleri (Turkic States, 1986), Düşünce Hukuku (Thought Law, collection, 1995), Atatürk ve Cumhuriyet (Atatürk and the Republic, 1995), Kültür ve Politika (Culture and Politics, 1996), Ulusal Sol (National Left, 1997), Kemalizm (Kemalism, 1998), Atatürk ve Avrasya (Atatürk and Eurasia, 1998), İnsan Hakları Rehberi (Human Rights Guide, 1999), Halkevleri (Community Centers, 2000), İnsan Hakları (Human Rights, 2000), Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Ulus Devleti (Turkish Republic National State, 2006).
REFERENCE: İhsan Işık / Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) – Encyclopedia of Turkish Authors (2005) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, gen. 2. bas. 2007) - Ünlü Fikir ve Kültür Adamları (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 3, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013).