He was born in 1970 in Van. After completing his primary and secondary education in Van and Ankara, he successfully completed Arabic Language and Literature at the Department of Eastern Languages, Faculty of Letters, Atatürk University in 1988-92. In 1994, he was appointed as a Research Assistant to YYÜ Faculty of Theology. In 1995, he completed his Master's Degree at Yüzüncü Yıl University, Institute of Social Sciences. In 2001, he received his PhD from Marmara University, Institute of Social Sciences with his dissertation "Discussions between Arabic Grammarians and Logicists". He became an associate professor in 2008 and a professor in 2013. He is still working as a faculty member at the same institution.