Faculty Profile

  • MSS in Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Rajshahi

    BSS in Mass in Mass Communication, University of Rajshahi

    Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (New Media), Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, India

Areas of Interest
Cyberpsychology, Social Network Analysis, Communication Network Analysis, Social Interaction and Mental Health, Communication Disorder, Development Communication, Media Psychology, Big Data

Md. Aminul Islam

Adjunct Faculty

Overview

Aminul Islam has four years of experience in teaching at undergraduate and graduate level in Bangladesh’s reputed private universities like Varenedra University, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. He has also about five years of experience in journalism at reputed media organizations which include The Daily Star, Dhaka Tribune, daily sun, Independent Television Ltd. Currently, he is teaching at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism at the University of Liberal Art Bangladesh. He is also leading the Fact Watch at the Department.

Research & Awards

Current Projects:

  • An investigation into mental health problems of journalists in Bangladesh.
  • An investigation into mental health problems and social networks of parents with intellectually challenged children in Bangladesh.
  • Using without Knowing?: Exploration of Social Media Literacy in Bangladesh.
  • Social Network, Facebook use and Loneliness among University Students in Bangladesh.

 

Awards:

SAF-Madanjeet Singh scholarship for doing a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (New Media) at Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, India.

Publications

Books

Islam, A., Manobyo Jogagog (On Human Communication), Polol Prokashoni, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2016.

Islam, A.; Shibly, Din M, Sangbad Karkhanai Naya Jogajog Projukti (New Communication Technology in News Factory), Polol Prokashoni, Dhaka, 2017. 

Islam, A., Rahman, M., Siraj, S., Digital Divide among University Students in Bangladesh LAMBERT, Germany, 2013.

Islam A., Panday, P. K., Bangladesh-e Sangbadikota: Songabd Lekhar Shoili o Kathamo (Journalism in Bangladesh: Style and Structure of News Writing), Dhaka: Shrabon Publication, 2013.

Islam, A., Bangladesh-e Arthonoitik Unnayan-er Uthsa 1972-1990, (translation of Sources of Economic Growth in Bangladesh 1972-1990 by Munsurul A Khan), Dhaka: AH Development Publishing House, 2014

Islam, A., Unnayan Bhabna (translation of Ideas for Development by Robert Chambers), Dhaka: AH Development Publishing House, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2011.

Journal Articles

Islam MA. Making Sense of Data Journalism from Bangladesh Perspective. Global Media Journal 2018, 16:31.

Islam, A. Rahman, M. (2018). An Investigation into Features of News Websites in Bangladesh, World of Media: Journal of Russian Media and Journalism Studies, 2 (2018).

Islam, A., Kabir, E., Taufikuzzaman, M. (2018). "An Investigation into Respiratory Health Problems of Workers at Stone Crushing Industries in Bangladesh", Journal of Health Research, [Emerald Publishing Limited, 2586-940X], DOI: 10.1108/JHR-01-2018-017

Islam, A., Osmani, A.G. (2017): Does press freedom cause human development? Examining Bangladesh, Media Asia, [Routledge: Taylor & Francis Groups], DOI: 10.1080/01296612.2017.1365574

Islam, A., Haque, J., Awal, M.A., Rani, A., and Sazzad, J.,  Nurses' Knowledge About Management of Different Stages of Normal Labor in Bangladesh, The Malaysian Journal Of Nursing, 9 (2), October 2017, Pages 15-19

Islam, A., Rahman, M., A., Conceptual Analysis and Understanding of Press Freedom from Bangladesh Perspective, Global Media Journal, Spring 2016, 9 (1), p1-12. 12p.

Islam, A., Bangladesh-er Graamanchole Krishakder Majhe Tothya Probaher Shwarup (The Pattern of Information Flow among Rural Farmers in Bangladesh; Journal of Social Science [Dhaka University Studies Part -D], Part 6, Number 6, December 2012, pp 120-131

Islam, A., Source of and Awareness about Land Information among Farmers in Bangladesh: A study from a village in Northern Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), 2012, pp 101-111

Islam, A., Media Literacy: Bangladesh Perspective, in COMMUNICA: Journal of Communication and Media, Issue 03, May-June, 2009, pp. 31-37

Islam, A., Bangladesh-er Unnayan o Krishi: Gonomadhom-er Bhumika (The Development of Bangladesh and Agriculture: Role of Mass Media), in BJR: Bangladesh Journalism Review, Volume 4, Issue 6, September 2008, 22-25

Conference Proceedings

Islam , A., Rahman, M., Rahman, A. (2017). An investigation into mental health problems of journalist in Bangladesh, presented at the 5th Bangladesh Clinical Psychology Conference: Ensuring Quality Mental Health Care in 21st Century  Bangladesh, held between March 22-25, 2019 at Dhaka University,

Islam, A. Rahman A., (2018). Mental health problems and social networks of parents with intellectually challenged children in Bangladesh, presented at the 6th International Conference of SIVUS International to be held on 4th-5th October, 2018 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture Goalpark.

Islam, A., Quarmal, B. (2018). Online Journalism in Bangladesh: Prospects and Challenges, presented at the International Conference on Media, Communication and Journalism: Prospects and Challenges in Bangladesh and Beyond held between July 17 and July 19, 2018 at Chittagong University, Bangladesh.

Islam, A, & Asad, A. I, (2018). Regional Effects of Monetary Policy in Bangladesh: An Application of Vector Error Correction Model, presented in International Conference on Business and Sustainable Development (ICBSD) 2018, held on March  8-9, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Islam, A., Hossain A., Kamruzzaman, M., Khalek, M., A., Ali, M., A., (2017).  Forecasting Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Bangladesh Using Box Jenkins ARIMA Models, presented in the  International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biostatistics for Agriculture, Health and Environment held on January 20-

Islam, A, Mohammad Ali, H., (2009).  Democratic Communication and Potential of Internet: Bangladesh Perspective, Proceedings of the 5th International Students' Conference at Ibaraki University, Mito, Japan, 07-08 Nov, 2009, pp 30-33. 

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.