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Dr. Navine Murshid is the author of Politics of Refugees in South Asia: Identity, Resistance, Manipulation (Routledge, 2013). She is currently finishing work on her second book, India's Bangladesh Problem: The Marginalization of Bengali Muslims in Neoliberal Times. Her research also focuses on the Rohingya refugee population in Bangladesh and the political economy behind regimes of protection and the selective and strategic sympathy that is afforded to refugees. Her new research project is on Rabindrik sensibilities among middle-class Bangladeshis. In addition to scholarly publications, she frequently contributes to public scholarship in the form of public talks and newspaper articles in Bangladesh, India, and the United States.
University of Rochester, Rochester NY
- PhD in Political Science, October 2010
- MA in Political Science, October 2007
Lawrence University, Appleton WI
BA in Economics and Government with Honors, June 2004
Development, migration, citizenship, borders, Bangladesh-India relations, Rohingya refugees, marginalized communities
- POSC 232: Fundamentals of International Relations
- POSC 349: International Political Economy
- POSC 364: Politics of India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan
- POSC 434: Politics of Migration
- POSC 454: The Cold War and After
Colgate University, Hamilton NY
- Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, June 2016 - present
- Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, October 2010 - June 2016
- Instructor, Department of Political Science, July 2009 – September 2010
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Visiting Fellow, School of International Studies, August 2012 – May 2013
- The Politics of Refugees in South Asia: Identity, Resistance, Manipulation. New York and London: Routledge (2013).
- Governance and the Governed: Democracy and Development in Bangladesh (co-edited with Ahrar A. Ahmed, Akhlaque Haque, and Rahim Quazi). Dhaka: University Press Limited (2019).
Articles in Edited Volumes
Select Articles in Popular Media
- Why is Burma driving out the Rohingya — and not its other despised minorities? The Washington Post. November 9, 2017.
- Floods are Devastating South Asia, Too. Socialist Worker. September 6, 2017. https://socialistworker.org/2017/09/06/floods-are-devastating-south-asia-too
- Stateless and Left out at Sea. The Hindu. June 3, 2015.
- Bengali Muslims in India: Bangladeshis until proven otherwise? BD News 24: Opinion. May 4, 2014
- The Rohingya in Regional Politics. Kathakata. May 3, 2014. http://kathakata.com/archives/1260
- Migrant Stories. Kathakata. November 27, 2013. http://kathakata.com/archives/1045
- Nanu’s Songs. Alal O Dulal. December 11, 2013. http://alalodulal.org/2013/12/11/nanus-songs/
- Savar Tragedy: Solution in Solidarity. Kafila. May 7, 2013
- Lessons from Delhi and Dhaka. Kafila. February 14, 2012 (with Nagesh Rao)
- Rohingya Crisis: Time for a New Beginning. The Daily Star. August 7, 2012. http://archive.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=245074
- Hartals make Sense? New Age Bangladesh. September 27, 2011 http://newagebd.com/newspaper1/archive_details.php?date=2011-09-27&nid=34778