Dr. Niloy Ranjan Biswas is an Associate Professor of the Department of International Relations at the University of Dhaka. In 2016, he completed his Ph.D. in International Politics from City, University of London. His thesis examines the implication of the role of state elites, local civil society organizations and international actors on civilian security governance in transitional and challenging environments with a special focus on Bangladesh’s Police Reform Program (PRP). His current research interests include policing, security governance, preventing violent extremism and South Asian contributions to United Nations peace support missions.Read less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Ph.D.||International Politics||City, University of London||United Kingdom||2016|
|Masters||Security Policy Studies||The George Washington University||United States||2012|
|Masters||International Relations||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2004|
|Bachelor||International Relations||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2003|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Associate Professor||Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||10, Jul 2018||Currently Working|
|Assistant Professor||Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||23, Oct 2012||09-07-2018|
|Lecturer||Department of International Relations, University of Dhaka||Dhaka, Bangladesh||01, Jul 2008||22-10-2012|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|UN Peace Support Missions||
South Asian contributors in UN peace support and peacebuilding endeavours
|Preventing violent extremism||
Role of society and civilians in prevention of violent extremism, security sector-community actors connectivity in PVE, Refugees and displaced persons, violence and protections
Security institutions, reform of security sector, International security cooperation
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|No project/research supervision is found|
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|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|1||Asiatic Society of Bangladesh||General Member||2017||2021|
|2||The UK Higher Education Academy||Associate Fellow||2015||Life Time|
Niloy Ranjan Biswas "Community Engagement and Preventing Violent Extremism: Community Policing in Bangladesh." Genocide and Mass Violence: Politics of Singularity. Imtiaz Ahmed Dhaka: Centre for Genocide Studies, University of Dhaka, 2019 .
Rashed Uz Zaman and Niloy Ranjan Biswas "Bangladesh." Providing Peacekeepers: The Politics, Challenges, and Future of United Nations Peacekeeping Contributions. A.J. Bellamy & P.D. Williams (eds.) Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 .
Niloy Ranjan Biswas : The United Nations and Counterterrorism: Future Trajectories of Liberal Peace Support Operations, Journal of International Relations , vol.14 , no.1 , pp.88-106 , 2020 .
Niloy Ranjan Biswas and Rashed Uz Zaman : ‘Not business as usual’: changing realities and the transformations in peace operations, Studia Politologiczne (Political Science Studies) , vol.56 , no.1 , pp.299-318 , 2020 .
Niloy Ranjan Biswas : Bangladesh beyond Borders: Its Trans-Regional Experience in BIMSTEC, National Security , vol.III , no.1 , pp.52-76. , 2020 .
Rashed Uz Zaman and Niloy Ranjan Biswas : Bangladesh Police in United Nations Peacekeeping Operations and Capacity Building: Striving for Perfection in an Imperfect World!, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice , 2019 .
Niloy Ranjan Biswas : Myanmar’s military and the garrison state: State-military relations in Myanmar and their influence in the [re]production of violence against minorities, Asian Journal of Comparative Politics , vol.5 , no.2 , pp.158-173 , 2019 .
Rashed Uz Zaman and Niloy Ranjan Biswas : The Contribution of Commonwealth Armed Forces in UN Peacekeeping: The Case of Bangladesh, The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs , vol.106 , no.4 , pp.437-452 , 2017 .
Rashed Uz Zaman and Niloy Ranjan Biswas : South Asian Regionalism and UN Peacekeeping Missions: A Case of ‘and Never the Twain shall Meet’?, Journal of International Peacekeeping , vol.19 , no.3-4 , pp.249-273 , 2015 .
Rashed Uz Zaman and Niloy Ranjan Biswas : Bangladesh's Participation in UN Peacekeeping Missions and Challenges for Civil–Military Relations: A Case for Concordance Theory, International Peacekeeping , vol.21 , no.3 , pp.324-344 , 2014 .
|International||Resolve Fellowship, United States Institute of Peace, Washington D.C.||2017||United States|
|International||Residential Scholars’ Fellowship, 2015-16, International Students House, London||2015||United Kingdom|
|International||Charles Wallace Trust, UK, Doctoral Bursary||2015||United Kingdom|
|International||University Doctoral Studentship (2012-13 to 2014-15), City, University of London||2012||United Kingdom|
|International||John H. Cowles Award for overall scholastic achievements and leadership skills, The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University||2012||United States|
|International||Fulbright Scholarship for 2010-2012||2010||United States|
|National||Social Sciences Dean’s Award, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka||2004||Bangladesh|
|National||University Merit Scholarship for BSS Results||2003||Bangladesh|