Dr. Ferdous Jahan

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Dr. Ferdous Jahan
Associate Director

Ferdous Jahan is the Associate Director in the Fox Leadership International program and College of Liberal and Professional Studies. Previously she was a Professor of Public Administration at the University of Dhaka and the Academic Coordinator at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development. Jahan has taught courses on development, management of land, governance, comparative public administration, financial administration, and political science. She is also an expert in program evaluation and policy research. She has designed and conducted a variety of qualitative studies as well as many quantitative surveys and research. Her current research involves governance, social protection, urban poverty, legal empowerment of the poor and women’s empowerment issues in developing nations. Jahan received a PhD in Political Science and MPA from the University of Pennsylvania.

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