Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yakup Kaya

      Yakup Kaya was born in Konya/Seydişehir in 1979. He completed his primary and secondary education in Konya and high school education in Sivas. He completed his bachelor’s education in the department of History at İstanbul University in 2002. He completed his master’s education in Istanbul University Social Sciences Institute History Teaching Department in 2003 and his doctorate education in Erciyes University History Department in 2012.
      He worked as history teacher in Kayseri between the years of 2003-2013. He served as assistant professor in the department of History at Necmettin Erbakan University between the years of 2013-2019. He obtained the title of Associate Professor in 2019. He has been working in the department of History, Turkish Republic History at Necmettin Erbakan University.
      Kaya has a book and seven editorial studies, many national and international articles, book chapters and papers that were published in his field of expertise. Kaya’s area of interests is Turkish Foreign Policy and Turkey’s Democratization. Kaya has participated in programs related to Turkish political history and Turkish foreign policy in national and regional radios and televisions such as TRT Radio 1, KonTv and Kanal 42. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Civilization and Society. Kaya is still a member of the Konya Branch of the Writers Union of Turkey.