Navine Murshid, Ph.D.

Position: Executive Member


Dr. Navine Murshid is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Colgate University. She completed her B.A. at Lawrence University in Economics and Government in 2004 and received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of Rochester in 2010. Her research revolves around the politics of migration and refugees in the South Asian context. She also works on political violence in Bangladesh stemming from various sources such as Ismalism, party politics, and so on. Her book, tentatively titled Politics of Refugees in South Asia is under contract with Routledge Press. Her article, “The Role of India in Bangladesh’s Independence War, 1971: Humanitarianism or Self-Interest?” was recently published in Economic and Political Weekly. She was recently featured on Voice of America Bangla’s New Year program on Bangladesh’s prospects in 2012 ( She can be reached at

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Protesting Rape in New Delhi

Stateless and left out at sea