He graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Theology in 2004. In the same year, he started his master studies at Marmara University, Department of Islamic Law. During the master period, he visited Syria as a researcher for a year. He completed his master’s degree with his thesis about the early period of Islamic legal theory which is related to Muḥammad b. al-Ḥasan al-Shaybānī’s work al-Hujjah 'ala ahl al-Madinah, in 2007. As he started his Ph.D. studies in the same department in the same year he continued his work at the University of California in the U.S.A. beginning with 2009. As of 2014, he completed his doctorate with his dissertation entitled "The missing link in the history of Islamic legal theory: The development of Uṣūl al-Fiqh between al-Shāfi'ī and al-Jaṣṣāṣ during the 3rd/9th and early 4th/10th centuries". After the Ph.D., he has continued his studies as a doctor lecturer at Istanbul University Faculty of Theology, where he still works as an associate professor. His various articles, book chapters, papers, and encyclopedia articles have been published in national and international journals. His main research interests include; Islamic family law, İslamic legal theory, and its history, Islamic law and legal history, Codification, Islamic Law and Human Rights, Religion and State relations.
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