Muntassir Mamoon (b. 1951) was born in Dhaka, did his M.A. and Ph.D from Dhaka University. Currently he is a professor in the Department of History, Dhaka University. He is eminently known as a historian and also a writer. He has written a number of. books in the different branches of literature. He is a recipient of many awards. Bangla Academy Award is one of them. His important research publications are: Unish Satake Purba-Banger Samaj, Festivals of Bangladesh, Smriti-Bismsritir Nagar-Dhaka, Inside Bureaucracy: Bangladesh (Coauthor) Struggle for Civil Society in Bangladesh (Co-author) and Unish Satake Bangladesher Sangbad Samyik patra (9 vol).