Profile of Syed Mahfujul Haque Marjan

... Name Syed Mahfujul Haque Marjan
Designation Lecturer
Last Degree M.S.S (DU)
   

Masters of Social Science (2010-2011)

Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University of Dhaka

1st Class

Bachelor of Social Science (2006-2010) 

Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University of Dhaka

1st Class

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Lecturer, Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; August, 2014-till date
  • Assistant House Tutor, Bijoy Ekattor Hall (One of the Largest Dormitories of the University), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; July, 2015- till date
  • Guest Faculty, Police Staff College Bangladesh;
  • Guest Faculty, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh;
  • Lecturer, Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Daffodil International University; January, 2013- August, 2014

 

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE:

Reporter- Ekattor Television; November, 2011-January, 2013 (Reporting Orientation-Crime, Information and Communication Technology and Communication)

Mobile News Producer (Freelancer)- BBC Bengali Service- November,2010- January,2016

Feature Reporter- Daily Kaler Kantho; July, 2009-October, 2011

Feature Reporter- Daily Sangbad; March, 2006-June, 2009

  • Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque; Hannan, M.A. and Zaman, Maria, Cyber Crime and Protection of Personnel. ( Under Review)
  • Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque and Jafrin, Nusrat, Crime Trend and Population Growth in Bangladesh, ( Under Review)
  • Salam, Shaikh Abdus and Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque, Understanding the Pattern of Cell Phone Use: A Study on Dhaka University Students, Social Science Review, Volume 33, Number 2, December 2015, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of  Dhaka.   
  • Salam, Shaikh Abdus and Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque, Union Information Centers in Rural Bangladesh: A Study on Users’ Perception; The Dhaka University Studies, Volume 69, Number 2, December 2012, University of  Dhaka.
  • Islam, Sheikh Mohammad Shafiul and  Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque, Tendency of TV News Coverage in Bangladesh, Daffodil International University Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, July, 2013

COURSES TAUGHT:

Introduction to Policing

Organized Crime and Corruption

Criminal Investigation

Penology and Correction

Bangladesh Affairs   

Introduction to Forensic Science

Women, Crime and Social Policy

Media and the Law

 

SYLLABUS MODERATOR OF THE COURSE:

Introduction to Policing

Criminal Investigation: Methods and Techniques

Local and International Terrorism

Organized Crime and Corruption 

Cyber Crime

Police Management and Administration

Crime, Media and Violence

Cultural Criminology

  • Dr Sitara Parvin Memorial Award for the extraordinary result in BSS (Honors) Examination.  
  • Dhaka University Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall Scholarship for the extraordinary result in MSS (Masters) Examination.    
  • Best Foreign Participant of Youth Camp for Asia’s Future, 2009 held in the Republic of Korea, organized by the govt. of the Republic of Korea. 
  • KPB High School Award for the extraordinary result in class 9 and 10. 
  • Terrorism-Terrorism, Causes of Terrorism, Theological Basement of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Cyber Jihad 
  • Policing- Job Stress, Police Reform, Police Corruption, Politics and Management Issues, Crisis Management, Victims’ Support
  • Media and Crime-Representation of Crime, Violence and Children, Theorizing Crime and Media, Public Relations of Law Enforcement Agencies, Role of Media in Combating Terrorism  
  • Juvenile Delinquency- Young Offenders’ Crime, Young Offenders’ Correction, Correction Center, Youth Gang   

COURSES TAUGHT:

Introduction to Policing

Organized Crime and Corruption

Criminal Investigation

Penology and Correction

Bangladesh Affairs   

Introduction to Forensic Science

Women, Crime and Social Policy

Media and the Law

 

SYLLABUS MODERATOR OF THE COURSE:

Introduction to Policing

Criminal Investigation: Methods and Techniques

Local and International Terrorism

Organized Crime and Corruption 

Cyber Crime

Police Management and Administration

Crime, Media and Violence

Cultural Criminology

Syed Mahfujul Haque Marjan, Faculty Member of Criminology                                                          

University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh    

Email: marjan@du.ac.bd URL: www.criminology.ac.bd                                                    

Cell Phone: 01914189959, 01534245110


EDUCATION:

Masters of Social Science (2010-2011)

Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University of Dhaka

1st Class

Bachelor of Social Science (2006-2010) Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, University of Dhaka

1st Class

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Lecturer, Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; August, 2014-till date
  • Assistant House Tutor, Bijoy Ekattor Hall (One of the Largest Dormitories of the University), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; July, 2015- till date
  • Guest Faculty, Police Staff College Bangladesh;
  • Guest Faculty, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh;
  • Lecturer, Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Daffodil International University; January, 2013- August, 2014

 

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE:

Reporter- Ekattor Television; November, 2011-January, 2013 (Reporting Orientation-Crime, Information and Communication Technology and Communication)

Mobile News Producer (Freelancer)- BBC Bengali Service- November,2010- January,2016

Feature Reporter- Daily Kaler Kantho; July, 2009-October, 2011

Feature Reporter- Daily Sangbad; March, 2006-June, 2009

 

ARTICLE PUBLISHED or UNDER PROCESS OF PUBLICATION:

  • Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque; Hannan, M.A. and Zaman, Maria, Cyber Crime and Protection of Personnel. ( Under Review)
  • Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque and Jafrin, Nusrat, Crime Trend and Population Growth in Bangladesh, ( Under Review)
  • Salam, Shaikh Abdus and Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque, Understanding the Pattern of Cell Phone Use: A Study on Dhaka University Students, Social Science Review, Volume 33, Number 2, December 2015, The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of  Dhaka.   
  • Salam, Shaikh Abdus and Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque, Union Information Centers in Rural Bangladesh: A Study on Users’ Perception; The Dhaka University Studies, Volume 69, Number 2, December 2012, University of  Dhaka.
  • Islam, Sheikh Mohammad Shafiul and  Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque, Tendency of TV News Coverage in Bangladesh, Daffodil International University Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 1, No. 1, July, 2013

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

  • Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque (2016) al-Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent Twitter Account of Ansar Bangla Team (Bangladesh Branch of): Content and Enchantment, The Third International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology, Goa, India. Conference Proceedings Link  
  • Marjan, Syed Mahfujul Haque (2016) The 18th World Congress of Criminology, Haryana, India.Al Qaeda versus Islamic State (IS): Perspective Bangladesh 

 

REVIEWER/EDITORIAL DUTIES

  • Project Evaluation Committee, Technology-Based Crime: Problems and Recommendations for Bangladesh Police, Supported by Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Dhaka.  
  • Journal of Terrorism Research, Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom. 
  • Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Overcoming Violence against Women (Book), edited by Halder, Debarati, Jaishankar, K.

 

MENTORING EXPERIENCE

  • Custodial Violence and Deaths in Bangladesh (January – September 2016) 
  • Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Bangladesh: a Study on University Students   
  • Sexual Harassment against Women in Public Transport: Understanding the Phenomenon from Dhaka University Part-Time Working Students’ Perspective
  • A Study on Drug Addiction and Its Impact on Youths in Jamalpur Sadar Thana

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Terrorism-Terrorism, Causes of Terrorism, Theological Basement of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Cyber Jihad 
  • Policing- Job Stress, Police Reform, Police Corruption, Politics and Management Issues, Crisis Management, Victims’ Support
  •  Media and Crime-Representation of Crime, Violence and Children, Theorizing Crime and Media, Public Relations of Law Enforcement Agencies, Role of Media in Combating Terrorism  
  • Juvenile Delinquency- Young Offenders’ Crime, Young Offenders’ Correction, Correction Center, Youth Gang   

 

CONDUCTED RESEARCH or ONGOING RESEARCH

  • Representation of Terrorism News in Bangladeshi Newspaper
  • Study on the Investigation of Homicide in Selected Police Stations of Dhaka
  • Study on the Application of Forensic Science among the Police Officers in Dhaka
  • Study on the Adoption of Community Policing in Selected Police Stations of Dhaka

 

RESEARCH GRANTS:    

2016

Team Member, Crime Trends in Dhaka City. Supported by, Dhaka Metropolitan Police, Amount-0.80 Million Bangladeshi Taka. 

2015

Principal Researcher, Representation of Violence of Women in Bangladeshi Cinema: A Study on Viewers and Offenders. Supported by, Ministry of Information, Government of Bangladesh. Amount-0.05 Million Bangladeshi Taka.

2014

Co-Investigator, Union Information Centers in Rural Bangladesh: A Study on Urban and Peri Urban Area. Supported by, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh. Amount- 0.70 Million Bangladeshi Taka. 

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

Introduction to Policing

Organized Crime and Corruption

Criminal Investigation

Penology and Correction

Bangladesh Affairs   

Introduction to Forensic Science

Women, Crime and Social Policy

Media and the Law

 

SYLLABUS MODERATOR OF THE COURSE:

Introduction to Policing

Criminal Investigation: Methods and Techniques

Local and International Terrorism

Organized Crime and Corruption 

Cyber Crime

Police Management and Administration

Crime, Media and Violence

Cultural Criminology

 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:

  • Sports Teacher, Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka. 
  • Moderator, Daffodil International University Communication Club, 2013-2014.
  • Class Representative, Batch 2005-2006, Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, 2006 to 2011.
  • Scout Leader, Kadamtala Purbo Bashabo High School, 2000 to 2002.

 

WORKSHOP/TRAINING/SEMINAR PARTICIPATION:

  • Workshop on Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science, Organized by Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Bangladesh.
  • International Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism and Addressing Youth Radicalization, Organized by Police Staff College Bangladesh.
  • Research Paradigms and Advanced Methodology in Arts and Social Sciences, Organized by Center for Advanced Research in Arts and Social Sciences, University of Dhaka.   
  • Training for Trainers (ToT) in Facilitation Skills and Planning for the Faculty Members of the Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka. 
  • Understanding Cyber Crime for the Faculty Members of the Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka. 
  • Academic Writing Workshop, Organized by Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Dhaka
  • Induction Workshop, Organized by Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CoETL), University of Dhaka

 

HONOR and AWARDS:

  • Dr Sitara Parvin Memorial Award for the extraordinary result in BSS (Honors) Examination.  
  • Dhaka University Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall Scholarship for the extraordinary result in MSS (Masters) Examination.    
  • Best Foreign Participant of Youth Camp for Asia’s Future, 2009 held in the Republic of Korea, organized by the govt. of the Republic of Korea. 
  • KPB High School Award for the extraordinary result in class 9 and 10. 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE:

Member, Academic Committee, Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka.

Syllabus Modernization and Upgradation Committee, Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka.

Member, Bijoy Ekattor Hall Cleanliness and Canteen Committee, University of Dhaka.  

External Examiner, Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Bangladesh.

External Examiner, Masters in Criminology and Police Management, Police Staff College Bangladesh.

External Examiner, Department of Criminology and Police Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University.

 

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP:

Dhaka University Mass Communication and Journalism Alumni Association.

Dhaka University Alumni Association.

Dhaka University Club.

 

PUBLIC TALK:

Give expert opinion on crime and socio-political issues in different TV channels. Some of them are-

2017a

  • Talk Show on Juvenile Delinquency in Bangladesh on ATN News. Link

2017b

  • Talk Show on the Rise of Youth Extremism in Bangladesh on ATN News.  Link

2016a

  • Talk Show on Extremism in Bangladesh on ATN News News Hour Xtra. Link

 

POPULAR PUBLICATIONS:

2018a

  • Article on the Future Trend of Terrorism in Bangladesh for 2018. Link 

2018b

  • Article on the War on Drugs and Human Rights Violation in Bangladesh for 2018. Link 

2018c

  • Article on Extrajudicial Killings by Law Enforcement Agencies in Bangladesh. Link  

2018d

  • Article on Formaultating Counter Terrorism Strategy in Bangladesh. Link  

2017a

  • Article on the Anniversary of Holey Artisan Bakery Attack in Dhaka by ISIS. Link

2017b

  • Article on Colonial Laws and Bangladesh Police. Link

2017c

  • Article on Role of Bangladesh Police in Counter Terrorism, Special Edition of the Detective Magazine for Bangladesh Police Week, 2017.  Published by Bangladesh Police. Link

2017d

  • Article on Community Policing and Humanistic Policing from the Perspective of Bangladesh Link  

2016a

  • Article on Importance of Interpersonal Skills for the Members of Bangladesh Police. Link

 2016b

  • Article on Counter-Terrorism Strategy for Bangladesh. Link

2015a

  • Article on Mass Surveillance by the Bangladesh Government. Link

2015b

  • Article on Blogger Killings by ISIS Supporters in Bangladesh. Link