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Muhammad Faizul Islam, Ph.D.

Position: 
Executive Member
Bio: 

Muhammad Faizul Islam received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics from Northeastern University in 1989. Dr. Islam who has a teaching career of over twenty five years, is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at Southeastern University. He received the 2007 Southeastern University Distinguished Scholar Award. He is also an International Business Reviewer of The Wall Street Journal. He has published several papers in refereed journals, wrote chapters, reviewed and edited books. Dr. Islam's articles are published in newspapers in Bangladesh. His comments are regularly sought by the New-York based Thikana. His views and comments are also aired on the Bangla Service of the Voice of America and the British Broadcasting Service.

Dr. Islam has served as an economist at the Departments of Commerce and Treasury. During his tenure at Treasury, he lectured at the Ukrainian Academy of Banking as a Fulbright scholar. He is the recipient of the prestigious 2003 President Council on Integrity and Efficiency Award for Excellence. With the establishment of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in March 2003, he was transferred there as one of its founding members and senior economist, a position he currently holds.