Prof., Political Science and Public Administration, Süleyman Demirel University
Prof. Gül got his undergraduate degree in public administration from the Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara University, in 1991. He got two master degrees in the fields of urban studies and public administration from the University of Texas at Arlington in the USA. From the same University, he also received his doctorate degree in the field of urban and public administration. He worked as a research assistant in the Front-Line Management Practices Study, a study on the welfare reform in the United States conducted by the Rockefeller Institute of Government carried out in 1998 and 1999. He currently works in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at Süleyman Demirel University in Isparta, Turkey. His research interests include urban and public management and policy, local governments, governance, public administration reform, urban poverty, welfare state, education policy and higher education. He has edited or co-authored several published books, such as “Basic Principles of Scientific Research-2007”; “Isparta from the Past to Present: An Urban Memory Study-2009”; “Bologna Process and Turkey - Realization of EHEA (Der Bologna-Prozess und die Türkei - Die Schaffung des Europaischen Hochschulraums)-2011”; “Turkey in the New Millenium: A Critique of Social, Political and Economic Transformation-2013”; “Leadership in Public Administration and Governorship-2013)“; Local Administrations nad Local Politics in Turkey - 2014)”, "Happy Life, Successful Career-2020" among others.