Dr. Muhammad Sayadur Rahman
Dr. Muhammad Sayadur Rahman Associate Professor , Department of Public Administration

PROFILE


SHORT BIOGRAPHY

1.     Dr. Muhammad Sayadur Rahman is an Associate Professor of Public Administration at Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He earns his PhD from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. During more than fifteen years of involvement in academic and research work, he has been written several books, book chapters and research articles. His research articles have been published in different refereed national and international journals including Administrative Studies, Public Organization Review, Dynamics of Public Administration, Asian Journal of Political Science and Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance. His research interests center on politics-bureaucracy relations, local governance and development, environmental governance and public health.

RESEARCH INTEREST
Politics-Bureaucracy Relations, Comparative Administrative Systems, Local Governance, Environmental Governance, and Public Health

JOURNAL PAPER

· Rahman, M. S. and Akter, R. (2019). Environmental Governance and Management in Bangladesh: A Policy Review, Jahangirnagar Journal of Administrative Studies. Department of Public Administration, JU, No. 12, Pp-15-32.

 

· Anam, A.S.M.T and Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2018). Quest for Improving Municipal Services in Bangladesh: A Study of Savar Pourashava. The Journal of Local Government.  Dhaka: NILG, 42 (1): 33-51.

 

· Rahman, M. S. (2017). Weberian Principles, Whitehall Model and the Politico-Bureaucratic Interplay in Britain, Jahangirnagar Journal of Administrative Studies. Department of Public Administration, JU, No. 10, Pp-1-8.

 

· Islam, M. Razibul and Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2016). Functioning of Village Court at Local Government in Bangladesh. Asian Studies, Journal of the Department of Government & Politics, JU, Bangladesh, Vol.25/2016, ISSN: 0253-3375, pp 95-104.

 

· Anam, A.S.M.T and Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2015 and print in 2016). Party Line Election at Local Government: A Review of Municipal Election 2015 in Bangladesh. The Journal of Local Government.  Dhaka: NILG, 41 (2): 33-49.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2014). Bureaucratic Perception to the Politics-Bureaucracy Relations in Bangladesh: A Moral Dilemma in between Political Neutrality and Responsiveness. Asian Journal of Political Science. London: Routledge, 22 (3): 252-267.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2014). Accessibility of Rural Masses to the Public Health Service in Bangladesh: A Study at Sub-national Levelealth Services S. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration, Savar, Dhaka. Vol. 23, No. 1, Pp. 59-78.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2013). Role of the Members of Parliament in the Local Government of Bangladesh: Views and Perceptions of Grassroots in the case of Upazila Administration.     Public Organization Review. USA: Springer, Vol. 13, No. 1, Pp-71-88.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2013). Democracy and Democratic Culture: Theoretical and Bangladesh Perspective. Bangladesh Lok Prashashan Patrika, 14th Yearly Issue, Pp. 43-58.

 

· Islam, M. T and Rahman, M. S. (2013). Human Security Driven Rural Development Approach: A Policy Inquiry in the Context of Bangladesh.   Jahangirnagar Journal of Administrative Studies. Department of Public Administration, JU, No. 6, Pp-93-102.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur (2012). Upazila Parishad in Bangladesh: Exploring Roles and Functions of Elected Representatives and Bureaucrates, Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance, Sydney: UTS Publishing, ISSN: 1836-0394, Issue, 11. Pp-100-117. ealth Servi

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· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2012). Political Control over the Bureaucracy: The Case of First Parliamentary Government in Bangladesh (1972-75). The Jahangirnagar Review. Part II, Journal of Social Sciences Faculty, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka. ISSN: 1682-7422. Pp 55-61

· Akhter, M., & Rahman, M. S. (2012). Attribute and Challenges of Good Governance in Bangladesh: Quest for a New Model. Jahangirnagar Administrative Studies, Journal of the Department of Public Administration, J.U. Savar, Dhaka. Vol. 5; June 2012.Pp (87-99).

· Rahman, M. S., & Akter, Rupali. (2011). Philosophy of Scientific Social Research and the Methodological Debates: A Historical Overview. Administrative Studies, Journal of the Dept of Public Administration, JU, Bangladesh, Vol. 4/2011.ISSN: 1999-5946, pp 115-122.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2010). Politicians and Bureaucrats in Upazila Administration: A Study on Conflict- Relationships. Dynamics of Public Administration, An Indian Journal, Vol. 27, Issue-2/2010, ISSN: 0975-3907, pp 87-104.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2010). Parliamentary Election in Bangladesh: An Analysis. lokproshashon Samoeeky, Journal of Bangladesh Public Administration Training Center, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladersh, Vol. 45/2010, ISSN:1605-2021, pp 61-78.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2010). Demand Side Financing: An Appraisal for new Approach in the Public Health Policy of Bangladesh. Administrative Studies, Journal of the Dept of Public Admin, JU, Bangladesh, Vol.3/2010, ISSN: 1999-5946, pp 90-99

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2010). Development of Parliamentary Democracy in Bangladesh: A historical Perspective. Administrative Studies, Journal of the Department of Public Administration, JU, Bangladesh, Vol.3/2010, ISSN: 1999-5946, pp 79-89.

 

· Akter, R,. & Rahman, M. S. (2007). Ethical Dilemmas in Social Research: A Quest for Professional Code of Conduct. Pratnatattva, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, Vol.13/2007, ISSN: 1560-7593, pp 63-68.

 

· Akter, R., & Rahman, M. S. (2006). Scientific Social Research: An Analysis of Various Stages of Research Process. Pratnatattva, journal of the Department of Archaeology, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, Vol.12/2006, ISSN: 1560-7593, pp 63-68.

 

· Rahman, M. S., & Mozumder, M.A.K. (2006). Environmental Security of Bangladesh in the Context of Indo-Bangladesh Relations. Asian Studies, Journal of the Department of Government & Politics, JU, Bangladesh, Vol.25/2006, ISSN: 0253-3375, pp 15-22.

 

· Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2004). Oriental Political Thought: An Analysis of Al-Gazali’s Political Thought. Prajna, Journal of the Department of Philosophy, University of Chittagong.Vol.VII, 2004.Pp (32-44).


CONFERENCE PAPER

· Rahman, M. S. (forthcoming). ‘Governance and Public Service Delivery in Bangladesh: Culture, Context and the Rational Actor’ Research paper presented in International Conference on Managing Change for Better Public Service Delivery : South and South-East  Asian Experience. BPATC, Savar, Dhaka. November 05-06, 2017.

 


BOOK

Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2019). Politics, Governance and Development in Bangladesh. London: Routledge.

 

Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2018). Local Government in Bangladesh: A Study of Zila Parishad. London: Glimmer Publishing Ltd.

 

Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2017). Politics and Administration in South Asia: A Study of Politicization of Bureaucracy. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

 

Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2017). ‘Politics-Administration Relations and the Effect on Local Governance and Development: The Case of Bangladesh’ in Eris Schoburgh and Roberta Ryan, (eds.), Handbook of Research on Sub-National Governance and Development. Hershey PA, USA: IGI Global, pp. 256-279.

 

Rahman, M. Sayadur. (2017). ‘Bureaucracy and Politicians Relations’, in A. Farazmand (ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer.

 


Academic Info

Institute: Heidelberg University, Jahangirnagar University
Period:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Name of institution        :        University of Heidelberg, Germany

Subject                        :       Politics and Public Administration

Result                          :        (Great Distinction)

 

Master of Social Sciences in Government and Politics

Name of institution        :       Janangirnagar University       

Name of Exam               :       M.S.S (Thesis) Examination-1999

Year of completion    :     Exam Held in 2001                                                    

Result                      :     First Class Second

 

Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honors) in Government and Politics

Name of institution        :       Janangirnagar University       

Name of Exam               :       B.S.S (Hons) Examination-1998

Year of completion    :   Exam Held in 2000                                                     

Result                      :        First Class First

 

Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination

Name of institution        :        Government Devendra College, Manikganj  

Name of Exam               :        H.S.C Examination-1994

Year of completion   :        Exam Held in 1994                                                    

Result                     :        First Division

 

Secondary School Certificate Examination

Name of institution        :        Faizunessa High School, Baraid        

Name of Exam               :        S.S.C Examination-1992

Year of completion    :        Exam Held in 1992                                                    

Result                      :        First Division

Experience

Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration
Period:

· August, 2016 – Present: Jahangirnagar University

- Working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration. 

 

· August, 2012 – July, 2016: Jahangirnagar University

- Worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration.

 

· June, 2009 – July, 2012: Jahangirnagar University

- Worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Public Administration.

 

· December, 2004 – June, 2009: World Health Organization                                          

- Served as a ‘DSF Organizer and afterward DSF Coordinator’. My work included to coordinate all activities of designated service providers, DSF Committees and service beneficiaries. To maintain records, follow-up and monitoring of beneficiaries and monthly and yearly reporting to the DGHS /WHO. To develop and regularly update standardized upazila based health system profile and successful implementation of Maternal Health Voucher Scheme which is provided by the WHO.                              

· December, 2004 – March, 2006: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

- Worked as a Part-time Lecturer of Government in the Department of Humanities. My duties and responsibilities were to teach the under graduate student of varies departments.

· February, 2006 – December, 2009:  Stamford University Bangladesh

 - Served as a ‘Visiting Faculty of Social Science’ at Stamford University Bangladesh, a leading private university in Bangladesh. My duties and responsibilities were to teach Bangladesh Studies and Professional Ethics to the under graduate student of varies departments.                                                                                                                                           

· February, 2003 – November, 2004:  University of Development Alternative and College of Development Alternative

- Served as a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, College of Development Alternative and University of Development Alternative, Dhanmondi, Dhaka. My duties and responsibilities were to teach under graduate student of Political Science Department.                                                                         

Activity

Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration
Period:
  • Former Member of Board of Governors (GoB), BPATC
  • Member of the Center for  Democratic Local Governance
  • Member of Bangladesh Society for Public Administration
  • Advisor to the Innovative Committee of Students
Organization: Jahangirnagar University
Position: Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration
Period:

Contact

Dr. Muhammad Sayadur Rahman

Associate Professor
Department of Public Administration
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +8801716547674
Email: msrahman1977@juniv.edu