About CARASS Director


Professor Dr. Shaikh Abdus Salam is currently  the Director of CARASS. He obtained his degree in Economics, Law and Mass Communication and Journalism from University of Dhaka.  He earned his  Ph D in Communication and Journalism from Poona University (India). He is teaching at Mass Communication and Journalism at Dhaka University since 1987. He served at the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism as its Chairman (2006-09) and was the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences (2009) at the University of Dhaka.

He served as a social worker with Terre Hommes (Netherlands), Dhaka. He was a Research Officer at the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Bangladesh. Dr. Salam worked with Bangladesh Association for Voluntary Sterilization (BAVS), Dhaka as its Director (IEC). He served the Press Institutes of Bangladesh (PIB) for 5 years as its Director General.

Now Dr. Salam is the Founder President of Dhaka University Mass Communication and Journalism Alumni Association (DUMCJAA) and Bangladesh Cricket Association for the Physically Challenged (BCAPC). He has 5 books and 30 research articles published in home and abroad in his credit. He contributes articles to the national newspapers of Bangladesh regularly.