Department of Sociology
I am currently working as Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. I received my MSc and PhD from the School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand. My teaching and research area includes social structure, social problems, urban environment and urban land management. I have more than 22 peer-reviewed publications in international journals.Show less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Ph.D.||Rural and Regional Development Planning||Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)||Thailand||2011|
|Masters||Urban Planning Land and Housing Development||Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)||Thailand||1999|
|Masters||Sociology||University of Chittagong||Bangladesh||1989|
|Bachelor||Sociology||University of Chittagong||Bangladesh||1988|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Professor||Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||24, Aug 2022||Currently Working|
|Associate Professor||Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||04, Feb 2012||23-08-2016|
|Assistant Professor||Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||17, Feb 2003||03-02-2012|
|Assistant Professor||Department of Sociology, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh||Sylhet, Bangladesh||15, Apr 1998||17-02-2003|
|Lecturer||Department of Sociology, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh||Sylhet, Bangladesh||15, Apr 1995||15-04-1998|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|Urban Development||Urbanization and Peri-urban Development|
|Urban Environment||Land and Housing Development, Real Estate Development|
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|M.Phil||Child Trafficking in the Border Area of Joypurhat District with a Focus on Counter Measures: A Sociological Study||Md. Jahangir Alam||Md. Robiwl Hossain||2022|
|M.Phil||THE NATURE AND EXTENT OF HOMICIDE IN BANGLADESH: A CONTENT ANALYSIS ON REPORTED MURDER OF DAILY NEWSPAPER||Md. Jahangir Alam||T. M. Abdullah-Al-Fuad||2016|
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Md. Jahangir Alam Slum Dwellers Health Care: Provisions, Preferences and Challenges. 2011 .
Mullick, Md Reaz Akter and Ridwan Mohammed Nur, Md Jahangir Alam, and KM Ashraful Islam : Observed trends in temperature and rainfall in Bangladesh using pre-whitening approach., Global and Planetary Change, ELSEVIER (impact factor:4.10) , vol.172 , pp.104-113 , 2019 .
Md. Jahangir Alam : Rapid urbanization and changing land values in mega cities: implications for housing development projects in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Bandung Journal of the Global South, Springer Open , vol.5 , no.2 , 2018 .
Ashraful Islam and Md. Jahangir Alam and T. M. Abdullah-Al- Fuad : Child Homicide in Bangladesh: A Statistical Profile, International Journal of Humanities, Arts, Medicine and Sciences , vol.6 , no.3 , pp.73-84 , 2018 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Mohammad Mahbub Quaisar : Urban Environment in Slum and Squatter Settlement in megacity Dhaka, Journal of Socciology , vol.7 , no.2 Nazmul Karim Study Center, University of Dhaka , pp.41-50 , 2016 .
Md. Jahangir Alam : Peripheral land conversion for land and housing development projects and its impacts upon the affected people: a study in Greater Dhaka, International Journal of Sustainable Society , vol.8 , no.1 , pp.73-89 , 2016 .
Mohammad Ashraful Alam and Mohammad Jahangir and Md. Jahangir Alam : “Nature & Causes of Prostitution in Bangladesh: A Case of Goalanda Ghat Brothel, Rajbari”, The Journal of Sociology , vol.7 , no.3, January-June , pp.35-51 , 2016 .
Mohammad Morad and Shahabul Haque and Md. Jahangir Alam : “Contextualizing Formation of Diaspora of Bangladeshi Immigrants in the UK”, Research in Social Change , vol.6 , no.2 , pp.103-128 , 2014 .
Md Jahangir Alam and Reaz Akter Mullick : Climate change effects upon massive land and housing development, International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management (impact factor:.757) , vol.6 , no.3 , pp.315-331 , 2014 .
Md. Jahangir Alam : The organized encroachment of land developers”—Effects on urban flood management in Greater Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sustainable Cities and Society, ELSEVIER (impact factor:4.62) , vol.10 , pp.49-58 , 2014 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Mokbul Morshed Ahmad : "Public Facilities in Public and Private Housing Projects in Dhaka, Bangladesh", Urban Policy and Research (impact factor:1.286) , vol.2 , no.31 , pp.190-207 , 2013 .
Mohammad Ashraful Alam and Mohammed Jahirul Islam, Abida Sultana and Md. Jahangir Alam (2013) : Girls-Teasing and Suicide: An Explanation on Present Bangladesh Scenario, The Journal of Socioloy , vol.5 , no.2, January -June , pp.21-33 , 2013 .
Md. Ismail Hossain and Md. Al-Amin and Md. Jahangir Alam : NGO Interventions and Women Development in Bangladesh: Do Feminist Theories Work?”, The Hong Kong Journal of Social Work , vol.46 , no.1 & 2 , pp.13-29 , 2012 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Abul Kalam Azad : Shifting Approaches to Sustainable Development: Morality as an Alternative Pillar The Case of Developing Countries, The Journal of Sociology , vol.4 , no.2, July-December , pp.127-152 , 2012 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Taslima Rahman, Musfiqa Ashraf and Abul Kalam Azad : “Combating Air Pollution through Environmental Management Measures: The Case of Developing Countries”, The Journal of Sociology , vol.4 , no.1, January- June , pp.29-39 , 2012 .
Mohammad Ashraful Alam and Amit Sarker and Md. Jahangir Alam : “Innocent Victimization of Cyber and Social Networking Crime: An Empirical Assessment among the Graduate Students of Tangail”, Journal of Society & Change , vol.6 , no.3 , pp.37-67, July-September , 2012 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Mokbul Morshed Ahmad : Impacts of Environmental Laws on Land Development and Developers in Dhaka City, Bangladesh, International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development , vol.10 , no.2 , pp.169-188 , 2011 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Taslima Rahman : “Environmental Management Measures in Developing Countries and Bangladesh Scenario: A Quest for Environmental Protection and Management”, Journal of Society & Change , vol.1 , no.4 , pp.29-36 , 2011 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Mokbul Morshed Ahmad : Analysing the lacunae in planning and implementation: spatial development of Dhaka city and its impacts upon the built environment, International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, Taylor and Francis (Taylor and Francis Group) , vol.2 , no.1-2 , pp.85-106 , 2010 .
Kamrul Arefin, M.Z. Mamun and Md. Jahangir Alam : Health Awareness and Knowledge of the Slum Dwellers: A Case Study in Bangladesh, Asian Profile (impact factor:.25) , vol.38 , no.4 , pp.427-435 , 2010 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Taslima Rahman and Musfiqa Ashraf : “Benefits from Globalization: Evidence in the Context of Global Interaction”, ‘The Journal of Sociology’ , vol.1 , no.2 , pp.7-14 , 2009 .
Md. Jahangir Alam and Taslima Rahman : “Challenges for Slum and Squatter Dwellers for Security and Tenure Problem”, the Journal of Society & Change , vol.1 , no.4 , pp.pp. 29-36 , 2007 .
Md. Jahangir Alam, Md. Omar Faruk and Taslima Rahman : Boideshik Shahajyo O Tritio Bishyer Onunnoyon: Poriprekkhit Bangladesh, The Journal of Social Development, The 'Institute of Social Welfare and Research', University of Dhaka , vol.17 , no.1 , pp.79-96 , 2006 .
PhD s;tudy at AIT, Thailand
M Sc study at AIT