Faculty Profile

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  • School of Arts and Humanities
    University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
    House 56, Road 4/A
    Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209
  • PhD, English Literature
    Birkbeck College, University of London

    Master's in American Indian/Native American Studies
    University of Arizona, USA

Areas of Interest

Prof. Shamsad Mortuza, PhD

Professor & Head


Professor Shamsad Mortuza has over 22 years of teaching experience. He has been with ULAB for over since September, 2013 as an Advisor of the English and Humanities Department. Dr. Mortuza is a professor (on leave) of English Department at the University of Dhaka. Prior to joining ULAB, he has taught at many universities including his alma mater Jahangirnagar University, where he was the Chair of the Department of English between 2005 and 2008. As a Fulbright scholar, Dr. Mortuza pursued his second MA in American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona. For his PhD, he attended Birkbeck College, University of London. His doctoral dissertation "The Figure of the Shaman in Contemporary British Poetry" was published by Cambridge Scholars Publishers in 2013. Dr. Mortuza also completed his CELTA from St. Giles College, London. In 2013, he went to UCLA as a Fulbright senior visiting postdoctoral fellow to conduct his research on occultism. He has published numerous articles and book chapter in reputed national and international journals.

Research & Awards


The Universityof Liberal Arts Bangladesh and its curricula are accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.