Nayma Qayum

Nayma Qayum

Assistant Professor and Chair, Asian Studies

Founders Hall G21
Monday & Thursday 3:00-4:00PM; Wednesday 10:30AM-11:30AM
nayma.qayum@mville.edu
1 (914) 323-1273

About Me

Nayma Qayum is an assistant professor in Asian studies. She also teaches for the international studies program. Her research interests include informal institutions, gender and development, poverty, and migration, with regional expertise in South Asia. Dr. Qayum has previously taught at the State University of New York at Geneseo, Pace University, and CUNY City College. She has held research positions at BRAC Bangladesh and UNDP NY.

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Current Courses
Contemporary South Asia
Armed Conflict
Introduction to Global Studies
Ballots, Bullets & Barricades
Poverty and Development in the Global South
The Making of Modern Asia
Professional History
Education
Ph.D., Graduate Center, City University of New York
M.Phil. , Graduate Center, City University of New York
M.A., City College, City University of New York
B.A., Colgate University