He finished his undergraduate in Classical Archaeology (1999), Master (2002) and PhD (2007) in Ancient Greek Language at Akdeniz University. He has been teaching in the Dept. of Ancient Languages and Cultures at Akdeniz University since 2009. He continued his research as a visiting scholar at several universities and institutions in Washington, DC (2003), Oxford (2005-6), Paris (2006), Trier (2011), İstanbul (2013-2014), Munich (2018, 2020) and Münster (2021). His research interests include Ancient Greek Epigraphy, Ancient Geography of Asia Minor, History and Geography of Lycia. He has been working on the ancient routes and roads in Lycia, on the distribution, status and territories of Lycian settlements, having participated in the field surveys on the ancient road network in Lycia between 2005 and 2021.