Rakib Ahmed
Rakib Ahmed Associate Professor, Department of Journalism and Media Studies

PROFILE

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

I work as a full-time faculty member at the Department of Journalism and Media Studies in Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

I completed my four-year Bachelor's and one-year Master's programmes in Mass Communication and Journalism from the University of Dhaka. Besides, I did an MA in Development Studies (major in human rights, gender, and conflict studies) from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Before joining academia, I served Bangladesh's leading English language newspaper The Daily Star as a dedicated reporter.  

RESEARCH INTEREST

Journalism Practices, Media, and Development 

JOURNAL PAPER

Ahmed, Rakib, Restrictive Media Laws of Bangladesh: Its Impact on Freedom of Speech and Independent Journalism, Jahangirnagar University Journal of International Relations, X, pp.91-107, 2019.
Ahmed, Rakib, Freedom of Movement: A Constant Quest of the Stateless Rohingya, Jahangirnagar University Review, XXIX, Part C, pp.325-349, 2018.
Ahmed, Rakib, U.K. Mondal & N. Parvez, Patterns of Use and Dependency on Smartphone by the Bangladeshi Urban Youths, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Journalism and Media Studies, 03, pp.01-18, 2017.
Ahmed, Rakib, Rohingya Minority: Historical Exclusion and Refugee Journey, Clio Jahangirnagar University Journal of the Department of History, XXXVI, pp.219-241, 2019.
Ahmed, Rakib, “Facebook, a Potential Platform for Dissemination of Newsworthy Facts: A Study on the Shahbagh Movement 2013, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Journalism and Media Studies, 01, pp.69-84, 2014.

Teaching

Course Code Course Title Semester/Year
JMS 511 Environmental Journalism MSS
JMS 403 Specialised Reporting 4th Year BSS (Honours)
JMS 102 Concepts of Journalism 1st Year BSS (Honours)

Academic Info

Institute: International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Period: 2017-2018

Master of Arts in Development Studies (Major in Human Rights, Gender, & Conflict Studies)

Institute: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Period: 2008-2009

Master of Social Sciences in Mass Communication and Journalism 

Institute: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Period: 2004-2007

Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS) in Mass Communication and Journalism 

Experience

Organization: Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Position: Associate Professor
Period: 2020 to Present
Organization: Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Position: Assistant Professor
Period: 2015-2019
Organization: Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Position: Lecturer
Period: 2011-2015
Organization: The Daily Star, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Position: Reporter
Period: 2007-2012

Contact

Rakib Ahmed

Associate Professor
Department of Journalism and Media Studies
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +8801750707070
Work Phone: 880-2-7791045-51, 880-2-7791052
Email: rakibahmed@juniv.edu