Dr. Meredian Alam is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UBD. He was formerly involved in Australian Research Council Discovery Project “Fostering pro-environment consciousness and practice: environmentalism, environmentality and environmental education in Indonesia” from 2014 to 2019.
His key interest in the area of international comparative education specifically situates in the current trend of global environmental education that has become a space for contemporary youth cultures and cultural capital modalities.
His PhD Dissertation “When Environment is Ours: Youth Environmentalism” received Research Higher Degree Award (Distinction) from the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
He attained M.Phil in Culture, Environment, and Sustainability from the University of Oslo, Norway and took up research fellowship at the Nordic Institute for Asian Studies (NIAS) at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark to undertake research in comparative biogas development in Nepal, China, India, and Pakistan during his study from 2010-2012.
In addition to writing articles and publishing in internationally reputed journals, he loves cooking (for himself) and weightlifting. His research profile can be viewed at https://expert.ubd.edu.bn/meredian.alam