Dr. Mithat Direk
Dr. Direk received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Çukurova University in the City of Adana, Turkey. He was the founder and the first chair of the Department of Agricultural Economy at Sütçü İmam University, City of Kahramanmaraş, in Turkey. Later, Dr. Direk moved to City of Konya and started working at the Department of Agricultural Economy at Selcuk University. Since then, Dr. Direk has been working at the same department. During his work at Selcuk University, he became a director of the Taşkent Vocational Scholl at Selcuk University for 6 years. Also, he worked at Tanta University, Egypt, and North Dakota State University, USA as a visiting professor. Dr. Mithat has been visiting many countries for research and technical issues. He worked on international relationships, conferences organization, and supervising projects throughout the world. He was the author of a book entitled “Agriculture History” published in 2012 and second edition in 2014, which is a new concept in agriculture sector. He is the editor of conferences proceedings. He is one of the authors of 2 popular agricultural articles, which are Tarimturk and Plant Dergisi. His current research interests include sustainable agriculture and food marketing. He likes to take pictures as an amateur photographer.