Naomi Hossain

Naomi Hossain is a political sociologist based at the Accountability Research Center at American University. She writes about the politics of development, often about Bangladesh. Her work can be found at and

“Nobody is interested in Bangladesh”

Bangladesh’s global reputation requires not bigger and better statistics, but a new narrative.

Dec 15, 2021

The perfect storm and the final famine

Natural disasters have shaped political consensus on development in Bangladesh.

Jul 24, 2015

Latest Articles

Making sense of Nepali politics

Scholars of political structures and processes in today’s Nepal struggle to find their feet.

The machine that went rogue

Learning from Myanmar’s unsuccessful ‘Third Force’ movement.

No neutrality

The military’s neutral stance around Imran Khan’s ouster may be damage control.