Hami Doruk Köse has been working as a research assistant at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration since 2011. He completed his B.S. at Middle East Technical University (METU), Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. Having completed his M.S. in the same department, Köse is currently continuing his PhD. studies in the METU, Social Sciences Institute, Urban Policy Planning and Local Governments Program.