About Dr. Hasan

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Dr. Hasan Mahbub is an educator, a social worker and project management specialist. He has been teaching at Centennial College of Ontario since 2013. As a faculty of the Community Services department, he teaches courses on Introduction to Social Work, Social Issues, Social Policy, Power & Social Movements, Community Development. Hasan has great interest in program coordination of the higher education sector. He worked with the University of Toronto for two years to deliver a bridging program for the internationally trained engineers. Currently, he works as a Field Placement Supervisor at School of Social Work, Ryerson University.

As an international development worker, Hasan worked with ActionAid, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) and  Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) during 1998 – 2010, and executed a number of projects to fight against poverty & injustice and empower communities. He has more than five years of direct working experience at the community level with marginalized families, youths, women and diverse social groups.

Hasan is a lifelong learner. He studied Social Work (BSW and MSW) at Ryerson University, Canada. Besides, he has BA & MA degrees in History, M.Phil in Ethno-history, and Ph.D in Anthropology from the University of Dhaka. Hasan has certificates in Project Management and Communications from the University of Toronto. He has received training in the Human Rights-based approach, Social Service and Non-profit management from York University, VSO UK, ActionAid International.

In 2015, Hasan won ICNC fellowship for developing a curriculum on civil resistance. At present, he is a Board of Directors of Regent Park Arts –Daniels Spectrum and Community Impact Advisor of United Way Toronto & York Region, and involved in various community development initiatives in Toronto. He is the host of Podcasting Social Work.

Dr. Hasan's Interview in Metro Toronto

In Toronto,  Hasan worked with the Integrated  Local Labour Market Planning Project of City of Toronto (2012) and Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) as Fundraising & Project Coordinator from 2011 to 2013. At CASSA, Hasan executed various projects and campaigns such as Concert for Social Justice, CapaCITY Creators, Toronto Mela.

Hasan’s major interests and skills are in social policy, civil resistance, community development, project management, fundraising and communications. His research and training experience, and development interests lie in immigration, livelihood, governance, ethnicity and gender. He authored a book Livelihood of the Santals indigenous Community. He co-authored a book on Community Journalism.

Learn More about Hasan: Media Stories 

539175_414076475324035_1334495215_nExpertise and Services: 

  • Project management
  • Project review/evaluation
  • Grant proposal writing
  • Fundraising from individuals and events
  • Strategy review and planning
  • Programs development
  • Policy review and development
  • Research (qualitative)
  • Capacity building in fundraising, project management, social media, community journalism, business and donor communications.

You may visit Expert Perspective for getting more information about his services.