Dina M. Siddiqi

Professor of Anthropology, BRAC University

Dina M. Siddiqi divides her time between New York and Dhaka, where she is Professor of Anthropology, BRAC University.  Her publications, grounded in the study of Bangladesh, cover a broad spectrum: the global garment industry; gender justice and non-state dispute resolution systems, and the intersections of Islam, nationalism and feminist cultural politics.  She is currently working on a book entitled Elusive Solidarities: “Muslim” Women and Transnational Feminism at Work.  Siddiqi is on the editorial board of Routledge’s Women in Asia Publication Series, a member of the South Asia Council of the Association of Asian Studies (AAS), and on the Gender Advisory Council of the Lahore School of Management Sciences (LUMS). She is also part of the Advisory Council of the South Asian Network of Gender Activists and Trainers (SANGAT).  She has extensive research experience with Bangladeshi human rights organizations, including Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) and Bangladesh Legal and Services Trust (BLAST).