Maria Afroj

Lecturer , Department of Applied Sociology
Mobile No: :+8801738812230

Academic Qualifications

  • M.S.S. in Sociology from the University of Dhaka.

  • B.S.S. (Hons.) in Sociology from the University of Dhaka.


  • 2022 (Co-Author): Has COVID-19 Made the Vulnerable Groups Even More Vulnerable? Exploring the Conditions of Diabetic Patients of Dhaka City amidst COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Medicine and Public Health. (Accepted for Publication)

  • 2022 (Lead Author): Intimidation to Women 's Mobility in Public Transportation: a Study on Dhaka City. Journal of Sociology, 12(1).


  • Training on Advance Statistical Research (SPSS) from Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka (April 2021- May 2021)

  • Training on Research Paradigms and Advanced Methodology in Arts and Social Sciences from the Center for Advanced Research in Arts and Social Sciences (CARASS), University of Dhaka (November 2018- December 2018)

  • Training on Computer Fundamental Office Application from Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka (December 2017- February 2018)

    Research Monograph:

    Violence against Women in Public Transport in Dhaka City. (2018)

  • Collected qualitative data by administering in-depth interviews of females who commute in public transports.

  • Analyzed both primary and secondary sources of data to understand the forms of violence against women and girls in public transport, causes, and existing remedies as well as explore the gap and recommendations in prevention and response to the same.


    Gentrification and Displacement of Population in Dhaka city: A Study on Uttara Model Town (2021)

  • Collected secondary data to investigate the process of gentrification.

  • Collected both qualitative (case study) and quantitative (survey) data to understand the social and structural displacement Analyzed data using SPSS.