Independent University, Bangladesh
Raisa Rasheeka
Raisa Rasheeka
Lecturer A
Department of Media and Communication,
School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Room No: 7007C
Email Address:
Phone Number: 2424

    Research Profile

Journal Paper,
Conference Paper,
Book Chapter,

Rasheeka, Raisa

, "Buddhist Tourism in China: From Han to Qing", Tsinghua University Journal of Social Science, Tsinghua University Press , 2020,

Rasheeka, Raisa

, "Beijing's City Governance: Between Tradition and Modernity", Journal of Language, Culture and Policy, , 2019,

Tartila, Jessica, Rasheeka, Raisa

, "Role of Stakeholders in Response to Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh", Australasian Aid Conference, , 2019,

Rasheeka, Raisa

, "Hybridization of Identity in Wang Xiaoshuai's Beijing Bicycle", Journal of Ocean University of China, OUC Press , 2018,

Rasheeka, Raisa

, "Folk Shaman to Sea Goddess: The Journey of Mazu ", Folk Custom in China, Society for China's Intangible Cultural Heritage , 2018,

Rasheeka, Raisa

, "Teaching English as Second Language in the People's Republic of China", Journal of Language, Culture and Policy, , 2018,

Rasheeka, Raisa

, "Death and Hereafter: Burial Patterns in the Han Dynasty", ANU Religion Conference 2018, , 2018,


, "The White-Haired Girl and Communist Propaganda", Qingdao University Journal of Culture and Communication , Qingdao University , 2017,

Rasheeka, Raisa

, "Gender and Sexuality in Mo Yan's Red Sorghum", Journal of Ocean University of China, OUC Press , 2017,
  1. Project Title: New Media and Inter Asian Families in Digital Diaspora: Transnational Cultural Identities towards Global Asia
    Project Manager: Professor Zakir Hossain Raju
  1. CMN 201 : Introduction to Communication
  1. CMN 203 : Mass Communication: Structure and Processes
  1. CMN 301 : Development Communication
  1. CMN 305 : Media and Development
  1. CMN 326 : Health Communication
  1. CMN 403 : Rural Development
  1. CMN 413 : New Media Communication
  1. CMN 603 : Communication Strategies for Health and Population Issues

Raisa Rasheeka completed her BSS in Media and Communication and Masters in Development Studies from Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). She then went on to do her second Masters in China Studies from the Ocean University of China, People’s Republic of China. Having published seven papers independently and co-authored two thus far, Rasheeka’s research interest lies in Asian culture and society, communication for development, migration and diaspora, international communication and public policy, and media effects and narrative persuasion.


Rasheeka is currently serving as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communication and has been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award 2020 from IUB. Rasheeka has been involved in myriad administrative tasks of the department and school since joining IUB in 2010. Currently she is the member of the Self-Assessment Committee of the department and the coordinator of the department’s comprehensive Thesis and Senior Project Supervision Committee. She is also the Faculty Advisor of Independent Photography Club (IPC). Prior to joining IUB, Raisa has worked in various capacities in BRAC and PPRC and has been part of a number of consultancy team of UNDP and UNICEF while at IUB.

Rasheeka received the Chinese Research Council-funded Chinese Government Scholarship and the Ocean University of China scholarship for postgraduate studies and the President’s Gold Medal, Dean’s Honors Book Award 2006 and Vice-Chancellor’s Honors Book Award 2007, 2008 and 2009 respectively from Independent University, Bangladesh.


Most recently, she has been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award 2020 from IUB.

  • MA in China Studies, 2017
    Ocean University of China
  • Masters in Development Studies, 2014
    Independent University, Bangladesh
  • BSS in Social Science in Media and Communication, 2012
    Independent University, Bangladesh