Dr. Tawhidul Islam aims at developing scholarship through understanding the problems as they are contingent to the physical and cultural context of the society. He is trained in Geography and uses tools such as GIS and remote sensing fusing with social theories like political ecology to address social, environmental, development problems. He obtained PhD from the University Of Durham (UK) under the Commonwealth scholarship program in 2007. Dr. Islam is currently teaching in the Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.