Naomi Hossain



Naomi Hossain is a political sociologist whose research focuses on the politics of development. As of 2019, a Research Professor at the Accountability Research Center at American University in Washington DC, she has also worked at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, and at the BRAC Research and Evaluation Division in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her most recent books include The Aid Lab (Oxford University Press, 2017), Food riots, food rights and the politics of provisions (Routledge/Earthscan, 2017), and The politics of education in developing countries (Oxford University Press, 2019).