12 October 2022 to 12 October 2023
Dr Mohammad Tarikul Islam is an Associate Professor of Government and Politics at the Jahangirnagar University in Bangladesh. Prior to joining the University in 2014, he worked with the UN Development Programme for a period of seven years in various managerial capacities. Professor Islam acts as a Resource Person at Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre. Dr Islam is a regular contributor to the South Asia Blog of LSE. His edited book, “Human Security, Peace, and Development: South Asian Perspective,” which was released in India, has received a great deal of scholarly acclaim. His two significant textbooks, “Disaster, Governance, and Development: Bangladesh Perspective” (Springer) and “Local Government in Bangladesh: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” (Routledge), are forthcoming. Professor Islam has held prestigious positions at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the past.