Faculty members of the Department of Social Relations

Name and Designation


Academic Background

Research Interest

Dr. Rafiqul Huda Chaudhury
Honorary Professor,
Coordinator and Adviser
Graduate Program in Population, Reproductive Health, Gender & Development

D.Sc. in Social Demography
(Johns Hopkins University, USA)
M.Sc. in Demography
(Johns Hopkins University, USA)
MA in Sociology
(Punjab University, Pakistan)
  • Population and Sustainable Development
  • Urbanization and Migration
  • Ageing
  • Monitoring and Evaluation

Md. Mobarak Hossain Khan
Professor & Chairperson

Md. Mobarak Hossain Khan

Habilitation (Public Health), 2017 Bielefeld University, School of Public Health, Germany


Ph.D (Public Health), 2007
Sapporo Medical University, Department of Public Health, Japan


M.Sc. in Community Health and Health Management in Developing Countries, 2000
Heidelberg University, Dept. Trop. Hyg.& Pub. Health, Germany


M.Sc. in Statistics (Thesis group), 1990Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh


B.Sc. (Hons) in Statistics, 1989
Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Global/Urban/Megacity/Slum/Coastal health
  • Social/Physical/Mental/Environmental health
  • Climate hazard-related migration and health
  • Health of the vulnerable and coastal populations
  • Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research

Ms. Touhida Tasnima
Assistant Professor

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M.A. in Development Studies
(Major in Public Policy and Management), International Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands

MSS in Public Administration, University of Dhaka

BSS in Public Administration, University of Dhaka

Policy analysis with special focus on education and governance issues

Mr. Rayyan Hassan
Senior Lecturer
(on leave)


MA in Social Change and Development, University of Wollongong, Australia

BA in Environmental Studies, North South University


Ms. Zohra Akhter
Senior Lecturer
(On Study Leave)


M.Litt in International Security Studies, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK

MSS in International Relations, University of Dhaka

BSS (Hon’s) in International Relations, University of Dhaka

Security, Refugee, Migration and Human Rights

Dr. Marzia Zaman Sultana
Senior Lecturer

Marzia Zaman Sultana

MBBS from Sir Salimullah Medical College (SSMC) under University of Dhaka (DU)

MPH in Epidemiology from State University of Bangladesh (SUB)

M Phil in Preventive and Social Medicine from National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM) under Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU)

Public Health,
Reproductive Health,
Maternal and Child Health,
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Ms. Rubayat Kabir
Senior Lecturer

Ms Rubayat Kabir

M.Sc. in Psychology, Jain University, India

BA in Psychology, English and Journalism, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore University, India

Educational Psychology
Heath Psychology
Organization Behavior

Mr. Shahriar Khandaker
Senior Lecturer


MA in Professional Communication,
Edith Cowan University, Australia

BA in Communication, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Diploma Communications (Public Relations), Taylor’s College, Malaysia

Social Media, Public Health Communications, Youth Social Entrepreneurship

Ms. Ruhun Wasata
Senior Lecturer


MSS in Development Studies, University of Dhaka

BSS (Hon’s) in Development Studies University of Dhaka

Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment; Violence Against Women; Gender and Development; Technology and Women Development; Society, Culture and Development; Social Change and Urbanization

Md. Rezwan Siddiqui
Senior Lecturer

Md. Rezwan Siddiqui

MA Environment and Development

M.Sc. Geography and Environment

B.Sc. Geography & Environment

Md. Sanaul Haque Mondal

Md Sanaul Haque Mondal

Master of Population, Reproductive Health, Gender and Development, East West University, Dhaka

Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Management,  Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, Dhaka University

MSC in Geography and Environment, Dhaka University

BSC (Honors) in Geography and Environment,  Dhaka University

Population, population policy, environment, urbanization, migration, human ecology, sustainable development, public health, community engagement, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs),  Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Community Based Adaptation (CBA).