Nazam Laila is a senior lecturer of world history and culture at the School of General Education. She completed her MA and BA (Honours) in interdisciplinary English Literature and History with a minor in Biotechnology from BRAC University. She received the prestigious VC’s and Dean’s awards and the Highest Distinctions during her MA and BA at BRACU. She has also completed her MSc in Gender, Development, Globalisation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She is currently pursuing her PhD at SOAS University of London as a Commonwealth Doctoral Scholar.
Before joining the General Education team of BRACU, she worked as a senior fellow and instructor at the Asian University for Women (AUW) and the BRACU Scholars Programme for almost three years. Moreover, she has been involved with various types of development-related research works too. Nazam is very interested in interdisciplinary research works. She has been a part of several international panels at AUW, Central European University, SOAS University of London, King’s College London and the University of Oxford to present her diverse research ideas.