Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur is named after a legendary woman scholar Rokeya Shakhwat Hossain who pioneered and promoted female emancipation as well as the advancement of men in the subcontinent. Keeping the vision of Rokeya Shakhwat Hossain in mind and the view to coping up and gaining equality with the advanced world in various fields of higher education, research and study in national and international domain, the Department of Women and Gender Studies was established in 2011 at this university.

Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur is the second university in Bangladesh which is offering Bachelor of Social Sciences degree on a discipline like Women and Gender Studies, under the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University. The Department also offers Master of Social Sciences degree on this particular discipline. The academic program of the department is cautiously designed and developed with a view to ramifying prevailing gender discriminations, and blending of theories with real life situations considering the prospects of employment opportunities in Bangladesh. The discipline imparts both theoretical and empirical knowledge to the students for higher degrees at home and abroad.

Offering Degrees

  1. Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS)
  2. Master of Social Sciences (MSS)

Head of The Department


Md. Humayun Kabir
BSS & MSS, DU and MA, EUR, The Netherlands
Assistant Professor
Department of Women and Gender Studies

Office:
Room: 407
Academic Building-1
E-mail: wgs-office AT brur.ac.bd

Faculty Members


Md. Humayun Kabir
Assistant Professor (BSS & MSS, DU and MA, EUR, The Netherlands)

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Contact:+88 01719-489060



Mir Tamanna Siddika
Assistant Professor (BSS & MSS, DU) 

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Md. Delwar Hossain
Assistant Professor (BSS, MSS and MPhil, RU)

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Marufa Rahman
Assistant Professor (BSS & MSS, DU)

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Sajal Roy
Lecturer
(MSS, DU; MPhil, Norway and PhD Scholar, WSU, Australia)
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Contact:+88 01716-840849


Zarin Yesmin Chaity
Lecturer (BSS & MSS, DU) 

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Contact:+88 01924-793022


Kuntala Chowdhury
Lecturer (BSS & MSS, DU)

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Contact:+88 01734-800880

Staffs

Name
Designation
Contact
Email
Mst. Khalida Akter Sharmin
Section Officer (Grade-2)
+88 01739-949570

Md. Sohan Miah
Office Assistant Cum Computer Operator
+88 01739-688287   
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Md. Asadul Haque Seminar Assistant +8801738-174296
Md. Robiul Hasan M. L. S. S +8801722-079496
Mst. Kamrunnahar Seminar Attendant +8801686-389110

Last Updated (Tuesday, 07 February 2017 17:39)