Faculty Profile

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  • University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh House 56, Road 4/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209
  • MBA, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), USA

    BSc & BBA, Southwest Minnesota State University, USA 

Areas of Interest
Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Business, Strategy, Education.

Niaz Morshed Patwary

Assistant Professor


Niaz Morshed Patwary is an Assistant Professor and Research Associate at the Center for Enterprise and Society (CES). He is currently on leave and teaching/researching at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia as an Endeavour Fellow. In 2015, He was the recipient of the British Government’s Commonwealth Fellowship and taught in Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland. As the first Kiva Fellow from Bangladesh, He served in rural India in 2014. Earlier, he was awarded the Higher Education and Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) grant – joint project of The World Bank and University Grant Commission. In 2011, he was a visiting scholar in HEC Paris, France. Prior to joining academia, he worked for Ernst & Young, USA. he received my MBA in Strategy from Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) on a full scholarship. he graduated magna cum laude from Southwest Minnesota State University, USA, with valedictorian nomination, where he double majored in Computer Science and Business Administration. He has served as a Board Member for Carlson Net Impact and Lyon County American Red Cross, Minnesota, USA.

Research & Awards

Importance of Work Motivation on Entrepreneurial Intention. Funded by Australian Endeavour Fellowship Fund.
Discrimination Faced by Minority Entrepreneurs in Bangladesh. Funded by University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.


  • Endeavour Fellowship, Griffith University and UNSW, Australia. 2016,
  • Commonwealth Fellowship, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK. 2015.
  • Kiva Fellowship. Kiva Microfinance, San Francisco, USA. 2014.
  • HEQEP Grant Award. UGC and The World Bank. Bangladesh. 2012.
  • Visiting Scholar. HEC-Paris, France. 2011.







Courses Taught

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.

emk Since March, 2018, the University of ​Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is associated with the EMK Center as its management partner along with the American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka.