MUSIAD USA hosted Ak Party Siirt Deputy Prof. Dr. Yasin Aktay to talk about recent developments in southeastern Turkey and Syria.
He studied sociology at Middle East Technical University (METU) (1990). He finished his Master’s Degre and Ph.D. at METU in 1997. He became an Associate Professor in 1999 and Professor in 2005. He worked at Selcuk University (Konya) as an Assistant Researcher in Department of Sociology, from 1992 to 2012. Between 2001 and 2004, he delivered lectures and researched at several universities in the USA.His articles were published in many national and international magazines and he contributed many academic projects. He currently works at the University of Yıldırım Beyazit in Ankara, he is a columnist for Yeni Şafak daily and he is Honorary Chairman of Institute of Strategic Thinking (SDE).