Maidul Alam Chaklader (Rasha)




  • Name: Maidul Alam Chaklader (Rasha)
  • Specializedin: Medical Anthropology, Qualitative Research Methodology, Migration and Health, Health Inequality, Climate Change and Health
  • Experience: Teaching Experience Lecturer January 2014 to present Anthropology, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities Independent University, Bangladesh Taught courses: • Introduction to Anthropology • Research Methodology in Anthropology • Medical Anthropology • Environmental Anthropology • Contemporary Issues in Anthropology • Anthropology and Development • Globalization and Migration 2 Lecturer September 2010 to January 2011 Public Health, Department of Public Health North South University, Bangladesh Taught courses: • Introduction to Global Public Health Course Tutor October 2008 to June 2009 School of Medicine and Health Durham University, UK Taught courses: Community Medicine, Medicine in the Community
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Mr. Maidul Alam Chaklader aka Rasha Chaklader has graduated with distinction from Durham University, UK as an Anthropologist, with specialisation in Medical Anthropology and Qualitative Research Methodology. Previously, he completed Master of Public Health from Independent University, Bangladesh and received Chancellor’s Gold Medal for maintaining a CGPA of 4.00 out of 4.00. He also obtained BSc in Environmental Management degree from Independent University, Bangladesh and was the valedictorian. Mr. Chaklader has worked as a tutor in School of Medicine and Health at Durham University, UK. He has also taught public health courses at North South University.
Mr. Chaklader has conducted extensive research on a diverse range of topics: child health in low-income settings, marginalization of ethnic minority communities, health inequality, migration and health, primary education in resource-poor settings etc. He has also previously worked with Save the Children Bangladesh. Currently, he is working as a lecturer in Anthropology at Independent University, Bangladesh where he is teaching and conducting research. He is a member of the Self-Assessment Committee of Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) at IUB under University Grants Commission. He is currently working as the coordinator of the Anthro Club at IUB.
Apart from conducting research and teaching, Mr. Chaklader is an avid traveller, food explorer and a self-proclaimed “coffee connoisseur”. He is also very passionate about listening to different genres of music. He has been playing guitar since 2002 and plays blues and rock genre of music.


Education & Training

  • 2010

    MSc in Medical Anthropology

    Durham University, UK

  • 2007

    Master of Public Health

    Independent University, Bangladesh

  • 2005

    BSc in Environmental Management and Anthropology

    Independent University, Bangladesh