Dr Khan holds a PhD in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, and is Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Management at North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Canada.
Dr Khan has played a leading role in numerous international projects and initiatives on environmental policy and climate change, and is currently Project Director of a 6-year CIDA-funded Partnership Project with the University of Manitoba, Canada, on “Building Environmental Governance Capacity in Bangladesh.” His recent publications include a research report on “Crop Insurance as a Risk Management Strategy in Bangladesh” (Climate Change Cell, Dept. of Environment, Govt. of Bangladesh, Sept. 2009). A co-authored article entitled, “The Politics of Justice in International Adaptation Funding: Divisions in the Greenhouse,” is forthcoming in Global Environmental Politics. Finally, two books are forthcoming by the end of 2013: Power in a Warming Regime (co-authored with Timmons Roberts, MIT Press), and Toward a Binding Adaptation Regime- A Proposed Framework (Routledge).