Dr. Md. Saidul Islam

Dr. Md Saidul Islam is currently Associate Professor of Sociology at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) and former Visiting Scholar of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses on environment, development, and Islam in modernity.

Dr. Islam earned his MA and PhD in Sociology from York University in Canada where he also taught Sociology and bachelor in Sociology & Anthropology from International Islamic University Malaysia. He also taught at the College of William and Mary in the United States, and Nankai University in China.

Dr. Islam also published 6 books and over three dozen peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters; notable amongst them is his co-authored article on sustainable seafood in the journal Science. He is the recipient of a number of awards including Early Investigator Award 2015 (Canadian Sociological Association) and the Outstanding Scientist Award for Publication Excellence 2017 (i-Proclaim Annual Research Award, Malaysia).