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He was born in Osmaniye as the 12th of 13 children of Abdullah OĞUZHAN, a veteran of the War of Independence. He lived in Osmaniye until he completed his high school education. Since 1984, he has been living in Ankara, where he graduated from high school and came for university education. She is married, mother of a son born in 1991 and two daughters born in 1992 and 1993.



In 1984, after graduating from Osmaniye IHL with honors, she entered Middle East Technical University and graduated from the Department of Public Administration in 1991. Due to four semesters of suspension penalties for headscarf, she was able to complete her studies two years late. In 1996, she published what she had seen and experienced during this period in a book titled Bir Başörtüsü Günlüğü - ODTÜ Anıları.

She completed her master's degree in political science in 1996 at Kırıkkale University with a thesis titled Modern and Postmodern Feminist Movements.

She received her PhD degree in political science with a thesis titled Women's Attitudes towards Women's Policies of Political Parties at Sakarya University in 2002.

In 2010, she received her bachelor's degree from Ankara University Faculty of Theology.

On April 2, 5015, he received the title of associate professor in the field of Sociology of Religion.


Working Life

In 1998, she was terminated as a research assistant at Kırıkkale University, which she had started in 1994, due to her headscarf during the February 28 process. She won her lawsuit against the university at the administrative court but lost at the Council of State.

From 1998 until 2006, she worked as an inspector in a company affiliated to Ankara Metropolitan Municipality. During this period, he was responsible for the Quality Management System as well as being an inspector.


In 2006, he started working as an Education Specialist at the General Directorate of Foreign Relations of the Presidency of Religious Affairs. In 2012, he became a Religious Affairs Specialist.


Zekiye Demir is currently working as a faculty member at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Faculty of Theology, Department of Philosophy and Religious Sciences, Department of Sociology of Religion. He is also the head of the department.


Kadın, siyaset, dindarlık, eksenli Türkçe ve İngilizce makaleleri yanında aşağıdaki kitapları yayınlanmıştır.

Bir Başörtüsü Günlüğü: ODTÜ Anıları. İz Yayıncılık, İstanbul 1996.

Modern ve Postmodern Feminizm, Birinci baskı: İz Yayıncılık, İstanbul 1997. İkinci Baskı: Sentez Yayıncılık 2014. (Bu kitap Arnavutça'ya çevrilmiş ve 2006 yılında Logosa yayın evi tarafından yayınlanmıştır.)

Aile Huzuru, Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı Yayınları, Ankara 2008.

Almanya’da Yaşayan Türk Kadınları: Durumları, Sorunları, Din ve Diyanet Algıları, Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığı Yayınları, Ankara 2010.

Türkiye’de Kadın ve Siyaset, Kadim Yayınlar, Ankara 2015.


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