About OPRI



イスラム, エマドゥル

イスラム, エマドゥル
Dr. Emadul Islam is a research fellow at the Ocean Policy Research Institute at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Japan. He is also an adjunct scholar for the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), Washington DC, USA. Prior to this, Dr. Islam served as a development expert and researcher in three different organizations, including Transparency International Bangladesh; BRAC; and the Centre for Bay of Bengal Studies at Independent University, Bangladesh for research and evaluation. He was conferred a PhD in Community Development under the Yayasan Khazanah scholarship from the University of Malaya, Malaysia in 2021. Dr. Islam was awarded the Fulbright Visiting Scholarship in 2022-23 for pursuing Post-Doctoral research at Northeastern University, Boston, USA.


  • Blue economy
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Disaster recovery
  • Renewable energy
2022 Bangladesh,s Efforts at Adaptation and What More Needs to be done for Sustainable Disaster Recovery, CBoBS Journal, Vol-1 
2021 Community Participation in Disaster Recovery Programs: A Study of a Coastal Areas in Bangladesh. European Journal of Development Research, Springer, https://doi.org/10.1057/s41287-021-00460-7
2020 Structural and Operational Factors as Determinant of Meaningful Community Participation in Sustainable Disaster Recovery Programs: The Case of Bangladesh”. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 50. Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101710
2020 The Impact of a Cyclonic disaster on Coastal Communities in Bangladesh: Possible Community-led Interventions towards Sustainable Disaster Recovery”. Global Social Welfare Journal, Springer.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40609-020-00181-5 ISI web of science index Q1  
2013 Situation of Child Domestic Workers in Bangladesh. Global Journal of Management and Business Research. Global Journals Inc: USAVolume 13 Number 7. 
2012 Barriers and Scope of Political Participation of Women in Local Government of Bangladesh: Union Parishad Perspective. Journal of International Social Issues. Winona State University: USAVolume 1 Number 1 Page 71-85. 
2012 The Invisible Children Working as Domestic Labour: A Study in Dhaka City. The Journal of Social Development, ISWR: University of Dhaka, Volume 24 Number 1 Page 35-55. 
2012 Micro-credit and Women Empowerment: Some Case Reflection from Rural Bangladesh, Social Science Review: The Dhaka University Studies, Volume 29, Number2, Page 131-138.
At what costs? A proposal for estimating migration costs in the Bangladesh-Malaysia corridor. Cambridge University press; DOI: 10.33774/coe-2020-4rt46
2021 Impact of COVID 19 in food insecurity and coping mechanism of marginalized people Bangladesh: An experience of BRAC. Book chapter in the IGI Global


Asessing Risk in the City of Chattogram Bangladesh and Using the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI)
  • Deputy Director, Centre for Bay of Bengal Studies (CBoBS), Independent University Bangladesh (IUB), July 2021-June 2022
  • Senior Analyst, Monitoring and Evaluation, BRAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 2020-June 2021
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Officer, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Bangladesh, March 2014-May 2017
  • Assistant Programme Manager, Research and Policy Department (Research & Policy), Transparency International Bangladesh, November 2012-February 2014)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph,D) 2021, Field of study-Community Development Yayasan Khazanah (YK scholar), Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Master of Social Sciences in Social Welfare, 2010, CGPA 3.68 out of 4, Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Welfare, 2009, First Class (First position), Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Fulbright Visiting Scholars- Post Doctoral Research (2022-23), Northeastern University, Boston, USA
  • Yayasan Khazanah Asia Scholarship 2017 – Ph,D study
  • Dhaka university Alumni Association outstanding academic award “EBL-DUAA award 2012
  • Dhaka university Alumni Association outstanding academic award “MTB-DUAA award 2008”.
  • Academic scholarship primary, junior and HSC examination.