Prof. Dr. Ahmet YAMAN

Board Member

He was born in Konya. He graduated from Antalya Imam Hatip School (1985), Marmara University Faculty of Theology (1989), and Religious Affairs Administration Istanbul Haseki Education Centre (1992). He served as a hatip and preacher for a while. He completed his master's (1991) and PhD (1996) in the field of Islamic Law at Marmara University.

He became an associate professor in 1999 and a professor in 2005. He worked as a lecturer and administrator at Selçuk University Faculty of Theology (Konya) between 1992-2010. He served as the Founding Dean of Akdeniz University Faculty of Theology (Antalya) in 2010-2013. Following the establishment of this faculty, he returned to his former school, which was renamed as Necmeddin Erbakan University.

During these years, he was elected as a member of the Religious Affairs High Board of Presidency of Religious Affairs of Turkey in 2011. He was re-elected to this post in 2015. He is still (May 2018) a member of the Religious Affairs High Board of Presidency of Religious Affairs of Turkey and a lecturer at Necmeddin Erbakan University, Faculty of Theology, Department of Islamic Law.