Necmettin Kızılkaya

  • Assoc. Prof.
  • Istanbul University

Necmettin Kizilkaya is currently working as an Associate Professor of Islamic Law in the Faculty of Theology, Istanbul University. He earned his B.A in theology from Marmara University, Faculty of Theology and M.A in Islamic Law from the same university. He received his PhD in Islamic Law from Selcuk University, Institute of Social Sciences in 2011. He has also been a visiting fellow at Princeton Universty and a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University. His research interests related to Islamic studies, especially Islamic law and economics. He focuses on the history of Islamic law, Islamic corporate law, and modernity and Islamic law. He also works on Islamic economics, migration issues, halaal food an some other contemporary issues from the legal perspective. He has published several books and his research in the field of Islamic law and Islamic economics has appeared in many leading academic journals. He is a scientific advisor for numerous academic journals, and serves on the editorial boards of many academic journals.