Syeda Lasna Kabir is a Professor of Public Administration at the Department of Public Administration, University of Dhaka. She has more than 27 years of undergraduate and post-graduate level university teaching experience in China, India, Bangladesh, and the UK. Her areas of academic and research interest include women’s political and administrative participation in South Asia, civil service training, e-governance, administrative culture, migration policies, comparative public administration, organizational behavior, and leadership. She has published three books, six book chapters from reputed international publishing houses such as Routledge, Springer, and Palgrave Macmillan, and more than 17 scientific research papers in international and national peer-reviewed journals in the field of women's participation in civil service, political representation, quota system, leadership, training, innovation, and organizational change. She is one of the editors of the South Asian Journal of Policy and Governance (SJPG). She is also working as a national-level policy expert (gender sensitivity and human rights) for public organizations in Bangladesh, such as Bangladesh Police and National Security Intelligence (NSI).Read less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Ph.D.||Public Administration||University of Pune||India||2010|
|M.Phil.||Public Administration||University of Bergen||Norway||1999|
|Masters||Public Administration||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||1995|
|Bachelor||Public Administration||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||1993|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Professor||Department of Public Administration, University of Dhaka||Dhaka||19, May 2013||Currently Working|
|Associate Professor||Department of Public Administration, University of Dhaka||Dhaka||18, May 2008||18-05-2013|
|Adjunct Faculty Member||North South University||Dhaka||22, Sep 2004||Currently Working|
|Assistant Professor||Department of Public Administration, Dhaka University||Dhaka||17, May 2002||17-04-2008|
|Lecturer||Department of Public Administration, University of Dhaka||Dhaka||16, Jul 1997||16-05-2002|
|Lecturer||Department of Public Administration, Rajshahi University||Rajshahi||14, Dec 1996||12-06-1997|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|organizational behavior and leadership|
|comparative public administration|
|civil service training|
|Women’s political and administrative participation in South Asia|
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Ishtiaq Jamil, Salahuddin M. Aminuzzaman, Syeda Lasna Kabir and M. Mahfuzul Haque Gender Mainstreaming in Politics, Administration and Development in South Asia. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 .
Syeda Lasna Kabir Women’s Participation in South Asian Civil Services: A comparative analysis of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Dhaka: A. H. Development Publishing House, 2013 .
Syeda Lasna Kabir and Hasan Mohammad Baniamin Civil Service Training in Bangladesh: An Institutional Analysis of BPATC: Role Rhetoric and Reality. Dhaka: A. H. Development Publishing House, 2012 .
Syeda Lasna Kabir "Women’s Substantive Representation in the Parliament of Bangladesh: Understanding Key Trends and Tensions." Substantive Representation of Women in Asian Parliaments. Devin K. Joshi and Christian Echle London and New York: Routledge, 2022 185-205 .
Syeda lasna Kabir and Mahzabin Sultana Mitul "Land-Use Conflicts, Gender and Informality: Insights from Bangladesh." Gender and Land Rights in Changing Global Contexts. Reena Patel Thomson Reuters, 2022 .
Syeda Lasna Kabir "Introduction: Gender Mainstreaming in Politics, Administration and Development in South Asia." Gender Mainstreaming in Politics, Administration and Development in South Asia. Ishtiaq Jamil Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 1-17 .
Syeda Lasna Kabir "Through the Glass Ceiling, over the Glass Cliff? Women Leaders in Bangladeshi Public Administration." Gender Mainstreaming in Politics, Administration and Development in South Asia. Jamil, Ishtiaq et.al (eds) Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 87-109 .
Syeda Lasna Kabir "Key Issues in Women’s Representation in Bureaucracy: Lessons from South Asia." Governance in South, Southeast, and East Asia: Trends, Issues and Challenges. Ishtiaq Jamil Switzerland: Springer International, 2013 137-156 .
Syeda Lasna Kabir "The Status of Women Employees in the Government Sectors of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Do They Get the Right Share?." Understanding Governance and Public Policy in Bangladesh. Ishtiaq Jamil Dhaka: MPPG Program, NSU, 2011 111-132 .
|International||Commonwealth Post-Doctoral Fellowship (University of Manchester, UK)||2014||United Kingdom|
|International||Ph.D. research fund by Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR)||2007||India|
|International||Norwegian State Education Loan Fund for M.Phil degree||1996||Norway|
|National||Merit Scholarship, University of Dhaka||1990||Bangladesh|