|Name||Dr. Syed Anwar Husain|
|Last Degree||B.A.(Hons),M.A.(DU),M. A. (Senior Hons.) Edinburgh,Ph. D.( London)|
Dr. Syed Anwar Husain joined the Department of History, University of Dhaka as Lecturer in 1970. He became Professor in 1985; and was retired in 2014. He is now serving as Supernumerary Professor. He was Chairman of the Department of History from 1993 through 1996. Between 1997 and 2001 he was Director General of Bangla Academy, the premier research body in the country. He served as Vice-Chancellor of Darul Ihsan University (Private) between 2004 and 2005. He was the founder editor of daily sun (2010-2012). He received first class Honours and Masters degrees in History (standing first in both) from the University of Dhaka. As a British Commonwealth scholar he took an M.A. Senior Honours degree in International History from the University of Edinburgh; and was awarded Ph.D. in British Administrative History by the University of London. Professor Husain was a visiting faculty at the Columbia University, Pennsylvania University, and American University (Washington, D.C.) and a Scholar-in Residence at the Rockefeller Foundation Study and Conference Centre, Bellagio, Italy. Between 1987 and 1988 he was Senior Fulbright Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley.