Profile of Dr. Mahmuda Khatun

Profile of Dr. Mahmuda Khatun

Dr. Mahmuda Khatun
Professor
Department of Sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences
Email: mahmudak@du.ac.bd
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Demography and Rural Sociology The Pennsylvania State University United States 2006
Masters Applied Sociology Old Dominion University United States 2002
Masters Sociology University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1996
Bachelor Sociology University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1994
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International J. William Fulbright Post-doctoral Research Fellowship 2011 United States Post-doctoral Fellow
International Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia Fellowship 2009 Italy Visiting Scholar
International SAMReN Residential Training Workshop 2008 Nepal Migration, Globalization, Security and Development
International Graduate Student Competitive Award 2005 United States Presenting Paper at Rural Sociological Society Conference
International Population and Communication Fellowship 2004 United States Communication Fellow
International Hewlett Foundation Fellowship 2002 United States PhD Research Funding
International Old Dominion University Research Assistantship 2001 United States Summer Teachinh Assistantship
International J. William Fulbright Scholarship for Students 2000 United States Pursuing MA
Local A.K. Nazmul Karim Memorial Gold Medal 1996 Bangladesh First Class Fist Position at MSS Level
Local University Grants Commission Scholarship 1994 Bangladesh Outstanding performance in Bachelor of Social Science Examination
Local Merit Scholarship 1991 Bangladesh Performance in Higher Secondary Certificate Examination
National Junior Scholarship 1984 Bangladesh Natioanl Level Academic Competition
Research Interest
Subject Description
Statistcs and Research Methodology Statistical Modeling and Quantitative Methodology
Sociology and Demography Diaspora and Labor Migration, Environmental Refugees, Family Planning, Unmet Need for Family Planning, Maternal Health, Social Impact Analysis
Gender Feminist Discourse, Gender and Policy
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Masters Forced Migration and Social Protection: A Sociological Study of Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Mahmuda Khatun Kazi Ishrat Jahan Bipasha Forced Migration and Social Protection 2017
Masters Forced Migration and Access to Livelihood: A Sociological Study on Rohingya Refugee in Bangladesh Mahmuda Khatun Sadrul Alam Kanok Forced Migration and Rohingya 2017
Masters Access to Livelihood and Identity Formation: A Sociological Study on the Dalits of Faridpur Municipality Mahmuda Khatun Zahirul Alam Dalit 2016
Masters Living Capacity and the Socio-economic Deprivation of the Tea Workers in Bangladesh Mahmuda Khatun Sujit Malo Tea Workers 2016
Masters The Nature of Population Displacement among Aila Victims: A Study on Satkhira District Mahmuda Khatun Sumana Sharmin Population Displacement 2015
Masters A Sociological Study on Gender-based Violence in an Urban Area Mahmuda Khatun Towhida Islam Gender Based Violence 2014
Masters Stateless Diaspora: A Sociological Study on Biharis in Bangladesh Mahmuda Khatun Shamima Afroz Diaspora and Bihari 2013
Masters Nationality Crisis and Rights of Rohingya Refugee Children: A Sociological Analysis of Children’s Rights in Bangladesh Mahmuda Khatun Ishrat Jahan Rohingya 2013
Masters Absentee Husbands and their Wives: A Sociological Study on the Problems of Migrants’ Wife Mahmuda Khatun Marjana Morshed Migration 2013
Masters Adolescent Girls Knowledge and Awareness on Reproductive Health Issues: A Sociological Study Mahmuda Khatun Rotika Sarker Reproductive Health 2010
Masters Drug Use and Harm Reduction Approach: Responding to the Public Health Challenges in Bangladesh Mahmuda Khatun Sonia Sharmin Health 2010
Masters Population Mobility and HIV/AIDS Vulnerability at Indo-Bangla Border: A Sociological Perspective Mahmuda Khatun Saud Al-Shams Population Mobility 2010
Other Garment Workers and Financial Independence Mahmuda Khatun Shaina Hyder Women's Rights 2010
Masters Religious Rights and Misinterpreted Rights: Textual Interpretation of Women’s Rights in Bangladesh Mahmuda Khatun Mir Tamanna Siddika Women's Rights 2009
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Applied Sociology Invisible Men in Family Planning J. William Fulbright Scholarship for Students 22-08-2019 19-07-2002 Old Dominion University
Fertility Reaching Replacement level of Fertility in Bangladesh and Italy Erasmus Mundus Mobility with Asia Fellowship 21-08-2019 20-10-2009 University of Padova
Applied Sociology Distance Learning Old Dominion University 07-05-2019 12-08-2001 Old Dominion University
Environmental Refugee Home but no Home: The Journey Towards Identity Crisis J. William Fulbright Post-doctoral Research Fellowship 15-09-2015 26-09-2012 The Pennsylvania State University
Policy Formulation Population and Communication Population Reference Bureau 21-06-2004 02-04-2005 The Pennsylvania State University
Demography Men's Unmet Need for Family Planning Hewlett Foundation Fellowship 20-07-2002 01-05-2006 The Pennsylvania State University
Invited Talk
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SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 Member Board of Governance, Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT), University of Dhaka 2018
2 Member Bangladesh Police Research Evaluation Committee 2016
3 Member Alpha Kappa Delta 18-02-2002
4 Member Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture 07-04-2004
5 Co-convenor Grade Evaluation Committee, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka 2011
6 Member Committee of Courses, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Independent University 2016
7 Member Computer Lab Committee, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka 2013
8 Co-convenor Undergraduate Syllabus Committee, Department of Sociology 2008 2018
9 Member PhD and MPhil Review Committee, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka 2013 2019
10 Member Five-Year Academic Plan, Department of Sociology 2015 2020
11 Member Bangladesh Sociological Association 1997 Life Time
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Professor University of Dhaka Dhaka 30-04-2013 Currently Working

To teach Social Policy Analysis Framework and Implementation, Advanced Research Methodology, Introduction to Social Statistics and Sociology of Migration and Diaspora

Research Fellow Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania 15-09-2011 26-09-2012

Home but No Home for Environmental Refugees: The Journey towards Identity Crisis

Associate Professor University of Dhaka Department of Sociology 04-08-2009 29-04-2013 taught Population, Politics and Development, Population and Society, Sociology of Migration and Diaspora,Introduction to Statistics, Political Sociology
Consultant Mitra & Associates Dhaka 03-06-2008 10-06-2008

Report Writing for the 2007 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey

Assistant Professor University of Dhaka Department of Sociology 30-05-2006 03-08-2009 taught Introduction to Sociology, Applied Sociology, Introduction to Social Statistics
Lecturer University of Dhaka Department of Sociology 30-04-1997 29-05-2006 taught Sociology of Third World, Introduction to Sociology
Lecturer Shahjalal University of Science and Technology Department of Sociology 21-11-1996 29-04-1997 taught Sociological Theory
Research Assistant National Institute of Population Research and Training Dhaka 02-02-1996 30-07-1996

National Institute of Family Planning Program Performance in Bangladesh under Secondary Analysis of Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 1993-94

Adjunct Faculty BRAC University BDI taught Research Methods and Concepts, Statistics and Computer Skills Development, Research Design and Proposal Writing of MDS Program
Adjunct Faculty Bangladesh University of Professional BBA Program taught Bangladesh Studies
National Consultant UNFPA Gender Unit Gender Biased Sex Selection Study
Team Leader Development Research Initiative Dhaka ILO Project on Collection of Baseline Data for Impact and Outcome Indicators
Consultant HEKS Bangladesh Country Office Dhaka Right Based Livelihood Programme: Empowering Economically, Socially, Religiously, Ethnically Marginalized People and Minorities
Consultant BRAC Development Institute Dhaka A Study to Identify the Most Effective Models, Practices and Tools of Advocacy and Behavior Change in Bangladesh, Project Component: Early Marriage, Domestic Violence, and Women’s Policy
Consultant EngenderHealth Bangladesh Country Office Dhaka Endline Evaluation of Reproductive Health and Family Planning Services among the Young Married Couples
Editorial Board Member Canadian Social Science Editorial Office Quebec City Canadian Social Science
Editorial Board Member Developing Country Think Tank Institute California Women, Identities and Culture
Reviewer University of Dhaka Dhaka Social Science Review
Reviewer Center for Advanced Research in Social Sciences Dhaka Perspectives in Social Sciences
Reviewer University Grants Commission, Bangladesh Dhaka
Reviewer Asiatic Society of Bangladesh Dhaka Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities)
Reviewer British Journal of Economics, Management and Trade
Reviewer National Institute of Population Research and Training Dhaka Reviewer of Six Studies
Speaker CARITAS Development Institute Dhaka Diploma Course on “Social Analysis and Development for the Social and Community Workers
Guest Speaker The Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania Women in Developing Countries”, at the Women Studies Department
Resource Person BRAC University BDI delivered lecture on “Field Research Methodology”, as part of “Development Issues in Post-Conflict Countries: Learning from BRAC” to the students of the University of Ottawa
Supervisor BRAC University BDI Writing Proposal and Independent Research”, as part of “Development Issues in Post-Conflict Countries: Learning from BRAC” to the students of the University of Ottawa
Panelist Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics Dhaka Population Monograph, Population and Housing Census-2011 Project
Adjunct Faculty University of Dhaka Department of Sanskrit and Pali taught Introduction to Sociology
Adjunct Faculty University of Dhaka Department of Women and Gender Studies taught Colonialism and Feminist Theory, Feminism and Women’s Movement,
Adjunct Faculty University of Dhaka Institute of Information Technology Introduction to Sociology
Adjunct Faculty University of Dhaka Department of Population Sciences Basic Techniques of Population Analysis,Advanced Techniques of Population Analysis
Book
1
Mahmuda Khatun Encountering Men’s Unmet Need for Family Planning: Recognizing the Unrecognized. Saarbrucken. Lap-Lambert Publishing, 2010 .
2
M. I. Khan, Mahmuda Khatun and M. Rahman Preparing for Future: Voices from within Sylhet Division. Dhaka: National Institute of Population Research and Training and Siam Health Care, 2008 .
Book Section
1
Mahmuda Khatun (contributor) "Women’s Empowerment and Health Seeking Behavior." Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2014. Dhaka and Rockville: National Institute of Population Research and Training, Mitra and Associates, and ICF International, 2016 187-200 .
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Mahmuda Khatun "Labor Migration: A Survival Design for Global or Locals of Bangladesh." Labor Migration in the context of Globalization: Challenges and Perspectives. Arun Kumar Achraya, Bishnu Charan Banik, and Smita Verma (Ed.) Mexico: The Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Press., 2015 27-44 .
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Mahmuda Khatun (contributor) "Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2007." Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2007. Dhaka and Calverton: National Institute of Population Research and Training, Mitra and Associates, and Macro International., 2009 197-214 .
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Ahmed Al-Sabir, Sharifa Begum, Andrew Kantner, S.K. Bhadra, and Mahmuda Khatun "Family Planning Program Performance in Bangladesh: A Method Specific Overview of the Past Decades and Future Prospects." Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 1993/94 Extended Analysis. Andrew Kantner, Ahmed Al-Sabir and Nitai Chakroborti (eds.) Dhaka and Hawaii: National Institute of Population Research and Training and East West Center, 1996 95-117 .
Journal Article
1
Sujit Malo 2. Mahmuda Khatun : Living Capacity and the Socio-economic Deprivation of the Tea Workers in Habiganj District, Journal of Social Studies, vol.159, pp.72-88, 2018 .
2
Mir Tamanna Siddika 2. Mahmuda Khatun : Re-reading Muslim Women’s Rights in Bangladesh, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), vol.59, no.2 pp.323-341, 2014 .
3
Mahmuda Khatun 2. Leif Jensen : Reintroducing Moral Community: A New Beginning to Promote Justice for Environmental Refugee, Malaysian Journal of Research, vol.2, no.1 pp.45-55, 2014 .
4
Mahmuda Khatun : Climate Change and Migration in Bangladesh: Golden Bengal to Land of Disasters., Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology, vol.10, no.2 pp.64-79, 2013 .
5
Mahmuda Khatun : Higher Education and Civil Society: Compatibility Reexamined, Educational Research and Review, vol.7, no.5 pp.121-126, 2012 .
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Mahmuda Khatun : The Quest for Reaching Replacement level of Fertility in Bangladesh and Italy: Issues and Considerations, Population Review, vol.51, no.2 pp.85-101, 2012 .
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Mahmuda Khatun 2. Mahboob-e-Alam 3. Qamrunnahar Nazneen : Assessing Public-Private Efforts Reproductive Health Efforts to Reach Young Married Couples in Rural Bangladesh, International Quarterly of Community Health Education, vol.32, no.1 pp.73-94, 2011 .
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Mahmuda Khatun : Child Poverty and Social Exclusion: Is there a Relationship?, The Arts Faculty Journal, vol.2, no.2&3 pp.95-113, 2010 .
9
Mahmuda Khatun : Stalling Fertility Transition in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies, vol.11, pp.75-91, 2010 .
10
Mahmuda Khatun 2. A.B.M. Nazmul Islam Khan : Internal Migration in Bangladesh: An Analysis (in Bangla), Samajik Biggan Patrika, Dhaka University Studies Part D, vol.3, no.3 pp.27-36, 2009 .
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Mahmuda Khatun : The Empowerment of Women: They are Coming Anyway, The Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, vol.24, no.1&2 pp.663-680, 2009 .
12
Mahmuda Khatun 2. Gretchen Cornwell : Power Relations and Contraceptive Use: Gender Differentials in Bangladesh, Canadian Social Science, vol.5, no.1 pp.1-15, 2009 .
13
Mahmuda Khatun 2. Sharmin Ahmed : Illegal Immigration in USA: Policy and Demand Dilemma, Journal of Management and Social Sciences, vol.5, no.2 pp.163-172, 2009 .
14
A.B.M. Nazmul Islam Khan 2.Kohinoor Akhter Khanam 3. Mahmuda Khatun : Limits of Survival Strategy: A Study on Morbidity Pattern of Waste Pickers in Bangladesh, The Chittagong University Journal of Social Sciences, vol.XXIV, no.2 pp.249-264, 2008 .
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Mahmuda Khatun : Conceptualizing Society: Theoretical Claims of Emile Durkheim, Phiolosophy and Progress, vol.XLI-XLII, pp.135-150, 2008 .
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Mahmuda Khatun : Global Crisis in Fertility Theory: What Went Wrong?, Canadian Social Science, vol.4, no.9-19 2008 .
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Sharmin Ahmed 2. Mahmuda Khatun : Gender Relations in Postmodern Societies: Impact of Globalization on Women’s Position, Journal of Knowledge Globalization, vol.1, no.2 pp.109-125, 2008 .
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Mahmuda Khatun : Unmasking Children’s Reading Ability: Context US Society, Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology, vol.4, no.1 pp.29-41, 2007 .
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Mahmuda Khatun 2. Mashiur Rahman 3. A.B.M. Nazmul Islam Khan : Men and Women’s Unmet Need for Family Planning in Bangladesh: An Empirical Study, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh (Humanities), vol.52, no.1 pp.143-165, 2007 .
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Mahmuda Khatun : Feminist Ethnography: The Question of Essentiality, Social Science Review, vol.23, no.2 pp.51-61, 2006 .
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Mahmuda Khatun 2. A.B.M. Nazmul Islam Khan : Never Married Population in Bangladesh (1901-1991): An Analysis (in Bangla), The Chittagong University Journal of Social Sciences, vol.XX, no.1 pp.84-100, 2001 .
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Mahmuda Khatun 2. Kohinoor Akhter Khanam 3. A.B.M. Nazmul Islam Kahn : Towards an Arsenic Free Bangladesh: Analysis of Alternative Options for Safe Water Supply, Social Science Review, vol.17, pp.76-82, 2000 .
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Mahmuda Khatun 2. A.K.M.Nurunnabi : Determinants of Timing of Marriage and Family Formation in Bangladesh: A Multivariate Analysis, Social Science Review, vol.16, pp.215-232, 1997 .