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Md. Juel Rana
Md. Juel Rana

Dr. Md. Juel Rana is currently working as an assistant professor at the G.B. Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Earlier he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Korea University, Seoul, South Korea for a project entitled “India Policy Insights”. He was also a fellow at the Geographic Insights Lab, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, USA. He has another postdoctoral research experience from the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India for a project on data quality assessment of large-scale surveys in India. Before postdoctoral positions, he completed his M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Population Studies from the Center for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He has Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in Geography from the T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. He has another Master’s degree in Population Studies from the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai. He qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Geography.He also qualified NET in Population Studies. He published nearly thirty research papers in peer-reviewed journals with international repute, four book chapters, one book review, and a couple of short communications and media articles in the domain of population health and development. Moreover, he presented more than twenty research outcomes in national and international seminars and conferences in the country and abroad. He has volunteered to review research articles for around 25 international journals. He received five travel awards for attending international workshops and conferences abroad namely in the USA, South Africa, China, Indonesia, and Rwanda. He was awarded by the Population Association of America (PAA), the Asian Population Association (APA), the International Union for the Scientific Studyof Population (IUSSP), and the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP). He can be reached at jranajnu@gmail.com and mrana@hsph.harvard.edu.

 

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