Dr. Dilek Tekin is an assistant professor in the hadith department of Karadeniz Technical University’s Faculty of Theology, Trabzon and a visiting researcher at Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding of Georgetown University. She completed her doctorate in the department of Basic Islamic Sciences from Marmara University with a study titled as “In the Context of Oral-Written Transmission, Muslim’s Transmissions from Authors”. She published several articles, translations, book reviews in the fields of Hadith. She has taught courses on history of Hadith, Hadith methodology, Hadith texts. Her areas of expertise include history of transmission, oral and written transmission, orientalism, source criticism, analysis of isnad and matn. Her post-doctoral study in Georgetown University, titled as “The Relation Between Muslim’s Sahîh and Ibn Abī Shayba’s Musannaf”, is supported by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey for the period of 2017-2018. Her second languages are Arabic and English.
She was an exchange student at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium in 2006.