Ms. SHARMEEN AHMED

Senior Lecturer & Head

Biography

Detail

  • Name: Ms. SHARMEEN AHMED
  • Specializedin: Theory, Methodology, Globalization, Migration, Gender
  • Experience: 1. Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, IUB (2008-Present) 2. Head, Self Assessment Committee, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities,IUB 3. Member, Center for Pedagogy, IUB 4. Alternate Sub-project Manager, Centre for Social Science Research, IUB 5. Member, research Evaluation Committee, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, IUB 6. Coordinator & Instructor, Live-in-Field Experience, IUB (2010, 2016) 7. Research Supervisor of a graduate student from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA 8. Part time Faculty at North South University, Dhaka (2005-2007) 9. Graduate Assistant, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Windsor, Canada 10. Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Email: disha@iub.edu.bd
  • Phone: 02-8431645-53 Ext. 2464

Ms. Sharmeen Ahmed is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Social Science and Humanities at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). She received her MA degree in Sociology from Boston University, USA. She has also obtained her M.S.S. and B.S.S (Hons.) degree in Sociology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has ten years of teaching and research experience in USA, Canada and Bangladesh and supervised individual research projects for international students. Ms. Ahmed has published papers on local international peer reviewed journals. At IUB she teaches various courses in sociology. She is head of the Self Assessment committee in her department. Currently she supervises the administrative and research activities of the Centre for Social Science Research at IUB. Her areas of interest includes: political sociology, social inequality, globalization, migration, gender and family relations, health and environment and so forth. She is fond of reading books and novels, listening music and cooking.

Research & Publication Link

Training

On Website Development

Organized by the Center for Pedagogy, Independent University, BangladeshDecember 22, 2016
On Enhancement of Teaching Quality (Seven workshops in a series)
Organized by the Center for Pedagogy                                                May, 2014 – December 2016
Independent University, Bangladesh under the sub-project entitled ‘Pedagogical Development at Undergraduate and Master’s Level.
On Oral History                                                                                                                      November 2015
Learn to Listen, Listen to Learn: Oral History as People’s Alternative
Organized by the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) of the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Independent University, Bangladesh.
On Quantitative Research Methods                                                                          July 2013 Organized by the
Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) of the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Independent University, Bangladesh.
On Qualitative Research Methods                                                                                                   June 2013
Organized by the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) of the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Independent University, Bangladesh.

On Research Skill Development Workshop May 2013

Organized by the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR) of the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Independent University, Bangladesh in collaboration with the American Institute for Bangladesh Studies (AIBS).

On Survey Data Analysis 2009

Jointly organized by Institute for Social and Environmental Research, Nepal (ISER-N) and Population Studies Centre, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

On Gender, HIV/AIDS and Sexual Rights 2009
Organized by James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh.

Skills

Education & Training

  • 2002

    Master of Arts in Sociology

    Department of Sociology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Thesis: Impact of Participation in Micro Credit Programs on Women’s Reproductive Behavior

  • 1997

    Master of Social Science in Sociology

    Department of Sociology, Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh September, 1997 First Class, 8th position. Thesis: Socio-Demographic Determinants of Fertility in an Urban and a Rural Area of Bangladesh.

  • 1995

    Bachelor of Social Science (Honors) in Sociology

    Department of Sociology Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh First Class 4th position. Research Monograph: Desertification in Bangladesh and Intellectual Responses

  • 1990

    Higher Secondary Certificate, Science

    Holy Cross College, Dhaka, Bangladesh First Division.

  • 1988

    Secondary School Certificate, Science

    Agrani Balika Bidyalaya, Dhaka, Bangladesh First Division.