Research

Research Interest

Social Media & Technology

Social Media & Technology

Political Communication

International Political Communication

Organizational Communication

Disinformation in the Russia-Ukraine War

International Communication

Misinformation, Disinformation

Community Violence

Digital Social Movements

CONFERENCES & POSTER PRESENTATION

RESEARCH

Publications

*Corresponding Author

  1. Siddik, M. A. B., Ali, A., Miah, S., Hasan, M., Ahmed, M., & Sunna, T. C. (2024). Psychological disorders among college going students: A post Covid-19 insight from Bangladesh. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 15, 100686. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2023.100686
  1. Hasan, M. (2024). Symbolic Annihilation: Analyzing Associated Press’s Erasure of Vanessa Nakate and Marginalization of Black Women Activists. Journal of Black Studies, 55(3), 253-267. https://doi.org/10.1177/00219347231220679
Work in Progress
Conference Papers
  1. Hasan, M.*, Eko, L. (2024, June 20-24). Journalistic Resistance Against Authoritarian Disinformation: A Comparative Analysis of Media Portrayals of Liz Wahl and Marina Ovsyannikova [Conference presentation scheduled]. International Communication Association Conference 2024, Gold Coast, Australia.
  2. Hasan, M.*, Eko, L. (2024, April 16-19). Journalistic Resistance to Russian Authoritarian Disinformation: The Case of Media Dissidents in the Russia- Ukraine Wars of 2014 & 2022 [Conference presentation scheduled]. Media Industries 2024, King’s College London, United Kingdom. 
  3. Hasan, M., Okunloye, O., Kee, K.*, & Deelman, E. (2024, March 10-13). A Typology of Strategies for Virtual Collaborations during the Pandemic:  How Communication is Key to Keep the Virtual Workplace Coordinated [Conference presentation]. Global Strategic Communication Consortium’s 2024 Conclave, St. Petersburg, FL, United States. 
  4. Hasan, M*., Okunloye, O., Kee, K., & Deelman, E. (2024, March 11-13). Decision Strategies during a Science Crisis: How Science Organizations Made Adaptations during the Pandemic [Conference presentation]. International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference (ICRCC), Orlando, FL, United States.
  5. Hasan, M*., Ahsan, A., Siddik, M. A. B., & Shuvo, S. R. (2024, March 1-2). Media framing analysis of election misinformation: A study on Bangladeshi newspapers [Conference presentation]. AEJMC Midwinter Conference 2024, Norman, OK, United States.
  6. Ahsan, A.*, Hasan, M. (2024, March 1-2). Teacher-student out-of-class online communication, the development of students' impressions of the teacher, and student’s academic engagement [Conference presentation]. AEJMC Midwinter Conference 2024, Norman, OK, United States.
  7. Tanni, A. T*, Hasan, M., Hussain, I. (2023, September 22-24). Media Portrayal of Postpartum Mental Well-being in South Asian Countries [Conference presentation]. 2023 Global Fusion Conference. University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States.
  8. Hasan, M*., Salman, S., & Hossain, S. (2023, August 7-9). The attitude of Bangladeshi Facebook Users towards Sex Educational information [Conference presentation]. 106th Annual Conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Washington DC, United States.
  9. Tanni, A. T*, Hasan, M. (2023, August 7-9). The Portrayal of Post-COVID Mental Health in Bangladeshi Newspapers [Conference presentation]. 106th Annual Conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Washington DC, United States.
  10. Hasan, M. (2022, September 17). Erasure of Ugandan Climate Activist Venessa Nakate From Associated Press: A Textual and Visual Analysis [Conference presentation]. 91st Annual Conference of Kentucky Communication Association. Louisville, KY, United States.
  11. Hasan, M. (2022, August 4). Social Movements Through Social Media: A Comparison of Bangladesh's Road Safety and Ghana's #FixtheCountry Movements [Conference presentation]. 105th Annual Conference of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Detroit, MI, United States.
  12. Hasan, M. (2021, November 11). In Cradle of a Nation and a Language: The University of Dhaka as a Site of Bangladeshi Collective Memory [Conference presentation]. 11th Annual Arts & Humanities Conference, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States.
Poster Papers
  1. Hasan, M*., Okunloye, O., Kee, K., & Deelman, E. (2024, March 8). Resilience in Crisis: ‚Äč Strategies for Effective Adaptation of Science Organization [Poster presentation]. 23rd Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition (pp. 23–23). Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States.
  2. Okunloye, O*., Hasan, M.,  Kee, K., & Deelman, E. (2024, March 8). Adoption of Communication Channels During Covid-19: Trends among NSF Major Facilities in the US [Poster presentation]. 23rd Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition (pp. 23–23). Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States.
  3. Hasan, M. (2022, March 30). Associated Press’s Erasure of Ugandan Climate Activist, Venessa Nakate: A Textual and Visual Analysis [Poster presentation]. 22nd Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States.
  4. Hasan, M. (2022, March 3). A Metaphorical & Visual Analysis of Gender in Al Jazeera & BBC Coverage of Afghanistan After the Taliban Takes Over [Poster presentation, 1st Place award]. 21st Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition (pp. 23–23). Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

Texas Tech University     Fall 2022- Present

Research Assistant

Research Lab: Innovation Diffusion Lab 

Supervisor: Kerk F. Kee, Ph.D. 

Projects: 

  • NSF EAGER #2042055: Leveraging Advanced Cyberinfrastructure and Developing Organizational Resilience for NSF Large Facilities in the Pandemic Era

Tasks:

  • Student lead in CI Compass and Ci4resilience project. (Hosting weekly meetings, tracking progress of work)
  • Recruited, conducted, and analyzed interviews with NSF major facility participants.
  • Collaborated in cross-disciplinary teams to innovate solutions for challenges.

Outcome till date:

  • Two conference papers and two posters. Several are ongoing. 

 

Texas Tech University           Summer1,2, 2023

Research Assistant (College of Media and Communication)  

Supervisor: Dr. Eric P Bucy

Project Name: Multiple projects on political communications

  • Gathered existing literature on specific themes given by the professor. 

 

Texas Tech University             Summer2, 2022

Research Assistant (College of Media and Communication)  

Supervisor: Asheley R. Landrum, Ph.D.

Project Name: “What counts as science.”

Coded and structured the raw data into an Excel sheet.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Texas Tech University Summer1, 2022; Fall 2022, Spring 2023

Lab Instructor (College of Media and Communication, Undergraduate level)

MCOM 2310: Business and Professional Communication 

  • Fall 22: 25 Students, Sum1, 22: 19 Students, Spring 23: 18 Students
  • Hosting lab classes, conducting mock interviews, presentations, and regular class work.
  • Tutoring and mentoring students who need additional instruction and grading presentations.

 

Texas Tech University     Fall 2021, Spring 2022

Teaching Assistant (College of Media and Communication, Undergraduate level)

  • I assisted professors in their undergraduate classes of 60 to 236 students.
  • Evaluated and graded examinations, assignments, or papers and recorded grades.

 

T.A. Courses

  • MCOM 2350 Communicating in a Global Society: Director: Professor Lamia Zia; Fall 21, Spring 22
  • MCOM 3320 Media & Communication Law: Director: Dr. Randy Reddick, Fall 21
  • MCOM 2330 Media Literacy: Director: Dr. Emma Bedor Hiland, Fall 21, Spring 22

AWARDS

Awards

  • Distinguished Graduate Student Assistantship Fellowship 2023
  • TTU MCOM Designated graduate student scholarship Fall 2022, Spring 23, Summer 23.
  • TTU Harris Fellowship Summer 2023
  • Bangladesh Sweden Trust Fund 2022.
  • TTU Helen Devitt Jones Mass Communication Scholarship Spring 2022.
  • Dean's International Scholarship Spring 2022.
  • First Position in the Social Sciences category at the 21st annual graduate poster competition 2022, Texas Tech University.
  • First Position, Santa Fe Photography Contest 2022, International Office, TTU
  • Winner of Mobile category photos by Leading University Photo Exhibition in 2017.
  • First Place, My Hometown Photography Exhibit 2022, International Affairs, Texas Tech University.

Leadership

  • Shahjalal University Press Club, General Secretary (Elected, 2019-20)
  • Swapnotthan - A Voluntary Organization for Disadvantaged Children General Secretary (Appointed, Apr. 2017 - Mar. 2018)
  • Association of Bangladeshi Students and Scholars at Texas Tech, Member (2021-Present)