Details of Dr. Sadrul Amin


Qualifications: B.A. Honours, PhD (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh), M.A. (University of the Punjab, Pakistan), PGDIP (University of Wales, UK), Post Doc (Purdue University, USA)

Obtained SSC degree  in 1964 from  P.A.F. Public School, Lower Topa, Murree Hills, Pakistan; H. S. C. in 1966 from Notre Dame College, Dhaka;  B.A. Honours in English in1969 from Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; M. A. in English in 1970 from Department of English, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan; Postgraduate Diploma in EFL/ESL in 1976 from Department of Linguistics, University of Wales, Bangor, the U.K; Specialization in Applied Linguistics in1989 from Overseas Education Unit, University of Leeds, the U.K;  PhD  in  2000 from University of Dhaka for the research on “Time’ in the Plays of Arthur Miller”; completed Post Doctoral  Research in 2002 – 20003 at Purdue University, the U.S.A.

Began university teaching career after the Independence of Bangladesh in 1972 at the Dept. of English, University of Chittagong as a lecturer. Since 1973 teaching at the Dept. of English, University of Dhaka. Taught English as a lecturer at the Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Oran, Algeria from 1976 to 1980. Worked as an adviser/adjunct faculty in more than a dozen public and private universities in the country.                                                                                                                                                                                      

Courses taught in Literature, Linguistics and ELT cover areas of Classical Drama (in translation); English Drama – Elizabethan and Restoration Periods; English Critical Theory; English Romantic Poetry; American Drama – Late Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; Sociolinguistics; Teaching Methodology; Curriculum and Course Design; Phonetics & Phonology; Morphology; Syntax; Testing & Evaluation; Basic English Language Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing; Technical English.

Research publications are mainly in the fields of literature, Linguistics and ELT.

Worked as a resource person for various organizations like, UNFPA, WFP, UNDP, UCEP, NCTB, Bangladesh National University, Janata Bank, and Judicial Administration Training Institute, Dhaka,

Was awarded a number of scholarships and fellowships for higher studies and research.

Members of a good number of organizations and learned societies inside and outside Bangladesh.

Has diverse Administrative Experience in both elected and non-elected positions of the University of Dhaka.

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Post Doctoral  Research (2002 – 20003), Purdue University, the U.S.A.

Ph.D.  ( 2000), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Short Course in Applied Linguistics(1989), University of Leeds, the U.K.                                                                                                                                                                                             

Postgraduate Diploma in EFL/ESL (1976), Department of Linguistics, University of Wales, Bangor, U.K.

M. A. in English (1970), Department of English, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

B.A. Honours in English (1969), Department of English, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.         

H. S. C. (1966), Notre Dame College, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

S. S. C. (1964),  P.A.F. Public School, Lower Topa, Murree Hills, Pakistan. 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professor (Since Feb. 1995), Associate Professor (1985-1995), Assistant Professor (1977-1985), Lecturer (1973-1977), Department of English, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Lecturer (1977-1980 – On leave from D. U.), Department of English, Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Oran, Oran, Algeria.

Lecturer (1972-1973), Department of English, University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Lecturer (1970-1972), Department of English, Narsingdi College, Narsingdi, Bangladesh.

 

ADJUNCT  FACULTY

Ph.D. Supervisor, American World University, Bangladesh Campus, Dhaka (2009-2011);

Dept. of English, UODA, Dhaka (2005-2007) & (2009 - 2013 );

Department of English, Stamford University, Dhaka (2003);

Department of English, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2000 -2002 & 2014);

Department of English, People’s University of Bangladesh, Dhaka (2000-2002);

Language Centre, Independent University of Bangladesh, Dhaka (2000-2002);

Institute of Business Studies, Darul Ihsan University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2000);

Department of Instructor Training and General Studies, Islamic Institute of Technology, an Organization of OIC, Gazipur, Dhaka, Bangladesh (1996-1998);

Department of English, Queens University, Dhaka (1996-1997);

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, (1988-1989);

Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, (1977-1978 & 1980-1982).

 

ADMINISTRATIVE & OTHER EXPERIENCES

Dean (2003 - 2014), Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka.

Chairman (2003 - 2006), Department of English, University of Dhaka.

Adviser (2005-2009), Dept. of English, State University of Bangladesh, Dhaka;

Proctor (1986 - 1987), Assistant Proctor (1981-1984), University of Dhaka.

House Tutor (1984 - 1986), Kabi Jashimuddin Hall, University of Dhaka.

Students’ Counsellor (1977 - 1978 & 1989 - 1995), Department of English, D. U.

Founder Director (1986), Director (1999-2000), Intensive Courses in Basic English, Department of English, D.U

President (2007-2009), Dhaka University Teachers’ Association;

Senate Member (Since 2005), University of Dhaka;

Syndicate Member (2004-2013), University of Dhaka;

Syndicate Member (2007-2009), Jagannath University, Dhaka;

 

TEACHING AREAS

A. Literature: Classical Drama (in translation); English Drama – Elizabethan and Restoration Periods; American Drama – Late Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries;

English Critical Theory; English Romantic Poetry.

B. Linguistics & ELT: Sociolinguistics; Teaching Methodology; Curriculum and Course Design; Phonetics & Phonology; Morphology; Syntax; Testing & Evaluation

Basic English Language Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing; Technical English.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

A. Literature: Classical Drama; American Drama; English Critical Theory.

B. Linguistics & ELT: Sociolinguistics; Teaching Methodology; Curriculum and Course Design; Basic English Language Skills.

 

RESOURCE PERSON

ESP Course Designer and Instructor for the General service staff Members, UNFPA Office, Dhaka – 1986.

Coach, UNDP sponsored and WFP organized Regional Training Courses on Practice of Project Management Principles, Dhaka – 1988 & 1989.

Curriculum Development Specialist, Underprivileged Children’s Education Programme (UCEP), Dhaka – 1989.

Member, the Committee for the Review of syllabus and Textbooks at the S.S.C. and H.S.C. Levels, National Curriculum and Textbook Board (N.C.T.B.), Dhaka – 1993.

ESP Course Designer and Instructor: 125th Janata Bank Officer’s Basic training Course, Dhaka – 1993, and 132nd Janata Bank Officer’s Basic Training Course, Dhaka – 1995.

Member, Curriculum Designing Committee, Bangladesh Open University, Dhaka – 1994.

Member, the Committee for the Review and Modification of the Curriculum of Lower Secondary, Secondary and Higher Secondary Stages of Education, N.C.T.B., Dhaka – 1994-1995.

Guest Lecturer, 19th Basic Training Course on Judicial Administration for Newly Appointed Assistant Judges, Judicial Administration Training Institute, Dhaka – 2000.

Guest Lecturer, 60th Training Course for the College Professors, Bangladesh National University,  N I A M, Dhaka – 2000.  

Guest Speaker at the Conference on Problems of Teaching English Language as Foreign Language, Ahsania Mission, Dhaka – 2005

 

SCHOLARSHIP/FELLOWSHIP

British Council Scholarship (1975-1976) for a Postgraduate Degree in EFL/ESL.

American Cultural Center Fellowship (1985) for doing research at American Studies and Research Center, Hyderabad, India.

British Council Fellowship (1989) for studying  Syllabus and Course Design, Methodology, and English Grammar at the Overseas Education Unit, University of Leeds, the U.K.

ASRC Senior Research Fellowship (1996) for doing research at  American Studies and Research Center, Hyderabad, India.

University Grants Commission Ph.D. Fellowship (1997-2000), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Fulbright Fellowship (2002 – 2003) for doing Post-Doctoral research at Purdue University, West Lafayette, the U.S.A.

 

MEMBERSHIP

Bangladesh English Teachers’ Association; Bangladesh Language Association;

Asiatic Society of Bangladesh; Bangla Academy, Bangladesh;

Bangladesh Itihash Parishad; Bangladesh History Association;

Dhaka University Alumni Association; DU English Dept. Alumni Society;

Lower Topa Old Boys’ Association;

Leeds University (UK) Alumni Association; The U.K. Alumni Society;

Bangladesh Association for American Studies; Fulbright (USA) Alumni Association;

Countries visited: Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Pakistan, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Algeria, Spain, Switzerland, The United Kingdom, and the U.S.A.      

 

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