Professor M. Harun-Ar-Rashid (Freedom Fighter in the Liberation War of
1971) is a Professor of Economics and Dean of the School of Business and
Economics at Manarat International University.
He did both of his BA and MA from the Statistics Department of Rajshahi University. He also did his MA in Economics from Rajshahi University in 1976. He got his foreign degree of MA in Economics from Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada in 1984. He is a Syndicate member and a member of the Financial Committee at Manarat International University. He served as a Professor in the Department of Economics, Chittagong University. He acted as the Treasurer at the International Islamic University Chittagong (2012-2016) and Head of the Department of Finance and Banking at University of Chittagong(2001-2004).
He also acted as the coordinator of the Commonwealth Executive MBA/MBA regular program at Bangladesh Open University for more than two years. He teaches both BBA & MBA Programs and his area of teaching are Operations Management, Business Research Methodology, Financial Management, Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management, Managerial Economics, Business Mathematics, Business Statistics, Operations Research, Management Science, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Finance, Introduction to Computers and Econometrics. His specialized areas of academic interest is in Operations Management, Information Technology (IT), International Finance and Financial Economics. His teaching experience spans 46 years at university levels.
He plays the roles of Administrative, Social and Academic Bodies in different institutions and organizations such as Member of the Editorial Board at Chittagong University where he studied for nine years. He is a Life Member of the Economic Association of Bangladesh, a Life Member of the Statistical Association of Bangladesh and a Life Member of the Bangladesh Association for Advancement of Science. He is the Executive Editor of “Chittagong University Studies” (Journal published by Faculty of Commerce) and “Manarat International University Studies” (Journal Published by the MIU).