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

Dr. Helal Mohd. Mohiuddin

Full Time Faculty

Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology, University of Manitoba, Canada
M.Sc. Regional  and Rural Development Planning, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext-

Curriculum Vitae


Research: Diverse areas of globalization, participatory development, livelihood strategy

Policy analysis: Managed 24 national-international research projects

Publication: 6 books, 3 books chapters, 21 journal papers, and 80 newspaper articles

Training: Received 5 research methodology training; facilitated 10 modules (as a trainer)

Report writing: First author in 12 reports, co-author in 30 reports

Consultation and communication: More than hundred with GO-NGO stakeholders

University teaching: 26 years (taught in 6 universities in Bangladesh and Canada)

Extra-academic: Newspaper op-ed, and essay and story writing, movie scripting


2019.Ahmed, Kawser and Helal Mohiuddin,. The Rohingyas: Crisis, Response & Peacebuilding Avenues. USA: Lexington.

2007 H. Mohiuddin. Livelihood and Survival Strategies: Issues of Globalization, Adolescent Migration, Gendered Vulnerabilities, Resistance and Rural-Urban Linkages of Bangladesh Garment Workers. Dhaka: Focus Books.

2007 H. Mohiuddin (Bengali) Political Sociology of Mass Upsurge of 1990 in Bangladesh. Dhaka: CASS.

2006 A. Khatun & H. Mohiuddin. Gender Dimensions of Occupational Health Hazards: Experiences of Women Garment Workers in Dhaka City. Dhaka: Focus Books.

2005 H. Mohiuddin & A. Ali. Total Sanitation: A Community Stake. Dhaka: NGO Forum.

2006 M. Hasan (H. Mohiuddin eds). The Livelihood of the Santals: Contemporary Change Dynamics. Dhaka: CASS.




  1. C. Emdad Haque and Helal Mohiuddin. Bangladeshi Diaspora Identity in Manitoba. In Zaman, H (eds) Diaspora Communities in Canada. BC: Simon Fraser University.

2003a H. Mohiuddin. & A. Khatun. “Viewing Through a “Transit Society” Model: Methodological Perspectives on the Study of Livelihood of Women Garment Workers of Bangladesh”. In Matiur Rahman (ed) Globalization, Environmental Crisis and Social Change in Bangladesh. Dhaka: University Press Limited.

2003b R. Wiest & H. Mohiuddin. “Shifting Social Relations and Cultural Change in the Livelihood Strategies of Women Garment Workers of Bangladesh”. In Matiur Rahman (ed) Globalization, Environmental Crisis and Social Change in Bangladesh. Dhaka: University Press Limited.

2003c R. Wiest, A. Khatun & H. Mohiuddin. “Workplace, Residence and Relationships among Garment Workers in the Globalizing Export Economy of Bangladesh”. (Co-authored with the Principal Author R. E Wiest & third author Amena Khatun).In Matiur Rahman (ed) Globalization Environmental Crisis and Social Change in Bangladesh. Dhaka: University Press Limited.



  1. AKM Shahidullah, Helal Mohiuddin & C. Emdad Haque. Institutional Interplay in Natural Resources Governance: Toward a Sub-Sectoral Approach for Medicinal Plants Management in Bangladesh. Resources 2015, 4, 93-109. MDPI. []
  2. Mohiuddin, H., Amena Khatun & Masud All-Kamal. Corporal Punishment in Bangladesh School System: An Analytical Appraisal of Elimination Strategy Directions. ASA University Review. Vol 6. No. 2. Dhaka: ASA University Bangladesh.
  3. "Decentralization of 'Civil Society Mafias' and Coercive Politics in Bangladesh". ASA University Review. Vol 5. No.2. Dhaka: ASA University Bangladesh.
  4. “Security-vulnerability, Identity-insecurity and Solidarity-Segregation Complex among Bangladeshi Immigrants in Winnipeg, Canada” Asian Affairs. Vol 31. No 2. Dhaka: Center for Development Research, Bangladesh.

2008a. H. Mohiuddin & A. Khatun. “Sustainable Development: An Anthropological Encounter to the Political Economy of Development Rhetoric. Nrvijnana Patrika. Vol. 13. No. 1. Dhaka: Jahangirnagar University.

2008b. H. Mohiuddin, A. Khatun & A. K. M. Shameem Akhter. ‘Business Tourism’ and ‘Tourism Business’: A Bangladesh-Italy Tourism Prospect Study. Bangladesh Public Administration Journal. Vol. 14 No. 3. Dhaka: BPATC.

2008c H. Mohiuddin. “Transformation of Marriage as a Gendered form of Resistance, and Survival and Livelihood Strategy”. Journal of Social Sciences. Vol XXIV, No.2 Chittagong: Chittagong University.

2007 H. Mohiuddin. “Revisiting Social Exclusion in WatSan Movement”. NGO Forum Bulletin. Dhaka: NGO Forum.

2006a H. Mohiuddin. “Sweatshop Outsourcing: An Economic Anthropology Perspective on Globalization of Women’s Wage-Labour Marginalization”. Journal of Social Sciences. Vol XXIV, No.1 Chittagong: Chittagong University.

2006b H. Mohiuddin. “Capacity Building: WatSan Model”. Proshikhyan: Journal of Training and Development. Vol.14, No.1. Dhaka: BSTD.

2005a H. Mohiuddin. “Feminization of Intimidation in Global Garment Sweatshops: An Anthropological Perspective”. In Z. Islam & H Shafi (ed) Anthropology in the New Millennium. Dhaka University.

2005b H. Mohiuddin. “Notes on research ethics: Experience of fieldwork in the garment sector of Bangladesh”. Nrvijnana Patrika. Vol. 10. No. 2. Dhaka: Jahangirnagar University.

1998a. Review Article on “Gender Relations in Bangladesh Coastal Disaster Preparedness: An Integrated Approach towards Application of Indigenous Techniques in Institutional Preparedness Measures”. GASAT Asia, Proceedings of the Gender and Science and Technology International Conference, Bangkok, AIT.

1998b H. Mohiuddin. Review article on Haq, M. U. 1997. Human Development in South Asia. Karachi, Oxford University Press. Gender, Technology and Development, Vol.2, No.3. New Delhi: Sage Publications.

1997a H. Mohiuddin. Review Article on Nussbaum. M and J. Glover (eds) 1995. Women, Culture and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities. Delhi: Oxford University Press; & Dreze, J. and A. Sen (eds) 1995. India: Economic Development and Social Opportunity. Delhi: Oxford University. Gender, Technology and Development, Vol.2, No.2, New Delhi: Sage Publications.

1997b H. Mohiuddin. Review Article on Mitter, S. and S. Rowbotham (eds [1995]) Women Encounter Technology: Changing Pattern of Employment in the Third World. Routledge: London; & Fox-Keller, E. and H. E. Longino (eds [1996]) Feminism and Science. N.York: Oxford University Press. Published in Gender, Technology and Development, Vol.1, No.2, New Delhi, Sage Publications.



2018  “Peace-Repatriation Economy (PRE)—In Search of a Win-Win Model of Regional Economic Adaptation for Rohingya Repatriation and Peace-building”. UNHCR-NSU International Conference on Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh: Challenges and Sustainable Solutions. Dhaka, July 27-28, 2019.

2014  “Uncertainty Militias of the Transit’ Society: Subaltern Livelihood Strategies of the RMG Workers in Bangladesh”. CASCA 2010 Conference. April 30-May 3. York University, Canada. (Organizer).

2011  “Utilization of Anthropological Knowledge in Development” Anthropology International Conference. Anthropology, January 2-4. Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. (Chaired in two sessions/ presented in a session).

2010  Networks of the “netword society”: Bangladesh teenagers, texting culture and changing intergenerational social communication dynamics. CASCA 2010. June 1-3. Concordia University. Montreal, Canada.

2006  Business and tourism development in Italy and Bangladesh: A few reflections on mutual benefit prospects. Seminar paper presented in a forum of civil society members and corporate groups. December 28. Hotel Agrabad, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

2005a Solidarity dooms, segregation resurrects: impact of security-vulnerability & identity-insecurity among Bangladeshi immigrants in Winnipeg, Canada. Asia-Pacific Regional Conference. December 16-18. Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

2005c Feminization of intimidation in global garment sweatshops: An anthropological perspective. Anthropology International Conference. January 5-7. Dhaka University, Bangladesh.

2004  Revivalism of ‘civil society mafias’ in Bangladesh politics: Mass upsurge of 1990 and aftermath re-examined. CASCA 2004 meeting. May 5-9. University of Western Ontario, Canada.

2003a  Contestation of institutional research ethics: Lessons from field realities of the garment sector in Bangladesh. CASCA 2003 meetings. May 7-11. Dalhousie University. Halifax, Canada.

2003b  Teetering on the edge: Household, network and neighbourhood in the relocations of global garment sector workers of Bangladesh. CASCA 30th Annual Conference. May 7-11. Dalhousie University. Halifax,Canada. (Coauthored. Principal author R. E. Wiest).

2003c  Between the workplace and everyday life: Forms of resistance among women garment workers in Bangladesh. Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology 63rd Annual Meeting. March 19-23. Portland, Oregon. (Coauthored. Principal author R. E. Wiest).

1998  H. Mohiuddin. Gender dimensions of indigenous knowledge of floodplain fisheries management in Bangladesh. GASAT Asia Conference. Bangkok, Thailand.



2013. Co-authored, “The Male Entity of the Self Never Dies”. Masculinity and Gender-Based Violence in Bangladesh. Bangkok: Partner for Prevention, UNDP. file:///C:/Users/helal/Downloads/bangladesh_qualitative_working_paper_final.pdf

2007a. Co-authored, Assessment and Review of Gender Issues in Three UNICEF Assisted Projects under the Country Programme. Dhaka: HDRC.

2007b. Co-authored, Study on Mainstreaming Gender and Reaching Poor in Environmental Sanitation, Hygiene and Water Supply in Rural Areas (ESHWRA) UNICEF-Bangladesh. Dhaka: HDRC.

  1. Co-authored. A Study on Well-Being Status of Graduated RMP Women. Dhaka: HDRC.
  2. Principal Author. Total Sanitation: A Community Stake. Dhaka: NGO Forum.

2001-03           University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)

2000-01           Doctoral Research Fellowship,The Globalization Project, International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

2001                University of Manitoba Anthropology Department Research Grant

2000a              University of Manitoba Students Union (UMSU) Bursary

2000b              UM/SSHRC Research Proposal Development Grant

01/96-09/97     Queen Sirikit Environmental Conservation Scholarship, Thailand

1996                Research Grant of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh

1995 & 1994   Teachers’ Training Grant. BIASTT

Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology. University of Manitoba, Canada. 2004.

M.Sc. Development Planning. Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. 1997.

MSS & BSS. Sociology. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. 1989(1992) & 1988(1990)


Professor. Political Science and Sociology. North South University, Bangladesh (2020-present)

Professor & Chairperson. Applied Sociology, ASA University Bangladesh (2011 & 2012)

Associate Professor. Sociology, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh (2005 - 2008)

Assistant Professor. Sociology, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh (1997 - 2005)

Lecturer. Sociology. University of Chittagong, Bangladesh (1994 - 1997)



Contract Faculty. Sociology, University of Winnipeg, Canada (2013 - 2014)

Adjunct Professor. Anthropology, University of Winnipeg, Canada (July 2009-June 2012)

Contract Faculty. International Development Studies, Menno Simons College (2009, 2010, 2013)

Contract Faculty. Anthropology, University of Manitoba, Canada (2009, 2011)

Contract Faculty. Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Winnipeg, Canada (2010)

Associate Professor. Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (2006)



Director of Research. Conflict and Resilience Research Institute, Canada (2017-Present)

Research Fellow. St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba, Canada (2013-Present)

Legislative staff. Manitoba Legislative Assembly (2017-2019)

Consultant. Human Development Research Center, Bangladesh (2006-Present)

Outreach Coordinator, Multiculturalism and Literacy, Gov. of Manitoba (2015)

Graduate Research Assistant. University of Manitoba, Canada (2000-2004) 

Research Associate. Gender & Development, AIT,  Thailand (1997-1998)

Program Organizer. Research Cell, PROSHIKA, Bangladesh (1993 - 1994)

Lead Researcher. Center for Applied Social Studies, [CASS] Bangladesh (2005 - 2007).

  1. Introductory Sociology
  2. Sociology of the Environment| Globalization and Environment|
  3. Cultural Perspectives on Global Processes
  4. Anthropological Perspectives on Globalization and the World System
  5. Regional and Rural Development Planning
  6. Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment
  7. Sociology of Capitalism and Socialism
  8. Sociology of Media and Communication
  9. Social History
  10. Criminology
  11. Research Methods in Social Sciences
  12. Cultural Anthropology
  13. Industrial and Urban Sociology
  14. Advanced Research Monograph
  15. Methods of Gender-Sensitive Social Research
  16. Introduction to Anthropology
  17. Gender and Development
  18. Introduction to Sociology of Gender Relations
  19. Gender Analysis