Associate Professor Obaid Hamid

Associate Professor

School of Education
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
m.hamid@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56263

Overview

I received education in English literature, applied linguistics and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). I consider TESOL my home. My research has focused on the policy and practice of TESOL education in Asia. I am particularly interested in the role of English in individual mobility and social development. This interest has led me to examine English as a medium of instruction (EMI) policy and practice and its academic and social outcomes. I use qualitative, quantitative and textual data. My work is underpinned by critical perspectives, my multidisciplinary backgrounds and my life experiences as a confused transnational.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Ali, Md Maksud, Hardy, Ian, Hamid, M. Obaidul and Lingard, Bob (2024). Researching global policy trends through English-Language Education in a Global South context using Bourdieu's 'thinking tools'. The Bloomsbury handbook of Bourdieu and educational research. (pp. 305-317) edited by Garth Stahl, Guanglun Michael Mu, Pere Ayling and Elliot B. Weininger. London, United Kingdom: Bloomsbury Academic.

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul (2024). Fieldwork for language education research in rural Bangladesh: Ethical issues and dilemmas. Educational research practice in Southern contexts: Recentring, reframing and reimagining methodological canons. (pp. 172-186) London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Sultana, Shaila, Roshid, Mohammod Moninoor, Haider, Md. Zulfeqar and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2023). Sociolinguistics research in Bangladesh: Prologue and progress. Language in Society in Bangladesh and Beyond: Voices of the Unheard in the Global South. (pp. 1-20) New York, NY United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003304937-1

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul and Islam, Md. Wahidul (2023). Southern ways of English: Examining school websites in Bangladesh. Language in Society in Bangladesh and Beyond: Voices of the Unheard in the Global South. (pp. 254-270) New York, NY United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003304937-19

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul (2023). Fieldwork for language education research in rural Bangladesh: Ethical issues and dilemmas. Educational Research Practice in Southern Contexts: Recentring, Reframing and Reimagining Methodological Canons. (pp. 172-186) London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003355397-12

  • Amin, Md. Al and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2023). English as a medium of instruction and inequality: exploring private sector higher education in Bangladesh. Policies, politics, and ideologies of English-medium instruction in Asian universities: unsettling critical edges. (pp. 167-183) edited by Pramod K. Sah and Fan Fang. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.4324/9781003173120-15

  • Ali, Md Maksud and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2023). Economisation of the secondary English curriculum in Bangladesh. Local research and glocal perspectives in English language teaching . (pp. 81-94) edited by Rubina Khan, Ahmed Bashir, Bijoy Lal Basu and Md. Elias Uddin. Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-19-6458-9_6

  • Ali, Md. Maksud and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2023). Economisation of the Secondary English Curriculum in Bangladesh. Local research and glocal perspectives in English language teaching: teaching in changing times. (pp. 81-94) edited by Rubina Khan, Ahmed Bashir, Bijoy Lal Basu and Md. Elias Uddin. Singapore, Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore. doi: 10.1007/978-981-19-6458-9_6

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul and Mahmud, Rafsan (2023). The Dynamics of Private Tutoring and the English Language in Bangladesh. International Perspectives on English Private Tutoring. (pp. 95-112) Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-26817-5_6

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul and Ali, Md Maksud (2022). Language planning and education in Asia. Oxford research encyclopedia of education. (pp. 1-23) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1804

  • Wang, Lanting and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2022). Character education in higher education in the new era: from character to citizenship. Character education, meet the future. (pp. 191-213) edited by The Catholic University of Korea Anthropology Research Center. North Korea: Chankyu Lee.

  • Ali, Md. Maksud and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2022). Neoliberalism Shaping English Language Teaching in Bangladesh: A Critical Examination. Neoliberalization of English Language Policy in the Global South. (pp. 35-50) edited by Ali Jalalian Daghigh, Jariah Mohd Jan and Sheena Kaur. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-92353-2_3

  • Jahan, Iffat and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2022). Medium discourses and the construction of self and other in social media in postcolonial Bangladesh. Language, Education, and Identity: Medium in South Asia. (pp. 44-70) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Wijesekera, Harsha Dulari and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2022). The dynamics of bilingual education in post-conflict Sri Lanka. Multilingual education in South Asia: at the intersection of policy and practice. (pp. 4-25) edited by Lina Adinolfi, Usree Bhattacharya and Prem Phyak. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003158660-2

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul (2021). An autoethnography of a ‘Musafir’ life exploring English language education. The Routledge handbook of English language education in Bangladesh. (pp. 327-338) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429356803-21

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul and Ali, Md. Maksud (2021). Arabic as an early language learning provision in Bangladesh: policy perspectives. Early language learning policy in the 21st century: an international perspective. (pp. 131-149) edited by Subhan Zein and Maria R. Coady. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-76251-3_6

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul and Jahan, Iffat (2021). English in education in Bangladesh. The Routledge handbook of world Englishes. (pp. 194-215) edited by Andy Kirkpatrick. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003128755-14

  • Kirkpatrick, Robert and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2021). English languge education policy. Research Questions in Language Education and Applied Linguistics. (pp. 701-704) edited by Hassan Mohebbi and Christine Coombe. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-79143-8_122

  • Ali, Md. Maksud and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2020). English for human capital development. The Routledge Handbook of English Language Education in Bangladesh. (pp. 369-381) edited by Shaila Sultana, M. Moninoor Roshid, Md. Zulfeqar Haider, Mian Md. Naushaad Kabir and Mahmud Hasan Khan. New York, NY, United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429356803-24

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul and Hasan, Md Mahmudul (2020). Bangladeshi English. The handbook of Asian Englishes. (pp. 297-315) edited by Kingsley Bolton, Werner Botha and Andy Kirkpatrick. Hoboken, NJ, United States: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118791882.ch12

  • Hamid, Obaidul, Nguyen, Huong Thu, Vannguyen, Huy and Phan, T. T. Huyen (2019). Agency and language in-education policy in Vietnamese higher education. Researching agency in language policy and planning. (pp. 102-124) edited by Gregory Paul Glasgow and Jeremie Bouchard. New York, NY, United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429455841-6

  • Obaidul Hamid, M. and Rahman, Arifa (2019). Language in education policy in Bangladesh: a neoliberal turn?. The Routledge international handbook of language education policy in Asia. (pp. 382-398) edited by Andy Kirkpatrick and Anthony J. Liddicoat. London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315666235-27

  • Ali, Nor Liza and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2018). English-medium instruction and teacher agency in higher education: a case study. Un(intended) language planning in a globalising world: multiple levels of players at work. (pp. 234-250) edited by Phyllis Chew Chim Lian, Catherine Chua, Kerry Taylor-Leech and Colin Williams. Berlin: De Gruyter Open. doi: 10.1515/9783110518269-013

  • Baldauf, Richard B. Jr. and Hamid, M. Obaidul (2017). Language planning 'schools' and their approaches and methodologies. The language management approach: a focus on research methodology. (pp. 43-66) edited by Fairbrother, Lisa, Nekvapil, Jiri and Sloboda, Marian. Bern, Germany: Peter Lang.

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul and Erling, Elizabeth J. (2016). English-in-Education policy and planning in Bangladesh: a critical examination. English Language Education Policy in Asia. (pp. 25-48) edited by Robert Kirkpatrick. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-22464-0_2

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul (2016). The Politics of Language in Education in a Global Polity. The Handbook of Global Education Policy. (pp. 259-274) edited by Karen Mundy, Andy Green, Bob Lingard and Antoni Verger. Chichester, West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118468005.ch14

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul, Nguyen, Hoa Thi Mai and Baldauf Jr., Richard B. (2014). Medium of instruction in Asia: context, processes and outcomes. Language planning for medium of instruction in Asia. (pp. 1-15) edited by M. Obaidul Hamid, Hoa Thi Mai Nguyen and Richard B. Baldauf Jr.. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul, Jahan, Iffat and Islam, M. Monjural (2014). Medium of instruction policies and language practices, ideologies and institutional divides: voices of teachers and students in a private university in Bangladesh. Language planning for medium of instruction in Asia. (pp. 144-163) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul (2013). Fieldwork for language education research in rural Bangladesh: ethical issues and dilemmas. Ethics and academic freedom in educational research. (pp. 55-67) London, United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis. doi: 10.4324/9781315872711-5

  • Erling, E. J., Hamid, M. O. and Seargeant, P. (2013). Grassroots attitudes to English as a language for international development in Bangladesh. English and development: policy, pedagogy and globalization. (pp. 88-110) edited by Elizabeth J. Erling and Phillip Seargeant. Bristol, United Kingdom: Multilingual Matters.

  • Ali, Nor Liza, Hamid, M. Obaidul and Moni, Karen (2012). English in primary education in Malaysia: policies, outcomes and stakeholders' lived experiences. Language planning in primary schools in Asia. (pp. 43-62) edited by Richard B. Baldauf, Robert B. Kaplan, Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu and Pauline Bryant. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Hamid, M. Obaidul (2011). Planning for failure: English and language policy and planning in Bangladesh. Handbook of language and ethnic identity. Volume 2, The success-failure continuum in language and ethnic identity efforts. (pp. 192-203) edited by Joshua A. Fishman and Ofelia Garcia. New York, USA: Oxford University Press.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision