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Zebun Ahmed, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement
School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

530 College Hall
Phone: 412.396.4022


Ph.D., Administrative and Policy Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 1997
M.A., Sociology, University of Pittsburgh, 1987
M.S.S., Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1984
B.S.S., Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1981

In addition to teaching at Duquesne University, Dr. Ahmed is a visiting professor in the department of Sociology at North South University as well as at Independent University in Bangladesh. During the summer, she visits Bangladesh and teaches a wide array of sociology courses at different universities.

In her free time, she enjoy teachings, reading, gardening, music, and organizing events.

  • Survey of Sociology
  • Global Sociology
  • Social Problems
  • Women in Developing Countries
  • Family Systems in America
  • Gender and Development
  • Contemporary Issues in Gender Relationships

Dr. Ahmed wrote a chapter for The Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, VI on Vocational Education for Women in South Asia.

She also wrote a chapter for a book entitled, Mapping Rural Women's Perspectives on Nonformal Education Experiences In Comparative Education Reader edited by Edward R. Beauchamp. New York: Routledge Falmer.