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

Md. Abdus Sabur Sajal

Full Time Faculty
Senior Lecturer  (On Leave)

MA University of Massachusetts, USA

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext:

Curriculum Vitae


Articles in peer reviewed journal

2009    Hasan Mahmud, Md. Abdus Sabur, Sharmin Tamanna “International Migration, Remittances and Development,” Journal of Sustainable Development Vol. 2, No.1 (March 2009).

2008   Sabur, Md. Abdus and Hassan, Mahmud. “Political Impacts of Remittances: A Micro-level Study of Migrants’ Remittances in a Village in Bangladesh,” Journal of Asian Social Science, Vol.4 No.12 (Dec 2008).

2008    Hasan Mahmud, Muhammad Mahbub Quaisar, Md. Abdus Sabur, Sharmin Tamanna “Human Security or National Security: The Problems and Prospects of the Norm of Human Security”, Journal of Politics and Law, Vol.1 No.4 (Dec 2008). 


In Preparation 

2018   Sabur, Md. Abdus Women in Transnational Migrants’ Families: Exploring Challenges, and Prospects of Women Empowerment in Rural Bangladesh

2018    Sabur, Md. Abdus. Self-aggrandizing and -diminishing effects of social capital and ethnic ties on immigrants’ language acquisition: A study on ESL conversation circle at Jones Library Amherst Massachusetts, USA.

2018  Sabur, Md. Abdus. Social remittances as toolkits: Transnational labor migration and women’s empowerment in rural Bangladesh.


2017    Conference Scholarship by Asia Pacific Week, Australian National University

2016    University Research Grant for Faculty members, North South University, Bangladesh

2014     Summer Research Grant for Comprehensive Examination, Dept. of Sociology, UMass Amherst, USA.

2015                Master of Arts: Sociology, University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst, USA

2005                Master of Social Sciences: Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 

2003                Bachelor of Social Sciences: Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

(Since Summer-2016 to current) North South University, Bangladesh 

(From Spring-2015 to Spring-2016) MIST, Bangladesh

(From Fall-2011 to Fall-2014) UMass Amherst, USA

(From Spring 2006 to Spring 2011) MIST, Bangladesh

(From Spring- 2006 to Fall- 2006) Khulna University, Bangladesh


Introduction to Sociology

Data Collection and Analysis

Economy and Society

Work and Society 

Industrial Sociology

Sociology of Science and Technology

Society, Technology and Engineering Ethics

Politics and Government in Bangladesh

Contemporary Society and Economy of Bangladesh

 Rural Sociology

Sociology of Architecture and Housing 


Globalization and Transnational Migration

Migration and Transnational Families 

Gender and Development 

Remittances and Rural Development in Bangladesh 

Crime, Deviance, and Gender