Areas of Interest
Public relations and strategic communication, media studies, risk and crisis management, health communication, environmental sustainability, youth empowerment and human services.
Habib is currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Studies and Journalism at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. He teaches Communication Campaigns, Issues and Crisis Communication, Conflict Management, Strategic Public Relations (PR), PR Research Methods, and Strategic Communication courses to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Habib obtained his Ph.D. in Public Relations (PR) from Griffith University, Australia. The research was undertaken to explore the use of PR, communicative, and media tools in organizing campaigns on health promotion and social development issues. He also possesses industry experience through his involvement as a PR and communication expert in the private sector, encompassing various communicative and media dimensions of an organization.
Habib has a keen interest in undertaking collaborative research on health communication, digital media, public relations, and social change issues, underscoring the world needs to be better prepared to respond to the risks and crises coming from different locations. He has published papers in international journals with scholars from different countries on health and community issues, while contributing voluntary support to ICA, IAMCR, and other international platforms as a reviewer for different intellectual productions. In his regular teaching and research activities, Habib is engaged in the conversation on how media and communication environment is shaped through the interplay of emerging technological, environmental, and societal changes.
1.Public relations, communication management, and media studies.
2.Research on health and crisis communication, digital media, community empowerment, and social change communication.
Ali, H. M. (2010).Data Collection on Victims of Human Trafficking:An Analysis of Various Sources, Journal of Human Security (Edited fromHuman Security Institute, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada, and published from RMIT University Press, Australia),Vol 6 No.1, 55-69.
Ali, H. M. (2011). The Debate on the Definition of Victim of Trafficking: A discussion from Victimological Point of View,Tokiwa Journal of Human Science, Victimology and Community Development (Published fromTokiwa University, Japan), Vol 5, 1-15.
Ali, H. M., & Roy, S.S. (2012). Examining Perceptions about Public Relations: A Study among Communication Scholars and Public Relations Practitioners in Bangladesh, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Relations (Published from University of Newcastle, Australia), Vol 13 No. 1, 45-55.
Ali, H. M., Boddy, J., O’Leary, P., & Ewart, J. (2016). Exploring the use of public relations in organising activism: Implications for addressing gender-based violence in the developing world, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Relations (Published from University of Newcastle, Australia), Vol 17 No. 2,
Invited by Rotary Club, Baridhara, Dhaka to give a lecture on Public Relations for Non-Profit Organisations in September 2014.
Reviewer at International Communication Association (ICA) in Public Relations section for the 2021 conference (ICA21), held online in May 2021.
Reviewer for the Journal of International Social Work, published from SAGE Publications.