Mahbuba Nasreen made pro-vice chancellor of BOU
Published : Sunday, 1 August, 2021 at 9:28 PM Count : 666
Eminent Educationist, Sociologist, the Director and Co-founder of the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies (IDMVS), Professor Dr. Mahbuba Nasreen has taken over charge as the pro-vice chancellor of Bangladesh Open University on Sunday.
She has been appointed in accordance with the circular of Ministry of Education with the consent of the President.
Prior joining to this position she was Director Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies (IDMVS), University of Dhaka.
Prof. Nasreen’s career started as a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Dhaka in 1988. She has conferred PhD degree with Commonwealth Scholarship in 1991 from New Zealand and developed a grounded theory on women’s contributions to disasters. After being serving as Professor in Sociology from 2005-2012 she was appointed as Director of IDMVS.
Dr Mahbuba has a large number of national and international publications. She is a regular columnist in reputed dailies and a media personality on contemporary issues. She is the supervisor of number of PhD and M.Phil dissertations in home and abroad including Netherlands, UK and USA. Dr. Nasreen is born on 1st February, 1963 in a progressive freedom fighter family in Jhiltuly, Faridpur. Her husband Dr. KhondokerMokaddem Hossain is aProfessor of Dhaka University and the former Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Bangladesh Open University. She is married and having one child.