Prof. Dr. NHM Abu Bakar (Bangladesh, Muslim)
Prof. Dr. NHM Abu Bakar is a Retired Professor of Philosophy, University of Chittagong and currently works as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Islamic Studies, Southern University Bangladesh. He completed his PhD on Historiography of Philosophy from Rabindra Bharati University, India in 1996. His published works are largely confined to theology, history and methodology.
From his student life, he was an interreligious activist and passionate about different multireligious issues. To date, he has been involved in various academic and interreligious projects. He is the Secretary General of RFP Bangladesh Chapter since 2018. He was awarded honorary citizenship by the Mayor of Louisville City County, Kentucky, during his USA visit, in 2008 for his contributions to the interfaith arena.