I am a political scientist, a public policy communication specialist with years of working experience in designing humanitarian campaign. I began my career as a journalist. Currently, I am am an adjunct fellow at the Humanitarian and Development Research Initiative, University of Western Sydney, Australia. Democracy, free speech, and academic freedom are three core principles that shaped my worldview. Explore the site to get to know me, my work, and to reach out.

Research Expertise: Religion and Politics, CVE, Radicalization, Free Speech, Academic Freedom, South Asian Politics and Bangladesh

Applied Expertise: Communication, Campaign, Public Relations and Policy Advocacy


Handing our edited book to Dr. Kayako Hayashi, President of Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
With Nobel Laureate Dr. Martin Chalfie who inspires me to defend and appreciate academic freedom & free speech

Newly Published Research/ Commentery

  • Commentary: Bangladesh at 50: development without democracy?, DevPolicy ( With Kathinka Fossum Evertsen), February 24, 2021
  • Commentary: What Myanmar’s coup d’état means for the Rohingya refugees and their future, ABC Religion and Ethics, (With Charles Hawksley, Nichole Georgeou, and Arild Enegelsen Ruud), February 22, 2021
  • Journal Article: Radical Right Islamists: A Counter Intuitive Arguments, South Asia: Journal of South Asia Studies ( With Arild Engelsen Ruud), January 24,2021