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AAMS Arefin Siddique

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Residence  Bangladesh
Role  University Professor
Title  Vice Chancellor
Employer  University of Dhaka

Religion  Islam
Education  University of Mysore
Name  AAMS Siddique
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Born  October 23, 1953 (age 62) (1953-10-23)
Occupation  Professor, University of Dhaka
Known for  Professor, Mass Communication & Journalism; Present VC of Dhaka University
Term  January 15, 2009 - Present

Predecessor  Syed Mohammad Abul Faiz

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Abu Ahsan Mohammad Shamsul Arefin Siddique (born 26 October 1953) is a Bangladeshi academic who served as the 27th vice-chancellor of the University of Dhaka during 2009–2017.


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Early life and education

Siddique was born in Dhaka. He completed his BA and MA degree from Dhaka College when it was an affiliated college under the University of Dhaka. Then he moved to the University of Dhaka and obtained Master of Arts in mass communication and journalism degree in 1975. He earned his Ph.D. degree in televised teaching in 1985 from the University of Mysore in India.


Siddique's academic career at the University of Dhaka spans over 35 years. His areas of concentrations are interpersonal communication and instructional communication.

Before assuming the position of the vice-chancellor, Siddique was in the Dhaka University Senate and Syndicate for many years as an elected member of the teaching faculty. He was also the president and general secretary of the Dhaka University Teachers’ Association (DUTA) for several terms. He has served on many national committees concerned with education, broadcasting, and culture. He has been the chairman of the Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, member of the Bangladesh Press Institute, chairman of the department of mass communication & journalism and dean of the faculty of social sciences at the University of Dhaka. He served as a visiting fellow at the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois.


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