Hakan Ҫoruh holds his Bachelor of Divinity (Ilahiyat) degree from the Faculty of Divinity, Sakarya University. In 2007, he completed his Master’s degree in Qur'anic exegesis (tafsīr) at the same university. Between 2003 and 2008, he took advantage of academic circles and centres such as İSAM (Centre for Islamic Studies) in Istanbul, one of the major cities for Islamic studies in the Muslim World. He then completed his PhD at Australian Catholic University in 2015. His PhD research is on early modern exegesis of the Qur’an (Said Nursi, Muhammad ‘Abduh, and Sir Ahmad Khan). Hakan is currently a lecturer, and supervisor of HDR students at CISAC, CSU.
Hakan's main field is Qur'anic exegesis (tafsīr). He teaches and writes on Qur'anic studies, classical exegesis, and contemporary approaches to the Qur'an and Islam. He is interested in the classical and modern Qur'an exegesis, contemporary Islamic thought, Islamic Legal Theories (usul al-fiqh) and Jurisprudence (fiqh), Islamic theology, and interfaith relations.
Hakan is actively involved in academic associations and community organisations. Hakan is currently
Coming from Islamic Studies background, Hakan is lecturing in Qur'anic studies and Islamic Legal Theories (usul al-fiqh) and Jurisprudence (fiqh). His subject specialities include Qur'anic studies, classical exegesis, and contemporary approaches to the Qur'an and Islam, Islamic Legal Theories (usul al-fiqh) and Jurisprudence (fiqh), Islamic theology.
ISL230 & ISL430 - Usul al-Tafsir (Methodology of Qur'anic Exegesis)
ISL331 - Advanced Study of Tafsir (Qur'anic Exegesis) Literature
ISL211 & ISL411 - Usul al-Fiqh (Methodology of Islamic Law)
ISL313 &ISL413 - Islamic Family Law and Society
ISL110 & ISL410 – Islamic Jurisprudence of Five Pillars
Hakan’s research interests and publications include:
Fully accredited principal supervisor
Coruh, H. (2018). Refuting the Extremist Interpretations of the Text and the Prophetic Traditions: The Case of Qur’an 2:256. In Radicalised Interpretations of Islam: Theological Response. Ed. Fethi Mansuri and Zuleyha Keskin, Palgrave Macmillan.
Coruh, H. (2017).Tradition, Reason, and Qur’anic Exegesis in the Modern Period: The Hermeneutics of Said Nursi.Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations, vol. 28, no: 1, pp. 85-104.
Coruh, H. (2015).Celebrating Diversity of Humanity, Struggling for Peace, and Establishing Culture of Coexistence. Cultural and Religious Studies, May-June 2015, Vol. 3, No: 1.
Coruh, H. (2014).Celebrating Diversity of Humanity, Struggling for Peace, and Establishing Culture of Coexistence. In Paths to Dialogue in our Age 1, ACU.
Coruh, H. (2012).Friendship between Muslims and the People of the Book in the Quran with Special Referenceto Q 5. 51. Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations, vol. 23, no: 4, pp. 505–513.