Mustahid M. Husain teaches in the Department of Human Rights and Human Diversity. Prior to Laurier, Dr. Husain completed his postdoctoral and doctoral research at the University of British Columbia.
His interdisciplinary research includes broad thematic areas of global political economy and development, transnational migration, social justice and governance, seeking to create bridges among research and practice.
Dr. Husain's work features in a range of journal articles, book chapters and edited volumes as well as received press coverage in The Times Higher Education.
Dr. Husain’s latest book Development, Neoliberalism, and Islamism in South Asia: The Case of Bangladesh commissioned by Palgrave Macmillan (New York and Switzerland) offers a unique perspective on neoliberal policies of the Bangladeshi state, in particular, how they impacted institutions such as higher education and military, contributed to the othering in the social milieu, and shaped the daily lives of the people.