Andaleeb obtained his bachelor’s in chemical engineering in 1976 and master’s in business administration in 1977 from University of New Hampshire. He then earned his Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989.
Andaleeb was a distinguished professor of marketing at the Sam and Irene Black School of Business, Pennsylvania State University – Erie, The Behrend College in the United States.Andaleeb’s research investigates the roles society, politics and business play in the economic growth of developing countries, particularly his native Bangladesh. For 10 years he has edited the Journal of Bangladesh Studies, a multidisciplinary periodical that reaches both policy makers in developing countries and top-tier research institutions, including Cambridge University, Princeton, Columbia, Berkeley, Cornell and Illinois. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Institute of Bangladesh Studies, a consortium of U.S. universities involved in research and promotion of educational exchange between the United States and Bangladesh.
“Life without liberty is like a body without spirit”