Dr Recep Dogan is a prominent Muslim scholar, author and a respected community activist in Australia.
Dr Dogan completed his Bachelor of Divinity (Islamic Theology) at Ankara University, Turkey. He then continued on at Ankara University to complete a Master of Islamic Studies and later a PhD in the Islamic Studies Department, Philosophy of Religion.
From 1999-2003, Dr Dogan undertook private study of Islamic Sciences with the world-renowned Muslim Scholar, M. Fethullah Gulen, who is the founder of 'Hizmet', a global peace and education movement.
Dr Dogan was the Imam of the Tolerance Foundation in California USA from 2004 to 2011. During this time, he taught various courses such as Islamic Ethics, Islamic Law and Commentary of the Qur'an. Dr Dogan speaks Turkish, English, Arabic, Classical Ottoman and (basic) Persian.
Dr Dogan is also the Muslim Chaplain for Charles Sturt University.