Independent University, Bangladesh
Raiyana Rahman
Raiyana Rahman
Lecturer A
Department of Media and Communication,
School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Room No: 7008C
Email Address:
Phone Number: 2425

    Research Profile

Journal Paper,
Conference Paper,
Book Chapter,

Raiyana Rahman

, "Transnational Fandom: A Study of K-Pop Audience in Bangladesh ", IAMCR-International Association for Media and Communication Research, Nairobi , 2021,

Raiyana Rahman

, "Transition from Blue to Red: An Overview of Sanitary Napkin Television Commercials in Bangladesh", IAMCR-International Association for Media and Communication Research, Finland , 2020,

Raiyana Rahman 

, "An Overview Of The Indian Soap Opera Viewers In Bangladesh: To Study The Viewer’s Identity And Parasocial Relationship With The Indian Soap Opera Characters. ", Indo-Bangladesh Relationship in the 21st Century, India , 2018,

Raiyana Rahman

, "Impact of Indian Soap Opera on Bangladeshi Audience ", International Conference on "Indo-Bangladesh Relationship in the 21st Century", India , 2017,
  1. Project Title: Remaking Western Text in Asia
    Project Manager: Prof. Ahmed Ahsanuzzaman (PI), Prof. Zakir Hossain Raju (Co-Pi), Ms. Raiyana Rahman (CI), Ms. Mushfeqa Islam (CI)
  1. CMN 201 : Introduction to Communication
  1. CMN 202 : Public Speaking
  1. CMN 207 : Introduction to Media Writing
  1. CMN 302 : Media, Culture and Society
  1. CMN 406 : Theories of Media and Communication
  1. CMN 417 : Film TV Business Practice
  1. CMN 425 : Writing for Marketing Communication

Ms. Raiyana Rahman has been teaching at the Department since 20th October, 2016. Prior to that, she was an adjunct faculty member of the department for two semesters. Before starting her career at Independent University, Bangladesh, she had completed her Masters degree from Monash University in Communication and Media Studies and her Bachelors degree with double major from Curtin University in Marketing and Public Relations.

She has been teaching courses like Introduction to Communication, Public Speaking, Theories of Media and Communication, Media Culture and Society, Writing for Marketing Communication, Introduction to Media Writing and Film and TV Business Practices which are courses from the core communication area, film stream and advertising stream. Her primary research focus is in audience reception and cultural studies.

She is the Co-coordinator for a multi-section course titled Introduction to Communication (CMN 201) and she is also the faculty coordinator of the IUB K-Club (Korean Club).


  • Master of Communication and Media Studies, 2015
    Monash University
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Public Relations, 2013
    Curtin University