Harun Rashid

Harun Rashid

Harun Rashid, Ph.D. (University of Saskatchewan, Canada) is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, USA. Earlier, he taught at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (2004-2009), Lakehead University, Canada (1975-2004), University of Benin, Nigeria (1981-1982), and University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (1965-1969). Dr Rashid has published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on floodplain management and urban floods in Bangladesh, Canada, USA, and Nigeria. His other peer-reviewed articles include such diverse environmental topics as shoreline management on the Great Lakes, morphologic effects of dams and flood control channels (channelization projects), remedial action plans for pollution alleviation in the Great Lakes, choice modeling in water resources management, and media discourse on floods and climate change. He is the co-author of two books on climate change in Bangladesh (Rashid and Paul 2014; Paul and Rashid 2016). Dr Rashid is a member of the editorial board of four international journals: Disasters, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (IJDRR), Environmental Management, and The Arab World Geographer. He had also a keen interest in research administration and served as the Acting Associate Vice President Research at Lakehead University for two and half years (2002-2004).

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA