Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics
Arefa Sultana is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Adelaide. Her main research interests include religion and politics, secularism, Islam and democracy, democratic leadership, voting behaviour, and ethnicity. She has published many journal articles, including the most recent articles on the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh-Myanmar and the Effectiveness of Anti-corruption Commission in Bangladesh.
Date Position Institution name 2023 - ongoing Associate Professor Begum Rokeya University 2017 - 2023 Assistant Professor Begum Rokeya University 2014 - 2017 Lecturer Begum Rokeya University
Language Competency Bengali Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2020 - 2021 Flinders University Australia Master of Public Policy and Management 2011 - 2012 University of Dhaka Bangladesh Master of Social Sciences 2007 - 2011 University of Dhaka Bangladesh Bachelor of Social Sciences
Date Title Institution name Country — Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation Flinders University Australia — Australia Award Scholarship, Intake 2020 Australia Awards Australia
Year Citation 2021 Sultana, A. (2021). Effectiveness of the Bangladesh Anti-Corruption Commission to control corruption in the public sector: Lessons from the Corrupt Practice Investigation Bureau of Singapore. Journal of Social Sciences, vol. 5(no. 1). 2021 Sultana, A. (2021). Value pluralism in Rohingya refugee crisis of Bangladesh. Journal of Asian Politics and Society, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, vol. 5(no. 1). 2018 Sultana, A., Kana, R., & L, T. (2018). The effectiveness of Japanese foreign policy in possible leadership of Asia (Bengali Version). Journal of Sociology, vol. 1(no. 2). 2017 Sultana, A., & Biswas, D. K. (2017). Economic freedom of employed women in Bangladesh: A study of selected districts. Journal of Public Administration, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh, vol. 1(no. 1). 2017 Sultana, A., & Sultana, M. R. (2017). 'Recent Rohingya crisis and the human security of Bangladesh: An analysis' (Bengali Version). Journal of Public Administration, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh,, vol. 1(no. 3). 2016 Sultana, A., & Biswas, D. K. (2016). Celebrity engagement in politics: A study on South Asian perspective. Journal of Social Sciences, Jagannath University, Bangladesh, vol. 4 & 5(no. 1-2).
Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country 2023 - ongoing Member Adelaide Journal of Social Sciences University of Adelaide Australia 2022 - 2022 Associate Editor Journal of Social Sciences Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur Bangladesh
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