Gowher Rizvi is a Bangladeshi historian, scholar and academic. Currently he is the International Affairs adviser to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Prior to that he was MacArthur Fellow in International Relations at Nuffield College, Oxford University. He was an editor of Contemporary South Asia and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He held various appointments at Oxford University, the University of Warwick, the University of Canterbury, Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Virginia. His publications cover the disciplines of history, international relations and public policy.