Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Sarah Fardeen

Full Time Faculty

MA in Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London, 2013
B.A. (Hons) in Religion, Carleton University, Canada,2011
B.A. in Psychology, Carleton University, Canada,2010





Sarah Fardeen has received her Masters degree in Psychosocial Studies from Birkbeck College, University of London. Prior to that, she earned a double Bachelors degree in Psychology and Religion from Carleton University, Canada. She is also a certified psychotherapist. She has previously worked as a research associate of the Ford Foundation funded project titled Impact of Female Employment and Female Education on Gender Relations in the Family in South and Southeast Asia at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

  • International House Award by Carleton University International Student Services Office, 2011.
  • Carleton University International Student Bursary, 2008-2011
  • Carleton University Entrance Scholarship, 2006


  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT-Australia, 2015     
  • M.A. in Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College- University of London, 2013
  • BA (Hons.) in Religion, Carleton University, 2011
  • BA in Psychology, Carleton University, 2010

Research Associate, Ford Foundation, Asian University for Women, Bangladesh, 2014

Consultant, BBC Media (Action), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2014
Recruitment Consultant, Hult International Business School, London, UK, 2012-2013

PSY 101 (Introduction to Psychology)

AIESEC Alumni Bangladesh (AAB)

My broader research interests lie in the psychosocial field. I am especially keen on exploring the influence of religion in the development and understanding of mental health illnesses amongst the South Asian population.  Other interests include Mental Health in South Asia, Psychosocial Development in South Asian, Collective violence, Youth Culture, Identity formation, Cultural change and Policy making.