Executive Committee 2010-2014
Members of the Executive Committee
Habibul Khondker
United Arab Emirates

PhD Sociology, University of Pittsburgh, United States 1985; MA Sociology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada 1978; BA Honours, Dhaka University, Bangladesh 1975. At present, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Former Chair, Department of Humanities, Zayed University 2006-2007. Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor of Sociology, National University of Singapore 1986 – 2006.

Award(s): Andrew Mellon Pre-Doctoral Scholarship, Owen Fellowship, and Ford Foundation Dissertation Scholarship.

Research Interest(s): Globalization and culture, Women’s empowerment and democratization, Migration; State and Civil Society; and Famine and Politics.

Research Projects: Singlehood in Singapore, 1986-88, Science, Technology and Society in Singapore, 1998 – 2002; Women and Empowerment, 2007 – 2009; Migration and society in the UAE, 2008-2010.

Selected publications: Globalization: East / West, co-author with Bryan Turner, Sage, London, 2010 Asia and Europe in Globalization: Continents, Regions, and Nations, Edited with Goran Therborn; Brill, 2006 “Dhaka and the Contestation over the Public Space”, City. 13 (1) March 2009.

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