Dr. Hasan Mahbub is an educator, social worker, and project management, specialist. He has been teaching at Centennial College of Ontario since 2013. He is a Professor at the School of Community and Health Studies. Hasan teaches courses on Introduction to Social Work, Social Issues, Social Policy, Power & Social Movements, and Community Development. He also teaches at the School of Social Work and The Chang School at Toronto Metropolitan University. He is the host of Podcasting Social Work.
Hasan has a great interest in the program coordination in the higher education sector. He worked with the University of Toronto for two years to deliver a bridging program for internationally trained engineers.
Hasan worked with international development agencies such as ActionAid, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) from 1998 to 2010. During this period, he planned and executed many projects to fight against poverty and injustice and empower communities. He has more than ten years of direct working experience with marginalized families, youths, women, and diverse social groups at the community level.
Hasan is a lifelong learner. He studied Social Work (BSW and MSW) at Ryerson University, Canada. Besides, he has BA & MA degrees in History, an M.Phil in Ethno-history, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Dhaka. Hasan has certificates in Project Management and Communications from the University of Toronto. He received and facilitated training in the human rights-based approach, community organizing, civil resistance, advocacy, good governance, fundraising, campaign and non-profit management from FLACSO University-Ecuador, Toronto Metropolitan University, York University, VSO UK, and ActionAid-Bangladesh, India, Cambodia, Italy, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam, and UK,
In 2015, Hasan won the ICNC fellowship for developing a curriculum on civil resistance. He was a Board of Directors of Regent Park Arts –Daniels Spectrum (2012-2020) and Community Impact Advisor of United Way Toronto & York Region (2015-2020). He is currently involved in various community development initiatives in Toronto by BCS.
In Toronto, Hasan worked with the Integrated Local Labour Market Planning Project of the City of Toronto (2012) and the 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, and Toronto Mela.
Hasan has developed his expertise in social policy, civil resistance, community development, project management, fundraising and communications. His research and training interests lie in immigration, livelihood, governance, ethnicity, and gender equality. He authored the book Livelihood of the Santals indigenous Community. He co-authored a book on Community Journalism.
Learn More about Hasan: Media Stories
- Event news and interview on Concert for Social Justice
- Hasan’s interview with Rogers TV on Toronto Mela, a community development initiative
- Interview with CBC News on Social Housing issues in Toronto
- Interview on University of Toronto
- Interview with OMNI TV Toronto on Racism Free Ontario Campaign
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