Faculty members of the Department of English

Name and Designation

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Academic Background

Research interest

Dr. Muhammed Shahriar Haque
Professor

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Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Malaya, Malaysia
MSS in Media and Communication
M.A. in English Language, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
M.A. in English, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
B.A. in English, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh

Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), Film & Media Studies, Teacher Education, Discourse of Advertising, Educational Technology

Dr. Moriam Quadir
Associate Professor

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Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics Hiroshima University, Japan.
M.A. in Applied Linguistics
Hiroshima University, Japan.
M.A. in English
Dhaka University
B.A. (Honors) in English
Dhaka University

L2 learners’ individual difference (ID), learner autonomy, innovative teaching approaches, and academic writing.

Dr. Farzana Akhter
Associate Professor & Chairperson

Dr Farzana Akhter
  • Ph.D. in English with a secondary emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition
    University of Arkansas, U.S.A.
  • M Phil. in English
    University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • M.A. in English Literature, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • B.A. in English, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rhetoric and Composition,
Contemporary Ethnic and Immigrant American Literature,
Globalization and mobility,
Diaspora and belongingness.

Shafiqur Rahman
Assistant Professor

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M.A. in English Literature, University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
M.A. in English Literature, University of Dhaka
B.A. (Hons) in English, University of Dhaka

Composition; Theories of Writing; Romantic Poetry; Nineteenth Century English Fiction; American literature especially the plays of Tennessee Williams and the poetry of William Carlos Williams.

Masrufa Ayesha Nusrat
Assistant Professor

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MA in English Studies,
University of Nottingham, UK
MA in English Literature,
University of Dhaka
BA (Hon’s) in English, University of Dhaka

Women Writing, Feminism, Translation, Cultural Studies, Colonial and Post-colonial Literature

Zohur Ahmed
Assistant Professor

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Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, India
M. A. in Teaching English as Second Language, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, India
Second Language Acquisition, Language Testing and Evaluation, ICT in language Education, Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis

Israt Jahan
Assistant Professor

Master of Arts in English Literature
Jahangirnagar University,
B.A. in English,
Jahangirnagar University

Postcolonial Literature, Critical Theory, Latin American Literature, American Literature

Mrs. Farzana Sharmin Pamela Islam
Assistant Professor

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Master of TESOL, Victoria University of Melbourne, Australia
B.A. in English, Dhaka University

Applied Linguistic (Discourse, Pragmatics, EFL, Sociolinguistics)

Tara Shankar Sinha
Senior Lecturer

Tara Shankar Sinha MA in TESL
(The English and Foreign Language University Hyderabad, India)
BA in English, (East West University)

Chowdhury Omar Sharif
Senior Lecturer
(On Leave)

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Masters of Arts in English Literature, Jahangirnagar University
B.A. (Hons.) in English, Jahangirnagar University

Indian Mythology, Indian Confessional Poetry, Anti-Shakespearean Theories, Postmodernism

Zahid Hossain
Senior Lecturer

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M.A. TESOL, Lancaster University, UK
M.A. in Applied Linguistics & ELT, Dhaka University
B.A. (Hons) in English, Dhaka University

Second Language Acquisition, Academic Writing, Corpus, Linguistics, Discourse Analysis

Farhana Zareen Bashar
Senior Lecturer

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Master of Arts in English, East West University
Bachelor of Arts in English, East West University
TEFL Certification, Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, Canada

Mohammad Hasan Jan
Senior Lecturer

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M.A. in English Literature, Jahangirnagar University
B.A. (Hons) in English, Jahangirnagar University

Ecocriticism, Postcolonial Theory and Literature, Cultural Studies

Mohammad Rejaul Karim
Senior Lecturer

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MA in TESOL, BRAC University
M.A. in English Literature, Chittagong University
B.A. (Hons) in English, Chittagong University

Teacher training and development
Use of technology in teaching Writing
Technology integration in foreign (second) language acquisition

Ariful Islam
Senior Lecturer

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M. A. in English Literature
(Jahangirnagar University)
B.A. (Hons) in English
(Jahangirnagar University)

African Literature, Postcolonial Literatures,
Cultural Studies, Film Studies,
Media Studies and Sufism

Shamima Akter Shanta
Senior Lecturer

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MA in ELT
University of Dhaka
B.A. (Hon’s) in English
University of Dhaka

Language change and cultural studies, Education policy and curriculum design, Recent changes in ELT methodology and its impact in Bangladeshi context.

Mohammed Mizanur Rashid
Senior Lecturer
(On Leave)

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MA in Literature in English and Cultural Studies,
Jahangirnagar University
BA (Hon’s) in English
(Jahangirnagar University)

Cultural Studies

Representation

Cyber Culture

Syeda Nadia Hasan
Senior Lecturer

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MA in English Literature,
Dhaka University
BA in English,
Dhaka University

American Literature
Cultural Studies
English Language Teaching

Syed Mahmudur Rahman
Senior Lecturer

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M.A. in English
(Jahangirnagar University)
B.A. (Hon’s) in English
(Jahangirnagar University)

Postcolonial Literature, Literature and Media, Cultural Studies

Shibly Azad
Senior Lecturer

Shibly Azad

M.A. in English
B.A. (Hon’s) in English

Mehnaz Tabassum
Lecturer
(Study Leave)

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M.A. in Literatures in English and Cultural Studies
(Jahangirnagar University)
B.A. (Hons.) in English Language and Literature
(Jahangirnagar University)

Cultural Studies
Feminist Theories
Studies in Violence, Mourning and Memory
Postmodern Spaces

Syeda Shabnam Mahmud
Lecturer

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MA in English (TESOL), North South University
BA (Hon’s) in English, National University

The Role of Culture in Teaching English.
The Role of Technology in ELT
Multiple Perspectives on Interaction.

Ms. Saifa Haque
Senior Lecturer

Saifa Haque

Naushin Nazifa Islam
Lecturer

Naushin Nazifa Islam

M.A. in Applied Linguistics & ELT
B.A. in Applied Linguistics & ELT

Ms. Khadijatul Kaminy
Lecturer

Khadijatul Kaminy MA in English
BA in English

Motiur Rahman
Lecturer

Motiur Rahman MA in English
BA in English

Muhammad Manzur Alam
Assistant Professor
(On Leave)

Manzur Alam MA in English Literature, University of Dhaka
BA (Hons.) in English, University of Dhaka
Postcolonial Theory and Literature; South Asian Writing in English; Ecocriticism; Psychoanalysis; American Literature; Cultural studies

Akhter Jahan
Assistant Professor

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M.A. in TESOL,
University of Lancaster, UK
M.A. in Applied Linguistics and ELT, University of Dhaka
B.A. (Hons.) in English, University of Dhaka

Second Language Acquisition (SLA),
English Language Teaching (ELT),
Material Development and
Teacher Education

Ms. Afia Arafat
Senior Lecturer
(On leave)

M.Phil. in English Literature
School of Critical Humanities
(Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, India)
MA in English Literature
(University of Dhaka)

Sonia Sharmin
Senior Lecturer

SoniaSharmin Ph.D. in TESOL, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant 2011- 2012, University of Georgia

M.A. in English Literature, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

B.A. in English, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Second Language Writing, Composition Studies, Postcolonial and Postmodern Theories, and American Literature

Nazua Idris
Senior Lecturer
(On leave)

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M.A. in English Literature
University of Dhaka
B.A. (Hons) in English
University of Dhaka

Postcolonial Literature
Film Studies
Cultural Studies
Teacher Education
Material Design

Tanzina Tahereen
Senior Lecturer
(On leave)

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M.A. in Applied Linguistics & ELT, Dhaka University
BA (Hon’s) in English, Dhaka University

Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, Typology, Language Change, Testing and Assessment,

Md. Tahamid Ar Rabbi
Senior Lecturer
(On leave)

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M.A in ELT,
Rajshahi University
B.A (Hons.) in English,
Rajshahi University

Syllabus and materials design,
Techniques of teaching language skills,
Second language acquisition

Ms. Sarah Zahed
Lecturer
(On leave)

MA in English, (East West University)
BA in English, (East West University)

Zahid Akter
Assistant Professor
(On leave)

Shakil Sharforaz Rabbi
Lecturer
(On leave)

Masters of Arts in English Literature
(University of Dhaka)
BA in English Literature
(Franklin and Marshall College)

Kaniz Fatema
Lecturer

Kaniz Fatema Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching (ELT)
University of Dhaka

Monisha Biswas
Lecturer

Monisha Masters in Applied Linguistics and ELT
BA in English Language Literature

Md. Shazed Ul Hoq Khan Abir
Lecturer

Md. Shazed Ul Hoq Khan Abir MA in English, Dhaka University
BA in English, Dhaka University

Farhana Islam
Lecturer

Farhana Islam
BA in English, East West University
MA in Englsih, East West University

Apala Biswas
Lecturer

Apala Biswas MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT, Dhaka University

Tamanna Sharmin Kabir
Lecturer

Tamanna Sharmin MA in Applied Linguistics and ELT, Dhaka University