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Prof Akbar made acting dean of JU Social Science faculty

  • JU Correspondent
  • 11th January, 2022 08:00:25 PM
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The authorities of Jahangirnagar University on Tuesday appointed Professor Akbar Hussain of Anthropology department as the acting dean of the Social Science faculty of the University.

An office order signed by university's acting registrar Rahima Kaneez confirmed the information.

"Professor Rasheda Akhtar has been released from the Deanship of Social Science faculty considering her request", the office order read.

"According to the Section 8(2) of Jahangirnagar University act 1973, Professor Akbar Hussain of Anthropology department will be serving as the Dean of Social Science faculty until further direction", the office order added. 

Completing graduation and post graduation from JU anthropology department , Akbar Hussain joined the department in 1993 as Lecturer. He obtained his Ph.D. Degree from the University of Tsukuba in 2001. He taught as adjunct faculty at the University of Tsukuba during 2005-09.

He was the post doctoral research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).