SOCIOLOGY-0021

Dr. Rifat Akhter

Associate Professor of Sociology

rifata@uca.edu

Irby Hall 306B

(501) 450-5640

Educational Background

 Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

M.S. University of London

M.S. Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

B.S. Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Specialty Fields

Social Demography

Gender Studies

Globalization

Research Interests

Globalization

Gender

Development

Stratification and Social Inequality

Domestic Violence

Demography

Current Focus

Currently exploring the linkage between economic globalization, technological globalization, and nation states’ existing political, civil, and labor laws on generating informal economies (through subcontracting systems and technology) in core, semi-peripheral, and peripheral nations.

 


OFFICE HOURS: MWF 9:00-10:00 & 2:00-4:00; or by appointment.