Dr. Jannatul Ferdous

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Dr. Jannatul Ferdous

Associate Professor

Comilla University
Cumilla-3506, Bangladesh

jannat.lata@cou.ac.bd
01743902996

Jannatul Ferdous is serving as an Associate Professor, at the Department of Public Administration, Comilla University, Bangladesh. Dr. Ferdous received her bachelor's, master's, and MPhil in Public Administration from the University of Dhaka. She has a Ph.D. in Development Studies. Dr. Ferdous contributed extensively to refereed journals and chapters in books. She published ten books. Her current interest includes governance, e-governance, trust, civil service system, gender, public policy, climate change, gender, and development.

M.Phil. University of Dhaka Public Administration 2017
Master of Social Science University of Dhaka Public Administration 2009
Bachelor of Social Science University of Dhaka Public Administration 2008
Ph.D. University of Dhaka Development Studies 2021

Department of Public Administration, Bangladesh
Assistant Professor
August 2017 - 2017


Department of Public Administration, Comilla University,, Bangladesh
Lecturer
August 2014 - August 2014


School of Arts, Britannia University, Comilla, Bangladesh
Junior Lecturer
May 2013 - December 2013


Comilla University, Bangladesh
Associate Professor
October 2021 - 2021


1. Ferdous, J. 2023. Inequality and prosperity challenges in Bangladesh:  experiences from Singapore. Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, https://www.emerald.com/insight/1819-5091.htm

2. Ferdous, J. 2023. Second generation diaspora: pandemic, development and connection. South Asian Diaspora, DOI: 10.1080/19438192.2023.2202068

3. Ullah, A. A., Alkaff, S. N. H., Lee, S. C. W., Chattoraj, D. & Ferdous, J. 2023. Globalization and Migration: The Great Gender Equalizer?," Journal of International Women's Studies, 25(3), 1-16.

4. Ferdous, J. & Ullah, A. A. 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic: The price Bangladesh pays, Thammasat Review of Economic and Social Policy, 8(2), 89-112.

5. Ferdous, J. & Moyeen, A. A. 2022. CSR in Fighting against COVID-19 in Bangladesh: Lessons from Singapore,Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 22(2), 73-85.

6. Ferdous, J. & Das, R. C. 2022. Service Delivery Performance of Urban Local Government in Bangladesh. Journal of Governance and Social Policy, 3(1), 51-65.

7. Ferdous, J. & Ullah, A.A., 2022. Covid-19 and the Migrant Population: The Resilience of South Asians”, International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies 18 (2): 157–178. https://doi.org/10.21315/ijaps2022.18.2.7

8. Ferdous, J., Islam, M. F., & Das, R. C. 2022. Dynamics of citizens’ satisfaction on e-service delivery in local government institutions (Union Parishad) in Bangladesh. Journal of Community Positive Practices, (2), 107-119.

9. Ullah, A.A., Ferdous, J. and Chattoraj, D., 2022. Social, Political and Cultural Remittances: Implications for the Origin and Destination Countries. Millennial Asia, p.09763996221088639.

10. Ferdous, J., & Islam, M. N. 2021. Women in Urban Local Government in Bangladesh: A Study on Narayanganj City Corporation. Journal of Contemporary Governance and Public Policy2(2), 92-105.

11. Ferdous, J. 2021. COVID-19 in South and South East Asia: Accelerating or decelerating Sustainable Development’, Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 21(2), 83-94.

12. Ferdous, J., Zeya, F., Islam, M. F., & Uddin, M. A. 2021. Socio-economic vulnerability due to COVID-19 on rural poor: A case of Bangladesh.  Bangladesh Rural Development Studies, 1. 24(1), 01-11.

13. Banna, H., Mia, M.A., Griffiths, M.D., Alam, M.R. and Ferdous, J., 2021. Psychological and Mental Health Issues Due to COVID-19 Among Bangladeshi Tertiary Educational Institution Students. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, pp.1-5.

14. Zafarullah, H. and Ferdous, J., 2021. Cyberspace at the Grassroots: E-Governance and Citizen/Stakeholder Perceptions at the Local Level in Bangladesh. Journal of Development Policy and Practice, p.24551333211034082.

15. Haq, M.N., Ferdous, J. and Das, R.C., 2021. Effectiveness of Arbitration as an Alternative Dispute Resolution in Bangladesh. Journal of Governance and Social Policy2(1), pp.15-40.

16. Khan, N.A., Ferdous, J. and Bhuiyan, M.I.H., 2021. Examining citizens’ trust in local government institutions: a focus on upazila parishads (sub-district councils) in Bangladesh. Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance, pp.136-145.

17. Ferdous, J., 2021. Citizen’s charter for citizen-friendly service delivery. Bangladesh Journal of Public Administration29(2), pp.190-206.

18. Ferdous, J. (2020). Towards Good Governance Issues From South Asian Perspective: An Exploratory Assessment. Social Science Asia6(4), 38-51.

19. Ferdous, J., 2020. Rural development in Bangladesh: An assessment of training, research and action research of Bangladesh academy for rural development (BARD). Jurnalul Practicilor Comunitare Pozitive20(4), pp.25-40.

20. Ferdous, J., 2020. Rural development in Bangladesh: An assessment of training, research and action research of Bangladesh academy for rural development (BARD). Jurnalul Practicilor Comunitare Pozitive20(4), pp.25-40.

21. Ferdous, J. and Hossain, S., 2020. A Review of Local Government Institutions (LGIs) in Bangladesh. Journal of Governance and Integrity3(2).

22. Ferdous, J. and Islam, M.N., 2020. Wide publicity of mass media: A tool of awareness building against child labour in Bangladesh. Public Affairs and Governance, 8(1), 1-18.

23. Ferdous, J. and Haq, N., 2020. Perception of Youths towards Good Governance in Bangladesh. Dynamics of Public Administration37(1), pp.65-77.

24. Ferdous, J. and Foyjul-Islam, M., 2019. Higher Education in Bangladesh: Quality Issues and Practices. Public Affairs And Governance7(2), pp.144-159.

25. Ferdous, J., 2019. Impact of Smartphone on Youngsters in Bangladesh: A Study on Comilla University. Dynamics of Public Administration36(2), pp.137-151.

26. Huque, A.S. and Ferdous, J., 2019. Bureaucratic and political leadership in Bangladesh: dynamics of administrative reform and the public interest. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration41(3), pp.169-180.

27. Ferdous, J., 2019. Representation Of Women In Parliament Of Bangladesh: Is It Hopeful?. Journal of Governance and Public Policy6(2), pp.110-125.

28. Khan, M.M. and Ferdous, J., 2017. Decentralization of Local Government in Bangladesh: Issues and Practices. Journal of Public and Private Management24(2), pp.80-80.

29. Ferdous, J., 2017. Quota-Merit Interface in Bangladesh Civil Service Recruitment: Need for Change and Reform. Thai Journal of Public Administration15(1), pp.45-45.


1. Ferdous, J. 2023. Governance in Bangladesh: Innovations in Delivery of Public Service. Springer.

2. Ferdous, J. 2023. Citizens’ Trust in Public Institutions in Bangladesh. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

3. Khan, M. M. & Ferdous, J. 2022. Mapping Out Governance: The Bangladesh Perspective. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

4. Ullah, A. A. & Ferdous, J. 2022. The Post-pandemic World and The Global Politics. Netherlands, Singapore: Springer.

5. Ferdous, J. & Rahman. M. I. 2021. Service Delivery of Urban Local Government Institutions: Contemporary Practices in Bangladesh. Dhaka, Shrabon Prokashani.

6. Ferdous, J. 2020. Rural Development in the Era of Globalization in Bangladesh. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York.

7. Ferdous, J. 2019. Great Thinkers of Public Administration and Management. Dhaka, A H Development Publishing House.

8. Ferdous, J. 2019. Understanding Public Administration: A Primer. Shrabon Prokashani, Dhaka.

9. Ferdous, J. 2019. Women in the Higher Education in Bangladesh: Status of Representation, Shrabon Prokashani,Dhaka.

10. Ferdous, J. 2017. Civil Service in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects. A H Development Publishing House,Dhaka.


1. “Corporate Social Responsibility Practices in Bangladesh: An Assessment of Four State-Owned Commercial Banks (SoCBs)” paper presented in Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference 8, Malaysia, in 12-13 December 2015.

2. “Women Elites (Civil Service) in Bangladesh: A Governance Paradox” paper presented in 3rd International Conference on Development, Governance and Transformation, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, in 27-28 December, 2016.

3. “Mapping Women Empowerment in Bangladesh: Leadership Position Perspective” paper presented in 3rd International Conference on Development, Governance and Transformation, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, in 27-28 December 2016.

4. “Representation of Women in Parliament of Bangladesh: Is it Hopeful?” paper presented in Gender Mainstreaming in Politics, Administration, and Development in South Asia and Beyond, Dhaka, in 18-19 November, 2017.

5. “Service Delivery through E-Government in Bangladesh: A Step towards Change and Development”paper presented in4th International Integrative Research Conference on Education, Governance and Development,BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, in 18-19 December, 2017.

6. “Good Governance in Bangladesh: Issues and Challenges”paper presented in 4th International Integrative Research Conference on Education, Governance and Development, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, in 18-19 December, 2017.

7. “Local Government Institutions (LGIs) in Bangladesh: Key Trends and Challenges” paper presented in 4th International Integrative Research Conference on Education, Governance and Development, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, in 18-19 December 2017.

8. “Women in Bangladesh Politics: Recent Changes and Stumbling Blocks” paper presented in an International Conference on Experiencing Anthropology: Agendas and Prospects, Department of Anthropology, Comilla University, Comilla-3506, Bangladesh, in 03-04 May 2018.

9. “Citizen-friendly E-Service Delivery at Local Level: Union Parishad (UP) Perspective” paper presented in First International Conference on Planning and Development, National Academy for Planning and Development (NAPD), Dhaka, in 23-25 November 2019.

10. “Citizen’s Charter for Citizen-friendly Service Delivery: An Experience from Local Government Institutions (LGIs) of Bangladesh”, paper presented in 7th International Conference on Public Administration and Development”, Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre, Savar-Dhaka, in 5-8 February 2020.

11. “Nexus between Citizens’ Trust and Good Governance in Public Institutions in South-Asia”, paper presented in the 2020 AAPA Annual Conference
held at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China on September 25, 2020.

12. “Governance and Public Administration Education in the Age of Globalization: A Comparative Analysis of the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, paper presented in the 9th Global Conference On Public Policy and Administration in the Middle East Crises, Conflicts, and other Challenges: Rethinking Governance and Public Policy Reforms in the MENA region, Doha, State of Qatar December 8th -9th, 2020.

13. “Leadership to Overcome COVID-19 in Bangladesh: Challenges and Practices”, paper presented in the NASPAA South Asia Virtual Conference on “Preparing Public Leaders in South Asia for Post-Pandemic World, Web Conference hosted by
South Asian Institute of Policy and Governance, North South University
, Dhaka, 12-14 November, 2021.

14. “The COVID-19 Pandemic: The Price Bangladesh Pays”, paper presented at the 7th International Research Conference on Social Science and Humanities, Education, and Management (RSUSOC-2022), April 29, 2022.

15. “The aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic Responses to Rebuild the Wrecked World”, paper presented at the 8th International Research Conference on Social Science and Humanities, Education, and Management (RSUSOC-2023), April 28, 2023.

 


  • Public Administration, Migration, Governance, E-Governance, Globalisation, Development Administration, Corruption, Rural Development, Local Government, NGO, Women, and Gender.