CURRICULUM VITAE

Name: Mohammad Jasim Uddin, PhD (Helsinki)

Date of birth: 1st July,1974
Present Status: Professor, Department of Sociology,Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh
Nationality: Bangladeshi
E-mail: mjauddin@yahoo.com / mohammad.uddin@helsinki.fi
Phone: +88-01715055869

Academic History

  1. PhD in Sociology (April 2013), University of Helsinki, dissertation with a grade Magna Cum Laude Approbatur.Title of the Dissertation: Microcredit, Gender and Neoliberal Development in Bangladesh. Supervisor: Professor Sirpa Tenhunen, University of Helsinki, Finland.
    Examineers of the Dissertation:
    (A) Professor Katy Gardner, Head, Department of Anthropology, LSE, UK.(B)Professor Bipasha Baruah, Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues, Women Studies and Feminist Research, University of Western Ontario, Canada.Opponent of the Public Defense: Professor Bipasha Baruah, Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues, Women Studies and Feminist Research, University of Western Ontario, Canada.Chairman of the Public Defense: Professor Anssi Peräkylä, Chairperson, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland.
  2. Master of Development Studies (June 2004), Uppsala University, Sweden.
    The Degree includes a thesis entitled: Growth, Inequality and Political Regimes: Development Strategies of Bangladesh Since Independence.
  3. Master of Social Sciences in Sociology (1995, held in 1997), First Class, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    The Degree includes a thesis entitled: Resettlement and Social Structure of a Slum in Greater Dhaka : A Case Study.
    Supervisor: Professor S. Aminul Islam, Dept of Sociology, University of Dhaka.
  4. Bachelor of Social Sciences in Sociology (1994, held in 1995), First Class, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.The Degree includes a research monograph entitled: Relationship Between Socio-economic Characteristics and Levels of Fertility in Bangladesh: A Study of a Village in Comilla.
  5. Higher Secondary Certificate (1991), First divison (with position in the merit list), Comilla Board, Bangladesh.
  6. Secondary School Certificate (1989), First divison (with position in the merit list), Comilla Board, Bangladesh.

Research Projects/Academic Awards/ Scholarships

  •   Sustainable Livelihoods and Politics at the Margins: Environmental Displacement in South Asia. Funded by Academy of Finland, 2018-2019.
  •   Migration, Individual Modernity and Fertility Preferences: A Study among the Slum Dwellers in Sylhet City Corporation Area (Funded by the SUST Research Centre), 2016- 2017.
  •   The Dilemma between Public and Private Social Capital: a study on microcredit involvement and the creation of social capital in rural Bangladesh (Funded by the SUST Research Centre), 2014-2015.
  •   PhD Research Grant, Academy of Finland (Grant no SA 138232), 2010-2013.
  •   The Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation scholarship for Doctoral Studies at University ofHelsinki: 2009-2010.
  •   Dhaka University merit scholarship for BSS (Hons) and MSS Degrees in Sociology: From1992 to 1995.
  •   Comilla Board Merit Scholarship, Bangladesh 1991-1992

Some Selected Publications

Book

Uddin, M.J. (2015). The Micro-politics of Microcredit: Gender and Neoliberal Development in Bangladesh. Routledge: New York and London.

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Research Monograph

Uddin, M.J. (2013). Microcredit, Gender and Neoliberal Development in Bangladesh. Helsinki University press.

Articles

  •   Uddin, M.J. (forthcoming). Development within the context of microfinance: A theoretical analysis.
  •   Uddin, M.J. and et. al (2018). Patient Satisfaction with Doctors’ Care in Bangladesh: A Case of Government Hospital. Development Compilation, Vol. 13(1).
  •   Uddin, M.J. (2014). Microcredit and Building Social Capital in Rural Bangladesh- Drawing the Uneasy Link. Contemporary Journal of South Asia, Routledge, Vol. 22(2).
  •   2013- Uddin, M.J. (2013). Microcredit, Civic Networks and Women’s Political Involvement in Bangladesh. The Hong Kong Journal of Social Work, Hong Kong Social Workers Association, Vol 47, No 1(2).
  •   Uddin,M.J. & Ashrafun, L. (2011). Daughters of the Dark: A Qualitative Study of Street- based Sex Workers in Bangladesh. The Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, Vol. 36, No. 3 Autumn 2011.
  •   Ashrafun, L. & Uddin, M.J (2011). Factors Determining Inpatient Satisfaction wjth Hospital Care in Bangladesh. Asian Social Science. Canadian Center of Science and Education, Vol. 7, No. 6 June 2011.
  •   Ashrafun, L. & Uddin, M.J. (2010). Fertility Practices: A Qualitative Study of a Slum in Sylhet, Bangladesh. IUB Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Vol.8 No.1, 2010.
  •   Uddin,M.J. & Ashrafun, L. (2010). The Dilemma of Politics and Development in Bangladesh. Working Paper No. 10, Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences.
  •   Uddin, M. J. & Ashrafun, L. (2007). Good Governance and Development: Lessons for Developing Countries. Asian Affairs, July-Sept 2007.
  •   Ashrafun, L. & Uddin, M.J.(2007) Micro-Credit, Women Empowerment and Rural Development in Bangladesh. The Journal of Rural Development, BARD, Comilla.
  •   Ashrafun, L. & Uddin, M. J. (2005). Women, Empowerment and Development. Asian Affairs, January- March 2005.
  •  Uddin,M.J. & Ashrafun, L. (2005). Conditional Aid and Good Governance: Exploring the Linkages. BIISS journal, Vol.26, No.1.2005, pp.31-54.
  •   Uddin, M.J. (2003). Resettlement and Social Structure of a Slum in Greater Dhaka : A Case Study. Social Science Review, Dhaka University, Vol.20, No.1, June 2003. pp.57-72.

Employment

  1.  8.6.2015-7.6.2018. Head, Department of Sociology, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh.
  2.   17.11.2013 to the date: Professor, Department of Sociology, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh.
  3.   8.7.2010- 16.11.2013: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114,Bangladesh.
  4.   01.01.2011- 31.12.2012: Worked as a full-time teaching and research personnel, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland.
  5.   15.04.2004- 7.7.2010: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh.
  6.   15.4.2001- 15.04.2004: Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh.
  7.   3.12.1998- 12.04.2001: Lecturer, Department of Humanities, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka.

Conference & Seminar Paper Presentations

  1. Democracy, Dictatorship and Development: The Case of Bangladesh, Presented in the international annual conference of Crises, Conflict and Development in Helsinki 11-12 February 2010.
  2. Good Governance and Development: Lessons for Developing Countries, Presented in the international annual conference of “Crises, Conflict and Development” in Helsinki 11-12 February 2010.
  3. Ph.D Research Paper presented in the Conference of Globalizing South Asia, organized by the Nordic Association for South Asian Studies in Helsinki 26.-29.5. 2010.
  4. Daughters of the Dark: A Qualitative Analysis of the Street-based Sex Workers in Dhaka City, presented in the Conference of Globalizing South Asia, organized by the Nordic Association for South Asian Studies in Helsinki 26.-29.5. 2010.
  5. PhD Research Proposal Presented in the Post Graduate Seminar of Anthropology Department, University of Helsinki.
  6. PhD Research proposal preparation-2 presented in the Post Graduate Seminar of Anthropology Department, University of Helsinki.

References

  1. Professor Sirpa Tenhunen Ph.D. Department of Sociology, Unioninkatu 38 D, (P.O. Box 59), 00014 University of Helsinki
  2. Professor A.I. Mahbub Uddin Ahmed, Ph.D. Dept of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.