Eyüp Aygün Tayşir is a full professor at Marmara University, Istanbul. He obtained his Ph.D. from Marmara University, Management department (2010). He spent a year as a visiting researcher and instructor at Boston University (2011-2012). He served as the vice president of NGO Research Center of Marmara University (2009-2011) and academic director of MSc in Social Projects Management at Marmara University (2016-2018). In the academic year of 2018-2019, he was a visiting fellow at Harvard University, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. At Harvard University, CMES, Dr. Tayşir has worked on a research project on the establishment of Hamidiye Ticaret Mekteb-i Âlisi, which was one of the first higher education institutes of the late-Ottoman period of Turkey in terms of trade and business administration educations. His research interests include civil society, NGO management, history of civil society, history of management thought, and management education. His works appeared in Journal of Transnational Management, METU Studies in Development, Istanbul University Journal of the School of Business Administration, Ankara University SBF Journal, and Journal of Administrative Sciences. He gave Introduction to Management courses at Boston University and Turkish Business Context, International Management, History of Management Thought, and Research Methodology courses at Marmara University. His final book, named "Bu Tez Nasıl Bitecek? Lisansüstü Öğrencileri İçin Araştırma Kılavuzu" has been published by İletişim Yayınları (2019).
In addition to his academic duties, Dr. Tayşir is also an author. His first novel, named 4 Hane 1 Teslim, was published in 2016 (İletişim) and his short stories and critics on literature appeared in Varlık and İletişim Resimli Türkçe Edebiyat Takvimi (2018). In 2017, a Turkish newspaper, Hürriyet, mentioned Dr. Tayşir as one of the ten most promising authors of Turkey. His second novel, Tuhaflıklar Fabrikası (İletişim), appeared in 2018. Finally, his short story collection, Sabitâlem Mahallesi, has been published by İletişim in February 2020. This book was awarded Haldun Taner Story Prize in 2021.
In 2016 Dr. Tayşir started a second Ph.D. education at Boğaziçi University, the Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History and currently he writes his thesis on the political themes in millennials' novels in Turkey.