Hasan Kaili is Assistant Professor of Linguistics at the Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean.
He is a graduate of the Department of English Philology, Ege University (BA & MA in English Philology) and of the School of Linguistics/Department of Philology, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (PhD in Linguistics). He has taught Turkish at the Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean (2001-2013) and at the Department of Turkish and Modern Asiatic Studies, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (2004-2006). Also, he has taught Modern Greek at the Department of Modern Greek Philology (2014-2019) and contrastive grammar of Greek and Turkish at the Department of Linguistics (2018), Ankara University.
His research interests include the following topics: applied linguistics, comparative linguistics, SLA, language contact phenomena, grammatical description of language(s)
He has conducted Ethnographic type of research of participant observation in the bilingual in Greek and Turkish Muslim community of Rhodes.
He has published papers in scientific journals (Second Language Research, Journal of Greek Linguistics), edited volumes (among others: Second Language Acquisition of Turkish, The Dynamics of Interactional Humor) and volumes with conference proceedings (among others: International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, Studies in Greek Linguistics). He is the author of four books on teaching Greek/Turkish to foreigners.
He has worked as a researcher at the program Pythagoras, A comparative study of Greek-Turkish: Grammatical analysis and acquisition of Turkish as a foreign language, Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean.