Dr. Muhammad Asadullah is an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina’s Department of Justice Studies. Prior to joining UofR, he taught at Simon Fraser University, the University of the Fraser Valley, and Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He completed his PhD as well as a Masters in Criminology from Simon Fraser University, Canada. He also holds a Masters in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University, USA.

He is the recipient of multiple awards and scholarships, including Contemplative Social Justice Scholar Award, ACJS Doctoral Fellowship Award, C.D. Nelson Memorial Award, Liz Elliott Memorial Graduate Scholarship, President’s PhD Scholarship, Provost Prize of Distinction, and Law Foundation Scholarship in Restorative Justice. Currently, he serves as a board member of the Salish Sea Empathy Society. He is also on the Advisory Committee of Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Restorative Justice. Previously, he was on the board of the Vancouver Association for Restorative Justice and the Communities Embracing Restorative Action.

Asadullah is a certified Nonviolent Communication (NVC) trainer and offers workshops on compassionate communication, self-empathy, and contemplative practice in community, prison, and academic settings. To showcase his work, Asadullah has participated in a number of international trainings and conferences in Bangladesh, Canada, China, Italy, Malaysia, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, UK and the USA.

This profile was last updated February 17, 2020