Dr Alparslan Acikgenc: Senior Instructor
Dr Alparslan Acikgenc was born in Erzurum, Turkey in 1952.
After completing the early education, he received a B.A. degree at Ankara University, School of Theology in 1974.
Received his M.A. at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1977); Ph. D. at The University of Chicago in 1983; he taught at the Middle East Technical University, Department of Philosophy until 1994.
Between 1991 and 1993 AÃ§Ä±kgenÃ§ was visiting professor at the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization
(ISTAC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
He joined and taught at ISTAC as Professor of Philosophy from 1995 until 1999.
In 1998 he
was visiting professor at The University of Jordan, Department of Philosophy, Amman