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Visiting Professors


Kathleen Ferrier, Visiting Professor of Practice in Human Rights

M.A., Spanish, (Brazilian) Portuguese, Modern Spanish-American Literature, and Development Cooperation, Leiden University, The Netherlands
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Undergraduate Program


Jacqueline Armijo, Associate Professor in Humanities

Ph.D. in Inner and Altaic Studies, Harvard University, US
B.A. in Chinese Studies , University of California , Santa Cruz
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Helen Delfeld ,Associate Professor in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics

Ph.D in Political Science
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Dr. Elena Popa, Assistant Professor in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.
Master of Arts in Philosophy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University ‘Alexandru Ioan Cuza’, Iaşi, Romania.

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Dr. Tiffany Cone, Assistant Professor of Humanities

Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
B.A. (First Class Hons) in Anthropology, University of Otago, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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Jason Homer, Assistant Professor of Composition and Coordinator of the Core Program

M.A. in Literatures in English, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
B.A. summa cum laude, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
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Masudur Rahman , Instructor in Performing Arts

M.A. in English, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
B.A. (Honors) in English, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Dr. Heinz Scheifinger, Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology, Fall 2017

PhD in Sociology –University of Warwick, UK
MA in Sociology – University of Essex, UK
BA (First Class Honours) in Sociology – University of Reading, UK
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Dr.Parvez Ahmed

Dr.Parvez Ahmed , Assistant Professor in Public Health

Ph.D. in Public Health, University of Birmingham, UK, 2009
M.P.H. (Master of Public Health), Umea University, Sweden, 2002
MBBS, Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh, 1996
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Shams Forruque Ahmed , Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Computational Science

Ph.D. in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Central Queensland University, Australia
M.Phil. in Applied Mathematics, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
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Amina Akhter, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science & ICT

M.Eng. in Information and Communication Technologies, Asian Institute of Technology, Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani, Thailand
B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Khulna, Bangladesh

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Nazmul Alam, Assistant Professor of Public Health

Dr.P.H. in International Health, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
M.P.H. in Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
M.S. in Microbiology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.S. in Biological Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Anjan Debnath, Senior Lecturer of Physics

M.S. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.S. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Mukesh Gupta, Instructor in Environmental Sciences

Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and Policy , Environmental Sciences and Policy Department, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Master of Art in Environmental Sciences and Policy , International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE), Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA
Master of Science (Technology) in Environment Management , Institute of Environment Management & Plant Sciences (IEMPS), Vikram University, Ujjain, MP, India
Bachelor of Science (Biology) , Government Autonomous PG College, A.P.S. University, Satna, MP, India
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Ahmedul Kabir , Assistant Professor in Chemistry & Biochemistry

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, USA
M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
B. Sc. in Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
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AKM Moniruzzaman Mollah, Associate Professor of Life Sciences, Head of Science and Math Program.

Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Department of Biology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
M.B.A. in Finance, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA
P.D.F. Department of Biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
B.A. in Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL, USA
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Rubayet Rahman, Senior Lecturer of Mathematics

M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Chittagong University, Chittagong, Bangladesh
B.S. in Applied Mathematics, Chittagong University, Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Harunur Rashid, Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences

Ph.D. in Marine Ecology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
M.S. in Aquatic Resources Management, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
B.S. in Fisheries (Hons), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
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Meherun Ahmed, Associate Professor in Economics

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
M.A. in Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
M.S.S. in Economics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.S.S. in Economics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Varuni Ganepola, Visiting Associate Professor in Psychology (Fall Semester only)

Ph.D., University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
B.A. (Hons), Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia
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Md. Didarul Hasan, Assistant Professor in Economics

Ph.D. in Economics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA
Master of International and Development Economics (MIDEC), Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
M.S.S. in Economics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
B.S.S. in Economics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Moinul Islam, Associate Professor in Economics and Head of Social Science Programs

Ph.D. in Economics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA
M.S. in Economics, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA
M.S.S. in Economics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
B.S.S. in Economics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Lina M. Kassem, Associate Professor in PPE

Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Cincinnati, USA
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Herman Salton

Herman Salton, Associate Professor in PPE

Ph.D. in International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK
M.Phil. in International Relations, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Ph.D. in International Law, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
B.Int. Law, University of Trento, Trento, Italy
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Md. Shahidulla Kaiser, Adjunct Faculty of Development Studies

M.Sc. in Africa and International Development,
The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Zahid Hussain Md Jakir Masum, Instructor of Composition, Core Program

CELTA, University of Cambridge, UK
M.A. in English (TESOL), North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.A. (Hons) in English, Leading University, Sylhet, Bangladesh
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Access Academy

Iftekhar Uddin Ahmed Chowdhury, Faculty (Pre-Calculus)

M.Phil (Fellow) in Economics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
M.S.S. in Economics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
B.S.S. in Economics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Sharmistha Ghosh, Faculty (World Civilization)

M.S. in Women’s Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
M.P.Aff. in Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
M.A. in Political Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
B.A. in Political Science, University of Calcutta, St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta, India
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Mohammad Shahadat Hossain, Instructor (Language & Composition)

Ph.D. (in progress) in Postcolonial Literature, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
M.Phil. in Postcolonial Literature, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
M.A. in English, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.A. in English, The People’s University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Md. Abu Islam, Instructor (Pre-Cal)

M.S. in Mathematics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
B.S. in Mathematics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Sanchita Raha, Access Academy Director & Faculty (Language & Composition)

M.A. in English , University of Kolkata
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Jadavpur University
B.A. ( Honours) in English, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
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Sharmin Rahmatullah, Instructor (Reading)

CELTA QCF Level 5 English Language Teaching Qualification, University of Cambridge
M.A. English Language Teaching, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.A. in English, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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John Remarek , Instructor (Language & Composition)

B.A. in Psychology, New York University, USA;
TESOL Certificate Trinity College, London, UK
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Parag Jyoti Saikia , Instructor (World Civ.)

M.Phil. in Social Sciences, Center for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata;
Master in Development Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
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Kazi Farzana Shoily, Instructor (World Civ.)

M.A. in English Literature, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
B.A. in English Literature, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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John Stanlake, Faculty (Social Sciences)

TEFL Certificate, The Language House, Prague, Czech Republic
M.S. in International Relations, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
B.A (Hons) in European Politics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
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Faiz Ahmad , Instructor in Access Academy

M.Sc., Physics, University of Chittagong , Chittagong, Bangladesh
B.Sc. (Hons) Physics, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Pathways For Promise

Kausar Ferdous , English Language Instructor

MA in ELT (Running), University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
MA in English, National University , Chittagong College, Bangladesh
BA (Hons) in English, National University, Chittagong College, Bangladesh
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Andrew Russell Jones, Director Pre-Access Program

Licentiate Diploma TEFL, Trinity College, London, UK
RSA UCLES TEFL, International House, Hastings, UK
PGCE, Lancaster University (St Martin’s College), Bailrigg, Lancaster, UK
B.A. (Hons) in Philosophy and Theology, University of Hull, Hull, UK
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Xiuhua Ke , Instructor

Ph.D. in Education, Western University, Canada
M.Ed, Ashland University, USA
ACE TESOL Certificate, London Language Institute

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Md. Shahrear Mehedi , Instructor Mathematics

Bangladesh

Bethany Zulik , Instructor

B.A. in Philosophy, Bard College, USA
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AUW Fellows

Julia Davis , Writing Center Coordinator

B.A. in History, University of Cambridge, UK
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Nema Marjana , Writing Center Tutor

MSc in Public Health Microbiology and Emerging Infectious Disease, George Washington University, D.C. USA
BSc in Biology, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA, USA
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Smita Sharma , Writing Center Tutor

M.A. in Gender Studies, Central European Univ.

Sabrina Wadood, Center Coordinator

B.S. in Biological Sciences, AUW

Anabella Coria , Center Coordinator

M.A. in Conflict Resolution, University of Essex, UK.
B.A. in International Relations, ITESM, Mexico.
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Nargis Hajran, Alumni Affairs

B.A. in Asian Studies, AUW

Nipunika Lecamwasam, Senior Fellow

MAS in Transitional Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, Switzerland
MA in Political Science, Central European University, Hungary
BA (Hons.) in International Relations, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
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