Profile of Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam

Profile of Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam

Dr. Md. Jahangir Alam
Department of Sociology
Faculty of Social Sciences
Phone: 880-2-9661900/6602
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Short Biography:

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.

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
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International AIT Fellowship 2008 Thailand

PhD s;tudy at AIT, Thailand

International DAAD Scholarship 1998 Germany

M Sc study at AIT

Research Interest
Subject Description
Urban Development Urbanization and Peri-urban Development
Urban Environment Land and Housing Development, Real Estate Development
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
M.Phil The nature and extent of homicide in Bangladesh: A content analysis on reports of murder in daily newspapers Md Jahangir Alam T. M. Abdullah-Al-Fuad Crime and Deviance 2017
Project/Research Work
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Invited Talk
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Professor University of Dhaka Dhaka 16-08-2016 Currently Working Teaching and Research
Md. Jahangir Alam Slum Dwellers Health Care: Provisions, Preferences and Challenges. 2011 .
Journal Article
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 .
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 : 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 .
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 .
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 .
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 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 .
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 .
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. 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 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 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 .
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. 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 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 : 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 .
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 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 .
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 .