Skip to main content

Md Abdullah Al Mamun

A Student in Folklore, Development, Policy and Sustainability Studies

Professional Experience

2006 to date


Associate Professor, Folklore

Rajshahi University, Bangladesh

Associate Professor June 2017 to Date
Assistant Professor February 2009 to June 2017
Lecturer February 2006 to February 2009
Area of Teaching Tertiary level

2012 to 2017


Research Supervision at Masters level


I have supervised a few students’ research work below in partial fulfillment of requirements for their MSS degree in Folklore Studies:

  • Khaled Masud. (2018). Impact of Small Entrepreneurship on Sustainable Livelihood Assets of Folk-female in Rajshahi.
  • Saiful Islam. (2018). Assessment on Folk-farmers' Knowledge and Responses to Climate Change in Padma River-char of Rajshahi.
  • Md. Naiem Hossen. (2018). Dynamics of Climatic and Anthropogenic stressors in livelihoods of folk community at Padma River-char.
  • Ms. Tanny Rani Das. (2017). The Role of ‘Bonik’ Community to Reduce Unemployment Problems in Achieving Economic Development and Livelihoods of Folk People. (In Bangla)
  • Tagor Md Saleh. (2017). A Local Entrepreneurship of Health-friendly Folk Food: The Policy on Economic Development and Sustainable Livelihoods. (In Bangla)
  • Md Redwan Islam. (2013). The Folk Food of Sundargonj Sub-District: Prospect of Malnutrition and Poverty Reduction. (In Bangla)
  • Md Mizanur Rahman. (2013). The Utilization of Folklore in Agricultural Extension of Sadullapur Sub-District. (In Bangla)
  • Md. Ariful Islam. (2012). A Contextual Study to the Folk Fishermen of Charghat Sub-district. (In Bangla)
  • Ms. Nibedita Das. (2012). The Traditional Charok Worship of Chatmohor Sub-district: A Socio-Psychological Analysis. (In Bangla

2011 to 2012


Chief Coordinator of a Research Project on titled ‘Development of Folklore in Bangladesh’ at Bangla Academy, Dhaka


I have contributed on:

  • Conducting fieldwork at villages in Kurigram district of Bangladesh,
  • Preparing appropriate questionnaire and interviewed participants
  • Analysis of participant responses, d. Co-drafting one book in Bengali

2018 to 2019


Director of a Research Project of Social Science Faculty at RU on ‘the Interrelation of Traditional Life and Livelihoods of Potter: A Participatory Rural Appraisal’.


I have tried to do work along with Dr. Roton Kumar and our research team on:

  • Semi-structured interviews, Random Sampling, Participatory Observation, Mapping, Historical Timeline, Venn Diagram, Seasonal Calendar, Focus Group Discussion and Key Informants Interviews during the fieldwork at Narayanpur Palpara village in Naogaon district of Bangladesh
  • Preparing appropriate questionnaire and interviewed participants
  • Analysis of participant responses
  • Co-drafting one research report in Bengali
  • Prepared with direction and planning a digital documentary on the Interrelation of Traditional Life and Livelihoods of Potter in following PRA method.



Get in touch


Contact Info

  • +88 01711XXXXXX
  • mamun AT ru DOT ac DOT bd
  • Rajshahi University, Bangladesh

If you have any query please feel free to contact me via this email "mamun AT ru DOT ac DOT bd"