Atilla KESKIN is a professor in the
Department of Agricultural Economics at Ataturk University. He received his
Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctor’s degrees at Ataturk University. Dr. Keskin
studied Econometrics in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental,
and Development Economics at Ohio State University from 2007 to 2008. As a
member of the faculty, he has taught Introduction to Econometrics, Numerical Methods,
Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Introduction to Economics, and Statistics for Economist
at Ataturk University and Erzurum Technical University.
In addition to
his teaching and extension activities, Professor Keskin has conducted a major
research titled “Spatial Equilibrium Analysis of Regional Structural Change in
Turkey’s Cattle Industry”. He is the author or co-author of over 50 national
and international journal articles, edited books, book chapters, made oral and
poster presentations. In addition, he took part in 20 scientific and social projects
as consultant, researcher and project leader financed by national and
From 2011 to
2014, he served as the Deputy Director at Atatürk University Continuous
Education Centre. He chaired the board of directors of ERDEM Consultancy and Lab.
Services Inc. (2011-2014). He worked as Project Development and Coordination
Office Coordinator in 2012-2016, Head of the Department of Agricultural Policy and
Extension, Scientific Research Projects (BAP) Coordinator, Graduate Student
Coordinator and Rector Consultant in 2016-2020. Keskin is a member of Turkish
Higher Education Quality Council (THEQC) Institutional External Evaluation
Commission and Rectorate Strategic Plan Committee. Currently, He is the Chairman
of the Board of Directors in Teknokent A.Ş. Professor Atilla KESKİN was
appointed as Vice Rector on August 16, 2020.
include skiing, photography, acting in theatre plays, hiking and trekking.
Keskin lives in Erzurum, Turkey, with his
wife, two children, and their Volkswagen big beetle-1974.