Director - Office of Research

Prof. Dr. Norman Kenneth Swazo

Director, OR-NSU, and Member Secretary, CTRG Committee


Phone: +880-2-55668200, Ext: 1070


Dr. Swazo joined NSU in September 2014 as Professor of Philosophy and has also served as Director, Office of Undergraduate Studies. He holds his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Georgia (Athens GA, USA), a Graduate Certificate in Global Policy Studies from the University of Georgia Center for Global Policy Studies, a Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) from the University of Michigan School of Public Health (Ann Arbor MI, USA), and a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in Science in Human Affairs from Princeton University (Princeton NJ, USA).

Dr. Swazo has held faculty appointment as Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Philosophy and administrative appointment as Interim/Acting Dean, College of Science and General Studies at Alfaisal University in Riyadh Saudi Arabia, as Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Humanities at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, as well as professional experience as a Consultant with the Pan American Health Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), in the Regional Program on Appropriate Technology for Health and country-level in Honduras, Grenada, and Dominica. Professor Swazo specializes in ethics in international affairs, biomedical ethics, and philosophy of religion.