Clusters of Specialization

Name Scope Cluster leader
Development Communication Behavior Change Communication; Media advocacy; Social Mobilization; Strategic Communication; Communication Technology Assessment (CTA); Media-mapping; Dr. Sumon Rahman, Professor, Media Studies and Journalism, ULAB
Critical Global Health SRHR; Studies of Death and Dying; Hospital Ethnography; Palliative Care; Dr. Shahaduz Zaman, Reader, Brighton-Sussex School of Global Health, University of Sussex, UK
Development Studies Urban Poverty; Migration; RMG Studies; Governance; GBV Dr. Kazi Mahmudur Rahman, Associate Professor, Media Studies and Journalism, ULAB
Refugee and displacement Community wellbeing; Dr. Janaka Jayawickrama, Associate Professor, University of York, UK
Community Art Intervention Interactive Media; Human Installation; Community Theater; Documentary film; Photography; Animation Dr. Mia Perry, Senior Lecturer, Community Development and Art Education, University of Glasgow
Education planning Curriculum planning and design; pedagogic interventions; training workshops Dr. Mohammad Tareque Rahman, Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) ULAB
Marine Social Sciences Ocean Ethnography; Impact of Climate Change; Bay of Bengal; Ocean Literacy Mohammad Arju, Freelance Consultant
Rumor Studies and Fact-Checking Fake news and rumors; Fact-checking and data journalism; Social media literacy Dr. Sumon Rahman, Professor, Media Studies and Journalism, ULAB