Visiting & Regular Faculty
Dr. Shahnaj Husne Jahan Leena is a professor and director of the Center for Archaeological Studies at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. She is involved in teaching and research in the field of art history, culture and archaeology of South and Southeast Asia. She completed MA in Islamic Art & Archaeology from the Department of Islamic History & Culture, University of Dhaka in 1991. She completed her M. Phil degree in 1997 and doctoral research in 2004, both from the Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology in Deccan College Post-graduate and Research Institute, Pune, India.
She is the author of Excavating Waves and Winds of (Ex)change: A Study of Maritime Trade in Early Bengal and editor of Abhijñan: Studies in South Asian Archaeology and Art History of Artefacts. She has also prepared a Cumulative Index to the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh: 1956-2005, which was published by the Asiatic Society of Bangladesh in 2005. Besides, she has a number of research articles on archaeology and art history published in renowned journals and edited books at home and abroad to her credit. Currently she is a consultant of display design team of the Liberation War Museum, Agargaon, Dhaka.