- Assoc. Prof.
- Sakarya University
Erhan Akkas is currently an assistant professor at Sakarya University in Turkey. He graduated from Durham University with a Ph.D. in Islamic economics and finance in 2019, after obtaining his master’s in political economy from the University of Sussex. Akkas was a visiting research fellow at Durham University Business School as well as a lecturer at Agri Ibrahim Cecen University in Turkey between 2020 and 2022. An associate professorship was granted to him in February 2023 by the Turkish Interuniversity Board (ÜAK). Akkas has written many academic papers, policy briefs, and edited books. Akkas' most recent research focuses on political economy, Islamic economics, Islamic finance, economic develpment, and GCC countries.