CQS Team Members

Din M. Sumon Rahman
Director

Dr. Sumon Rahman is a Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at ULAB and the director of the Office of Faculty Research and the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies (CQS). He is an esteemed media expert and a pioneer in the field of information literacy.

Dr. Rahman’s academic background is in Philosophy, Development Studies, and South Asian Studies, with a PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of Queensland, Australia. As a writer, he has published on popular culture, cultural studies, as well as works of literature.

 

 

Nasrin Jabin
Research Associate

Nasrin Jabin is a Research Associate at the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies (CQS). She completed her BSS and MSS from the department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Dhaka. Her areas of interest are international politics, development studies, and human rights.

 

 

Shuvashish Das Ray Dip
Research Assistant

Shuvashish Dip is a Research Assistant at the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies (CQS), ULAB. He completed his BSS from the Department of Media Studies & Journalism, ULAB. His responsibilities include debunking misinformation circulating on social media and assisting in the various research projects being undertaken at the center.

 

 

Atihar Autonu
Research Assistant

Atihar Autonu is a Research Assistant at the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies (CQS), ULAB. He completed his BSS from the Department of Media Studies & Journalism, ULAB. His research interests include organizational behavior and employee motiovation. He is currently working on the ERASMUS+ funded HARMONY project, alongside other research projects.

 

 

Aditi Sharif
Research Assistant

Aditi Sharif is a research intern at the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies. She completed her graduation and post-graduation from the University of Dhaka. Her areas of interest are Political Economy of Development, Gender Studies, and South Asian Studies. She is currently engaged in a qualitative study under the Knowing the Healthy Project, WHO, which focuses on identifying the facilitators, barriers, and requirements of delivering psychological intervention for maternal mental health through mobile phones in urban slums in Low and Middle-Income countries.

 

 

Mohammad Nazmul Akbar
Admin Assistant

Mohammad Nazmul Akbar is working as an Admin Assistant at the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies (CQS), ULAB. He completed BBA from the School of Business, IUB. His areas of expertise include attention to detail, communication, and people engagement.

 

 

Rahul Roy
System Analyst

Rahul Roy is a System Analyst at the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies, ULAB. He completed his BSc in Computer Science and Engineering from ULAB. His responsibilities revolve around web development, cybersecurity, and research work. His research interests include computational social science, data science, and machine learning.

 

 

 

Md. Tushar Khan
Research Intern

Tushar Khan is a Research Intern at the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies (CQS). He is currently pursuing his BSS from the department of Media Studies & Journalism at the University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh. His area of interest includes advocacy for healthcare rights and infrastructural development for marginalized communities, Media Information Literacy, and Women’s Rights. His responsibilities at CQS include debunking misinformation on social media and writing fact-checking reports.

 

 

Taranna Tabassum
Research Intern

Taranna Tabassum is a Research Intern at the Center for Critical and Qualitative Studies(CQS). She is currently pursuing her BSS from the department of Media Studies & Journalism at the University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh. She has a history of working with non-governmental organizations for development. She has a passion for working in communication, advocacy, research, and development.