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BiographyRukhsana Ahmed

I am Associate Professor & Chair in the Department of Communication, University at Albany, SUNY, USA.

I am Faculty Affiliate with the Information Science PhD Program, University at Albany, SUNY, USA.

College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

I am Adjunct Professor in the Department of Communication, University of Ottawa, Canada.

I am also Affiliate Faculty with the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies, Electronic Business Programs, Population Health Ph.D. Program, and the Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP), University of Ottawa, Canada.

I am Research Associate at the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, University at Albany, SUNY, USA, and External Researcher at the Institute of Communication and Health (ICH), University of Lugano, Switzerland.

Education

  • Ph.D. (2007) in Communication Studies, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA.
    Primary Area: Health Communication
    Secondary Area: Interpersonal and Organizational Communication
  • M.A. (2005) in Communication Studies, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA.
    Primary Area: Health Communication
  • Ph.D. Student (2001-2003) in Political Science, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA.
    Major: International Relations, Comparative Politics
    Minor: Political Theory
  • M.A. (2000) in International Development Studies, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA.
  • B.S.S. (Hons.) (1995) in International Relations, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.