Faculty Members

Faculty Members





Areas of Specialization/Interest

Prof. Shamsad Mortuza


Acting Vice-Chancellor
Dean, School of Arts and Humanities

MA (University of Arizona, USA)
PhD (Birkbeck, University of London, UK)


Contemporary Poetry, Romanticism, Critical Theory, and American Literature

Prof. Kaiser Haq


MA (University of Dhaka,  Bangladesh)

PhD (University of Warwick, UK)


Modernism, Postcolonial Studies, Translation, Creative Writing

Prof. Syed Manzoorul Islam


MA (University of Dhaka,  Bangladesh)
PhD (Queen’s University, Canada)


Shakespeare, Modern Poetry and Fiction, Literary Theory, Postmodernism and Postcolonialism,  Translatology

Prof. Azfar Hussain

Summer Distinguished Professor

MA (Washington State University, USA)
PhD (Washington State University, USA)


Postcolonial Studies, Global Studies, Critical and Cultural Theory, Translation Studies, Creative Writing



Prof. Shaila Sultana


Adjunct Faculty and Advisor, Center for Language Studies

MA (King’s College, University of London, UK)

PhD (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia) 



Trans Approaches to Language and Identity, Sociology, Critical Geography, and the Historical and Sociocultural Significance of English in Postcolonial Countries

Arifa Ghani Rahman

Associate Professor
Head, Department of English and Humanities

MA (Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA)


Fiction, Online Teaching, Research and Writing, Editing, Translation

Dr. Sohana Manzoor

Associate Professor
Coordinator, MA in English

MPhil (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)
PhD (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA)


19th Century British Literature, Modernism, Feminism, Classical Literature

Dr. Tabassum Zaman

Associate Professor

MA (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)
PhD (National University of Singapore)


City and Urban Discursive Practices, Popular Culture, Literature and Interdisciplinary Studies

Nadia Rahman

Assistant Professor

MA (Chittagong University, Bangladesh)



Romanticism, Victorian Literature, British Drama, American Drama

Muntasir Mamun

Assistant Professor

MA (Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh)
MPhil (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)



Romanticism, Literary Theory

Dr. Syeda Farzana Sultana

Assistant Professor

MA (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)
PhD (University of Rochester, NY, USA)


ESOL Teacher Professional Development, Online Teacher Identity Development, Effective Online Course Design, Technology in Language Teaching, Academic Writing in ESOL Context, Curriculum Development

Towhidul Islam Khan

Senior Lecturer (On leave)

MA (University of Warwick, UK)


Culture, Media, Happiness Studies, Audience Studies, Arts and Development

Tanzia Siddiqua

Senior Lecturer

MA (North South University, Bangladesh)
MPhil (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)


Psycholinguistics, Pure Linguistics, Cognitive Science

Nishat Atiya Shoilee


MA (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)


Shakespeare, Postcolonialism, Romanticism, Cultural Studies, Literary Theories

Tasmia Mayen


MA (University of Sussex, UK)​

English Language and Linguistics, Research Methodology, Variation Study, SLA, Writing Rhetoric and Research Techniques

Sheikh Nahiyan


MA (BRAC University, Bangladesh)

Classroom Pedagogy, Second Language Teacher Education, Qualitative Research, English as a Second Language, World Englishes, Space, Language and Spatiality

Qazi  Mustabeen Noor


MA (McMaster University, Canada)


Creative Writing, Translation, Interpretation, Editing

Sumaiya Kabir


MA (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh)


Literature, Pop Culture

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