Anisur Rahman is currently Professor and Director, UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He holds Masters Degree in two disciplines–Economics (AMU) and Sociology, M. Phil and
Ph.D (JNU). Before joining Jamia, he worked at the Institute of Applied Manpower Research, Planning Commission, and Government of India. His area of interest includes Migration and Diaspora, Gulf Social Demography, Issues of Higher
Education and Minorities. He has published 4 books and over 23 Research Papers in Reputed Journals in India and Abroad. He has also contributed 28 chapters in
edited books. Dr. Rahman has presented over 60 Research Papers in several Conferences / Seminar/ Workshops in India and Abroad. He has also visited France under Indo- French Social Scientist Exchange Programme thrice for research in 2010, 2013, and 2015. He has delivered over 100 invited talks at
different institutions of higher learning in India and abroad. He is also a member of several academic bodies and editorial boards.