blog by auw faculty

 

faculty directory

UNIVERSITY FACULTY

ASIAN STUDIES

Rashedul Alam, Adjunct Lecturer in Bengali Language                     B.A., University of Chittagong, Bangladesh                                             Discipline: Bengali Language & Literature                                      Email: rashedul.alam@auw.edu.bd

Sara Nuzhat Amin, Assistant Professor of Asian Studies                 Ph.D., McGill University, Canada
Discipline: Sociology                                                                        Email: sara.amin@auw.edu.bd

Jana Fedtke, Assistant Professor of Literature                                Ph.D., University of South Carolina, United States
Discipline: Asian Studies and Literature                                          Email: jana.fedtke@auw.edu.bd

Genevieve Gamache, Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies         Ph.D., University of Victoria, Canada
Discipline: Asian Studies and Visual Culture                                         Email: genevieve.gamache@auw.edu.bd

Jiang-Song Gong, Lecturer of Asian Studies                                    M.A., University of Montana, United States
Discipline: Chinese Language                                                         Email: jiangsong.gong@auw.edu.bd

Jason Matthew Homer, Assistant Professor of Composition            M.A., University of California, San Diego, United States             Discipline: Literature                                                                        Email: Jason.homer@auw.edu.bd

James Scott Henry, Lecturer in Composition                                   M.A., Cleveland State University, United States                         Discipline: English                                                                           Email: jim.henry@auw.edu.bd

Md. Shahidulla Kaiser, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Development Studies                                                                                              M.Sc., The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom          Discipline: Africa and International Development                                    M.SS., University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh            Discipline: Public Administration                                                        Email: shahidulla.kaiser@auw.edu.bd

Malgorzata Kruszewska, Director of Writing Center & Assistant Professor of Asian Studies
M.A., California Institute of Integral Studies, Philosphy and Religion, United States                                                                                  Email: malgorzata.kruszewska@auw.edu.bd

Sangita Rayamajhi, Professor of Asian Studies
Ph.D., Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Discipline: Literature                                                                       Email: sangita.rayamajhi@auw.edu.bd

Cleonicki Saroca, Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., University of Newcastle, Australia
Discipline: Sociology                                                                        Email: celonicki.saroca@auw.edu.bd

John Schroeder, Professor of Asian Studies
Ph.D., University of Oregon, United States
Discipline: Asian Studies                                                                 Email: john.schroeder@auw.edu.bd

Kevin Stull, Adjunct Lecturer of Fine Arts                                         M.A., Northwestern State University, United States                   Discipline: Music Pedagogy                                                               Email: kevin.stull@auw.edu.bd

Suman Kanti Nath, Adjunct Lecturer in Chinese Language                    Special Diploma Course on Chinese Language, NTN University, Taiwan  B.A. from National University, Bangladesh                                    Discipline: Culture and History                                                         Email: suman.nath@auw.edu.bd                                     

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Edwin Cruz-Rivera, Associate Professor of Biological Science          Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC                     Discipline: Marine Sciences                                                             Email: edwin.rivera@auw.edu.bd

AKM Moniruzzaman Mollah, Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, United States
Discipline: Life Sciences                                                                  Email: moniruzzaman.mollah@auw.edu.bd  

Andrea Phillott, Associate Professor OF Biological Science
Ph.D., Central Queensland University, Australia
Discipline: Biology                                                                           Email: andrea.phillott@auw.edu.bd

Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman, Assistant Professor of Chemistry  Ph.D., The University of Edinburgh, UK                                     Discipline: Chemistry                                                                       Email: mahmudur.rahman@auw.edu.bd

COMPUTER SCIENCES

Amina Akhter, Lecturer in Computer Science & ICT
M.S., Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Discipline: Computer Science                                                               Email: amina.akhter@auw.edu.bd

Moniurzzaman Bhuiyan, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Statistics   M.Sc., University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh           Discipline: Statistics                                                                        Email: moniruzzaman.bhuiyan@auw.edu.bd

Anjan Debnath, Lecturer of Physics                                                 M.S., Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Bangladesh
Discipline: Physics                                                                           Email: anjan.debnath@auw.edu.bd

Faheem Hussain, Assistant Professor of Computer Science & ICT
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, United States
Discipline: Computer Science                                                          Email: Faheem.hussain@auw.edu.bd

Md. Rubayet Rahman, Lecturer of Mathematics
M.S., University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
Discipline: Mathematics                                                                   Email: rubayet.rahman@auw.edu.bd

Ganesh Chandra Ray, Adjunct Professor of Mathematics
Ph.D., USSR Research Centre, Russia
Discipline: Mathematics                                                                   Email: ganesh.ray@auw.edu.bd

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Samiran Das, Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences            Ph.D., National University of Ireland Galway (NUIGalway), Galway, Ireland                                                                                          Discipline: Hydrology                                                                           Email: samiran.das@auw.edu.bd

Md. Abul Kashem, Adjunct Associate Professor of Environmental Science                                                                                             Ph.D., Agricultural University, Norway                                         Discipline: Soil Science                                                                     Email: abul.kashem@auw.edu.bd

Bidisha Majumdar, Assistant Professor of Environmental Chemistry
Ph.D., Jadavpur University, India
Discipline: Environmental Chemistry                                               Email: bidisha.majumder@auw.edu.bd

POLITICS, PHILOSOPHY AND ECONOMICS

Meherun Ahmed, Associate Professor of Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Ph.D., University of Washington, United States
Discipline: Economics                                                                      Email: meherun.ahmed@auw.edu.bd

Tasneem Akhter, Associate Professor of Economics                       Ph.D., Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany               Discipline: Institutional and Resource Economics                            Email: tasneem.akhter@auw.edu.bd

Simon Clarke, Associate Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy
Ph.D., Oxford University, England
Discipline: Political Philosophy                                                         Email: simon.clarke@auw.edu.bd

Sharon M. Flicker, Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of New Mexico, United States
Discipline: Psychology                                                                     Email: Sharon.flicker@auw.edu.bd

Varuni Ganepola, Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Wales Swansea, England
Discipline: Psychology                                                                     Email: varuni.ganepola@auw.edu.bd

Christian Girard, Assistant Professor of Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Ph.D., University of Montreal, Canada
Discipline: Development and Urban Studies                                   Email: christian.girard@auwd.edu.bd

ANM Moinul Islam, Associate Professor of Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, United States
Discipline: Economics                                                                        Email: moinulislam@auw.edu.bd

Shaheen Mohammad Islam, Assistant Professor of Politics, Philosophy & Economics                                                                                    Ph.D., University of Alberta, Canada                                         Discipline: Pnilosophy                                                                     Email: shaheen.islam@auw.edu.bd

Mohammad Nur Nobi, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics                                                                                         M.Sc., Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden                   Discipline: Environmental Economics and Management                        Email: nur.nobi@auw.edu.bd

Sarah Shehabuddin, Assistant Professor of Politics
Ph.D., Harvard University, United States
Discipline: Asian Studies and Politics                                               Email: sarah.shehabuddin@auw.edu.bd   

Herman Salton, Assistant Professor of Politics, Philosophy & Economics                                                                                         M.Phil., International Relations, University of Oxford, 2009               Ph.D., International Law, University of Auckland, 2007               Discipline: International Relations                                                       Email: herman.salton@auw.edu.bd

Emily Stull, Assistant Professor of Politics, Philosophy & Economics       Ph.D., University of North Texas, United States                        Discipline: Political Science                                                              Email: emily.stull@auw.edu.bd

PUBLIC HEALTH STUDIES

Georgia Guldan, Professor
Ph.D., Tufts University, United States
Discipline: Public Health                                                                    Email: georgia.guldan@auw.edu.bd

Talat Islam, Associate Professor
MBBS, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
Ph.D., University of Southern California                                     Discipline: Epidemiology and Biostatistics                                       Email: talat.islam@auw.edu.bd

[return to top]

ACCESS ACADEMY FACULTY

Diana Davis, Director of Access Academy
B.A., Agnes Scott College, United States                                  Discipline: Women’s Studies                                                           Email: diana.davis@auw.edu.bd

Rosalind Warfield Brown, Director of Access Academy                    M.A., Boston College, United States                                          Discipline: English                                                                           Email: rosalind.warfield@auw.edu.bd

Ara Arzoumani, Access Academy Faculty (Computers)
B.Sc., University of Toronto, Canada                                          Discipline: n/a                                                                                 Email: ara.arzoumani@auw.edu.bd

Meeraal Shafaat Bokharee, Access Academy Faculty (Interpreting Texts)
B.A., Mount Holyoke, United States                                          Discipline: Political Science                                                              Email: meeraal.bokharee@auew.edu.bd

Joanne Marie Bretzer, Access Academy Faculty (World History)       M.S., University of Washington, United States                           Discipline: Political Science                                                              Email: joanne.bretzer@auw.edu.bd

Thomas Fryer, Associate Director and Access Academy Faculty        B.A., Cambridge University, United Kingdom                              Discipline: Natural Sciences                                                             Email: thomas.fryer@auw.edu.bd

Kristen Hartman, Access Academy Faculty (Language & Composition) M.A. Ohio State University, United States                                 Discipline: English                                                                           Email: kristen.hartman@auw.edu.bd

Md. Noman Uddin, Access Academy Faculty/UG lecturer (Mathematics)                                                                                   M.S., University of Chittagong, Bangladesh                                Discipline: Mathematics                                                                   Email: noman.uddin@auw.edu.bd

Ian Pounds, Access Academy Faculty (Interpreting Texts)                B.A., Evergreen State College                                                  Discipline: English                                                                           Email: ian.pounds@auw.edu.bd

John Stanlake, Field Director, World Teach, Access Academy Faculty M.Sc., University of Bristol, UK                                                   Discipline: International Relations                                                  Email: john.stanlake@auw.edu.bd

Andrea Woods, Access Academy Faculty (Language & Composition)                                                                                   M.Ed., Arizona State University, United States                          Discipline: Special Education                                                            Email: andrea.woods@auw.edu.bd

[return to top]

AUW TEACHING FELLOWS

SENIOR FELLOW

Sharmistha Ghosh, Senior Fellow                                                M.W.S., University of Washington, United States                      Discipline: Women Studies                                                               Email: sharmistha.ghosh@auw.edu.bd                                    

Chanchala Gunewardena, Senior Fellow                                         M.S., Clark University, United States                                        Discipline: Communications                                                             Email: chanchala.gunewardena@auw.edu.bd

Janeen S. Mantin, Senior Fellow                                                      M.S., City University of New York at Hunter College, United States Discipline: Urban Affairs in Community and Neighborhood Development Email: janeen.mantin@auw.edu.bd

Kathrine Moore, Senior Fellow                                                         B.A., Western Washington University                                       Discipline: Human Rights                                                                 Email: kathrine.moore@auw.edu.bd

John Simpson, Senior Fellow                                                         M.Ed., Seattle University, United States                                   Discipline: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Email: john.simpson@auw.edu.bd                                                 

Emma Wright, Senior Fellow, Residential Life Program Manager       B.A., University of Minnesota, United States                             Discipline: Political Science, Sustainability, & Business Management Email: emma.wright@auw.edu.bd

JUNIOR FELLOW

Shivalaxshmi Arumugham, Junior Fellow                                       B.Sc., Asian University for Women, Bangladesh                        Discipline: Computer Science                                                          Email: shivalaxshmi.arumugham@auw.edu.bd

Emily Eckardt, Junior Fellow                                                             B.A., Dickinson College, United States                                         Discipline: Women’s and Gender Studies                                        Email: emily.eckardt@auw.edu.bd

Fahria Kabir, Junior Fellow                                                              B.Sc., Asian University for Women, Bangladesh                        Discipline: Computer Science                                                          Email: fahria.kabir@auw.edu.bd

Ayoola White, Junior Fellow                                                             B.A., Mount Holyoke College, United States                              Discipline: Anthropology                                                                  Email: ayoola.white@auw.edu.bd

Aswathy V., Junior Fellow                                                                B.Sc., Asian University for Women, Bangladesh                        Discipline: Biological Science                                                           Email: aswathy.v@auw.edu.bd

[return to top]

WORLDTEACH TEACHING ASSISTANTS

John Stanlake, Field Director, World Teach, Access Academy Faculty M.Sc., University of Bristol, UK                                                        Discipline: International Relations                                                  Email: john.stanlake@auw.edu.bd

Emily Kastl, Volunteer Teacher                                                         B.A., University of Michigan, United States                               Discipline: Communication Studies & Psychology                             Email: emily.kastl@auw.edu.bd

Devon Newhouse, Volunteer Teacher                                              A.B., Harvard University, United States                                    Discipline: History of Science                                                           Email: devon.newhouse@auw.edu.bd

Katarina O’Regan, Volunteer Teacher                                              B.A., Fordham University, United States                                   Discipline: International Studies                                                     Email: katarina.oregan@auw.edu.bd

Emma Radovich, Volunteer Teacher                                                 B.A., University of California. Berkeley, United States                Discipline: History of Arts                                                                 Email: emma.radovich@auw.edu.bd

Brett Ragland, Volunteer Teacher                                                    B.A., Brown University, United States                                       Discipline: Modern Culture and Media                                             Email: brett.ragland@auw.edu.bd

Eliza Relman, Volunteer Teacher                                                      B.A., Dartmouth College, United States                                         Discipline: History                                                                           Email: eliza.relman@auw.edu.bd

Janelle Winters, Volunteer Teacher                                                 M.A., Newcastle University, United States                                Discipline: History of Medicine                                                            Ms., Yale University, United States                                           Discipline: Epidemiology & Public Health                                         Email: janelle.winters@auw.edu.bd

Denueve Shepherd, Volunteer Teacher                                            B.S., Muhlenberg College, United States                                  Discipline: Neuroscience                                                                 Email: denueve.shepherd@auw.edu.bd

Rachel Willcutts, Volunteer Teacher                                                B.S., Duke University, United States                                         Discipline: Biology                                                                           Email: rachel.willcutts@auw.edu.bd

[return to top]

Last updated in August 2013