Dr. Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman is Associate Professor of Law at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received his Ph.D. in criminal law from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London in 2013. Earlier, he received PGD on International Humanitarian Laws from NALSAR University of Law, India in 2009, LL.M. and LL.B. (Honours) from University of Dhaka in 2001 and 2000 respectively.
His research interests focus on criminal law, legal theories, human rights, and law and society. He is the author of Criminal Sentencing in Bangladesh: From Colonial Legacies to Modernity (Leiden/Boston: Brill Nijhoff, forthcoming), and co-author of Protection of Minorities: Regimes, Norms and Issues in South Asia (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012), and Protection of Children in Conflict with the Law in Bangladesh (Dhaka: Save the Children UK, 2008). He has also authored several book chapters and a good number of research articles published in international peer-reviewed journals.
Muhammad Rahman is currently an elected member of the Executive Council of the Asian Society of International Law and serving as Treasurer of the Bangladesh Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law.