SHAFIQUR RAHMAN

  PROFESSOR/ COORDINATOR OF JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATIONS

Office


Turner Hall A Wing 275A
Campus PO Box:
Phone: 803-536-8787
Fax:
E-mail:srahman@scsu.edu


Educational Background


1987 Ph.D in Communications, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC. Canada 1981-83: Taught Communications & Sociology, Chittagong University 1978-79 Internship/Training Diploma, Communication Policy & Planning, East West Communication and Culture Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii. 1981-83) Taught Communications and Sociology at Chittagong University 1973 M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications, Dhaka University 1968 M.A. in Sociology, Dhaka University. 1967 B.A. Honors, Sociology, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.

Research Interests


Mass Media Analysis, Challenges in and by New Social Media, Media Management, Journalism and Media Education and Education Management, Student Internet and Social Media Use, Media and the Minorities, Political Economy of Organizations, Communications and Bureaucracy, International, Intercultural Communications, Third World Communication Systems, Education and Development, Asian and African Media Systems and The First Amendment and Freedom of Speech and Press in the Third World Countries. .

Research Activities
Selected Publications
Teaching



Research Activities 

2013 Research Paper Presentation on "Can Traditional Print and Broadcast Media Survive the Challenges of New Dynamic Social Media?" FOBANA Conference, August, 2013, Atlanta, GA 2012 Paper Presented on Media, Democracy and Crime Reporting: Some Critical Dynamics, at the Second International Conference of Bangladesh Criminology Society, Dhaka University Teacher-Student Center, 4 January, 2012 2011 Paper presented in ICSD International Conference on Good Governance: Building Knowledge for Social Development Worldwide: Media, Democracy and Globalization: Dynamics of Social Bridge Building, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2011 2010 Paper sent on Media, Democracy and Globalization for ABC: American-Bangladesh-Canadian Convention, Jamaica, NY July, 2010 2010 USDA-1890 Research and Extension Communication Outreach Project (RECOP): Disseminating Outcomes to University Community and Other Stakeholders, USDA Capacity Building Grant Administration, Washington, DC 2009 SCSU Communications Major B.A. Degree Program Curriculum Proposal 2007-08 WSSB-FM Public Radio Assessment and Improvement Plan, SCSU, Orangeburg, 2006 Communications (Jour/Broadcast/Pub. Relations) Minors Curriculum 2006 CPB Digital Transmitter Conversion Grant ($151,000) for WSSB 2003-13 BBC and VOA Presidential Election, Political and Economic Commentator 2000 Interactive Media, Radio and Television in Bangladesh, THIKANA, NY

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Teaching 

Mass Communications, Media and Society, News Writing and Reporting, Public Communication and Public Relations, Pub Com Campaign, Minority Press, The Black Press, Television Theories, Television Production, Understanding Television, Video Making, Media Law and Ethics, Field and Qualitative Methods in Communication Research, Advertising, (Future Teaching Interests: International, Intercultural and Development Communications, and Comparative Communication, and Asian and African Media Systems. 2005-Present Professor (Tenured) and Cord/Director, Communications Program South Carolina State University (SCSU), Orangeburg, SC Adjunct Prof. Mass Comm. Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC 1987-2004 Assistant, Associate and Full Professor and Chair, Department of Communications, General Manager, WPRL-FM and ASU Cable TV 13 Alcorn State University, Mississippi Director, US-DOE Title III Communications Accrediting Project Director, Media Literacy Project, and Student Computer-Use Project Director, CPB-CSG Grant for WPRL-FM, The Red River Video Project.

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