Professor Dr. M. Nazrul Islam


Head, Department of Politics & Governance

B.A. (Hon’s.), M.A. (DU), Ph.D. (Australia)

Cell:  01781859670

Email :


Joined Gono Bishwabidyalay on 26.12.2016


Professor Dr.M. Nazrul Islam is Head, Department of Politics & Governance, and also Dean, the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Gono Bishwabidyalay, Savar, Dhaka. He was formerly a Senior Teaching Fellow at the Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, ex-Chairman, Department of Political Science, University of Dhaka, ex-Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Chairman, Department of Politics and International Relations, the International Islamic University, Islamabad. Professor Islam was a Fulbright scholar and was awarded Certificate by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the United States Information Agency, Washington, DC, September 1997.

 Professor Islam received his B.A.(Hon’s.) and M.A. in Political Science at the University of Dhaka in 1965 and 1966 respectively, and obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science at the Griffith University, Queensland, Australia in 1984. For more than three decades, Professor Islam has kept his scholarly attention on the problems of democracy and his works demonstrate his intimate knowledge of South Asian politics and governance.  Professor Islam has published at home and aboard to his credit 5 books and more than 28 articles. Some of his books are namely, Consolidating Asian Democracy, Dhaka 2003, Problems of Nation-Building in Developing Countries: The Case of Malaysia, 1998, Dhaka University, Pakistan and Malaysia: A Comparative Study in National Integration, 1989, New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Ltd. etc. Besides, Professor Islam contributed a chapter in each of the following books, Government and Politics of South Asia, 1991, New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Ltd. Worldwide State of the Family, 1995, USA, The Global Economy:  The Changing Politics, Society and Family, 2001, USA. etc. Under his direct supervision 9 scholars were awarded Ph.D. and 19 scholars awarded M. Phil degrees at home and abroad.


Teaching Interest: 

  • Comparative Politics: Southeast Asia and South Asia with special focuses on Malaysia, Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka.
  • Comparative Politics of Developing Countries
  • Globalization and Democratization
  • Parliamentary Democracy in Developing Countries
  • Western Political Thought



Ms. Mahmuda Begum


BSS (Hons), MSS, M. Phil (Chittagong University)

Mobile: 01819546713




Joined Gono Bishwabidyalay on 11.06.2011


Teaching Interest: Public Administration and Local Government, Politics and Governance, Gender and Women Politics, Environmental Law and Organization.

Rajib Haider Roman


BSS (Hon’s), M.A (Gono Bishwabidyalay)

MBA major in HRM (UODA)

Cell: # 01716123956.



Joined Gono Bishwabidyalay on 11.06.2011



Democracy and Democratization, Research Methodology, Comparative Politics, Studies on Human Rights, Constitutional Development in Bangladesh.

Sarah Noorunnahar


BSS (Hons), M.A (G.B)


Cell: # 01912737492


She joined this university on 14 June, 2011.


Area of Interest: Bangladesh and United Nations.



Md. Abu Saleh


BSS (Hons.), MSS (JU), Ph.D (Fellow)

Mobile: +88 01713 579 016, Email:


Joining Date: He joined this university on 16 August, 2015.


Teaching Interest: Parliamentary Study and its Oversight, Elections and Democracy, Local Politics, Feminism and Gender Discourse, Regionalism and Regional Co-operations, Contemporary Global Issues & Politics.

Dr. Sharif Ahmed Chowdhury


BSS (Hons.), MSS (SUST), M.Phil, Ph.D (JU)

Mobile: +880172 0066992, Email:



Joining Date: He joined this university on 15 February, 2016


Teaching Interest: Parliamentary Study, Electoral Politics, Party Politics, Climate Governance, Global Extremism and Terrorism Issues.



Tabatshum Nepa

Assistant Lecturer

BSS (Hons.), MSS (Jahangirnagar University)

MBA, Finance & Banking (Jahangirnagar University)

Cell: 01960143884 E-mail:


Joining Date: She joined in this University on 13th February, 2016


Teaching Interest: Women Politics and Employment, Ethnic Politics, Development Studies, Industrial Law, Politics and Economy of Readymade Garments in Bangladesh. Liberation War and Bangladesh.


Laily Ahmed Lily

Assistant Lecturer

BSS (Hons.), MSS (GB)

Mobile: 01611622380



Joining Date: 16 August, 2015.


Teaching Interest: Media and Democracy, Governance, Care Taker Government, Water and Environmental Governance Issues.

Asma Akter

Assistant Lecturer

BSS (Hons.), MSS (Jahangirnagar University), Ph. D (Fellow)

Cell: 01924839508,



She joined in this University on 23rd March, 2016.


Teaching Interest: Political Thought, Women Politics and Women Empowerment, Politics and Economy of Readymade Garments in Bangladesh and Development Studies.


Anower Hossain Sagor

Assistant Lecturer

BSS (Hons.), MSS (University of Dhaka)

M. Phil Scholar (University of Dhaka)

Cell: +8801520083195, +88 01717839607




He joined in this University on 2nd May, 2016


Teaching Interest: War Strategy and Liberation War of Bangladesh, Bangladesh  Politics, South and East Asian Politics with special focus on Geo-strategy & Sufi-ism.