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  • University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh House 56, Road 4/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209
  • Master of Arts, Cinema Studies, New York University, 2002.

    Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts, St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD, 1994.

Areas of Interest
Bangladeshi Cinema, Indian Cinema, Education Management, Communication, Marketing, Graphic Design

Juditha Ohlmacher

Assistant Professor


Juditha Ohlmacher is a Communications Specialist who is currently the Advisor, Communications and Student Affairs at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB).

She currently oversees the marketing and public relations strategies for ULAB, by coordinating internal and external communications with students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders.

In 2014, she set up the first ever fully-fledged, Student Affairs Office to cater to needs of students, including a wide range of academic, legal, and mental health concerns. She has developed university-wide policies on sexual harassment, confidentiality, bullying, and drug abuse, among others.

Ms. Ohlmacher's research and teaching interests lie in Bangladeshi cinema and media. In addition, she is a classically trained Bharata Natyam dancer who has performed at Dhaka University, the National Museum and Shilpakala Academy.

She has an M.A. in Cinema Studies from New York University, and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from St. John's College, USA.

Research & Awards



Ohlmacher, J., & Pervez, A. "Negotiating Identity: Islam in the Films of Tareque and Catherine Masud." In Shoesmith, B., & Genilo, J. W. R. (Eds.). (2013). Bangladesh's Changing Mediascape: From State Control to Market Forces.

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Newspaper & Magazines

Ohlmacher, J. "Bangladesh on the Big Screen: Remembering Filmmaker Tareque Masud." August 31, 2011. Newsweek.

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The University of 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.

emk Since March, 2018, the University of ​Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is associated with the EMK Center as its management partner along with the American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka.