Shahidur Rahman is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Economics and Social Sciences at Brac University, Bangladesh. He completed a PhD in Sociology at Monash University, and a BSS and an MSS degree in Sociology from the University of Dhaka. His current research is on“The Regulation of International Supply Chains: Lessons from the Governance of Occupational Health and Safety in the Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment Industry” funded by Danida Fellowship Center. Shahidur’s another research focuses on“Changes in Governance in garment production network” funded by Volkswagen Foundation. He is also studying the scaling up of different capacity building programmes in RMG funded by C&A Foundation. Shahidur is doing these researches in collaboration with London School of Economics, the University of New South Wales, the Freie University, the University of Gothenburg, Royal Holloway, University of London, Copenhagen Business School, Tufts University and Danish Ethical Trading Initiative.One of his leading publications is “Broken Promises of Globalization: The case of the Bangladesh Garment Industry” - a book published by Lexington Books in 2014.
DepartmentDepartment of Economics and Social Sciences