Nishana Afrin Nishu

Nishana Afrin Nishu completed her Master’s and  Bachelor’s in Sociology from Khulna University. She has achieved ‘Dean’s Award’ in both BSS (Honours) & MSS in Sociology. She is an avid researcher, and a few articles of her has already been published in peer reviewed Journals and a few more are under review and in progress. She has experienced to work as research assistant in multiple projects as well as worked as an Intern in ‘Winrock International’. She has joined as Lecturer at Sociology Discipline of Khulna University on 24th October, 2022.

  • Master of Social Science (MSS) in Sociology, Khulna University (2022)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (BSS Honours) in Sociology, Khulna University (2019)

Gender, Health, Education, Environmental and Disaster Management Issues.  

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1. Razu, S. R., Nishu, N. A., Rabbi, M. F., Talukder, A., & Ward, P. R. (2021). Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Concerning COVID-19 in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Study of Patients with Chronic Illnesses. Frontiers in Public Health, 9. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.628623

2. Razu, S.R., Hasan, M.K., Ela, M.Z., Nishu, N. A., Sikder, R, Rahman, M.A., Chanda, S.K. (2022).‘While we work in extreme heat,our male bosses work in air-conditioned rooms: Exploring the health and safety of garment workers in factories in Bangladesh’. International Public Health Journal,14.

3. Razu, S.R., Nishu, N. A, Islam, M.S. (2022). Poor health status of the street children and adolescents in Bangladesh: Understanding the risk factors. International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health,15. 

4. Hossain, M., Akter, S., Nishu, N., Khan, L., Tahsin Shuha, T., Jahan, N., . . . Khatun, M. (2023). The gender divide in digital competence: A cross-sectional study on university students in southwestern Bangladesh. Frontiers in Education, 8. doi:10.3389/feduc.2023.1258447

Book Chapter

1. Hossain, M. T., Nishu, N. A., Jahan, N., Saadia, H., Ela, M. Z., Moshrur-Ul-Alam, Q., & Hossain, M. Z. (2022). Challenges of participating in online education/distance learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh: The response from students and teachers. In: Islam, M. R., Behera, S., & Naibaho, L. (eds.) Handbook of Research on Asian Perspective of the Educational Impact of COVID-19. (pp. 254-281). IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8402-6.ch015


1. Hossain, M. T., Nishu, N. A., Jahan, N., Saadia, H., & Moshrur-Ul-Alam, Q. (2021, October 14-15). Obstacles for online education/distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic: The experience of teachers and students of urban Madrasahs in Khulna, Bangladesh [Virtual Conference Presentation]. The 8th International Conference on Social Sciences (ICOSS) 2021, Colombo, Sri Lanka.