Born in Samsun in 1993, Ahmet Doğan graduated from Samsun Anatolian High School in 2011. In 2016, he received his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with Honours Degree from Hacettepe University. In the same year, he began his master’s degree at the Middle East Technical University (METU), Department of History. There he took courses on historical methodology and Ottoman language for a year. He completed the master’s programme in 2021. Mr. Doğan joined ORSAM in March 2020 as part of the “Expert Training Programme” and has been working as a research assistant in Gulf Studies since January 2021. He has an excellent command of English.