ADDRESS: The University of Marmara, Faculty of Education, Department of Social Science Education/ History Education, GÖZTEPE/İSTANBUL/TURKEY.

E-mail: mustafaaksoy@yahoo.com

BIRTH DATE AND PLACE: 1959 OSMANIYE/TURKEY.

EDUCATION: BA: Fırat University/ Faculty of Science and Literature / Sociology Department (1982-1986).

MA: Istanbul University / Institute of Social Sciences / Sociology Program (1988-1989). Title of MA Thesis: Sociological Analyses of Some Concepts in Safahat? Unpublished M. A. Thesis, Istanbul 1989.

PhD: Istanbul University / Institute of Social Sciences / Sociology Program (1988-1989). Title of PhD Thesis: “Marriage and Social Life Traditions in terms of Cultural Sociology in Elazığ and Ağrı Villages” Unpublished PhD Thesis, Istanbul 1995.

MEMBERSHIPS: Sociology Foundation of Turkey

WORK EXPERIENCE: Sociology Teacher (1989-1994). Lecturer: University of Marmara, Department of Primary Education (1994-1998). Assistant Professor: University of Marmara, Department of Primary Education (1998-2002 ~), Department of Social Science Education/History Education (2002-~).