English Discipline, Khulna University (3rd Academic Building)



    01748318402, 01790014190

    Personal Webpage:
    click here

Dr. U. H. Ruhina Jesmin
Associate Professor

PhD in American Literature, Dept. of English, Islamic University, Bangladesh

MA in English (with thesis), English Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh

BA (Hons.) in English, English Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh

African American Literature 

American Literature

Ego Defense Mechanisms


Gender and Sexuality Studies

Teaching Experience

Current Position:

Associate Professor, English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, from October 13, 2019 till date.       

Previous Position:

Assistant Professor, English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh from January 06, 2015 to October 12, 2019 .

Lecturer, English Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna from July 25, 2012 to January 05, 2015.

Peer-reviewed Research Articles

Sultana, Salma, and U. H. Ruhina Jesmin. “Paranoid Personality Disorder of the Duke in ‘My Last Duchess’.” Prime University Journal, Vol.7. No. 1, Prime University, 2013. 72-79. Print.


 Jesmin, U. H. Ruhina. “Keats’ Creative Process of Art with the Aid of Fantasy as his Defense.” Journal of Islamic Education and Research, Vol. 9, No. 1& 2, Islamic University, 2017. 83-94. Print.


Jesmin, U. H. Ruhina. “Narcissistic Personality in Death of a Salesman and Seize the Day: a Comparative Study.” Journal of Comparative Studies, No. 11(40), Daugavpils University, 2018. 62-79. Print and Online.


Jesmin, U. H. Ruhina. “Matir Moina: a Tale of the Clay Bird.” Natyabidya: A Research Journal of Theatre and Performance Studies Department, Vol. 2, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, 2018. 175-184. Print.


Jesmin, U. H. Ruhina. “Characters’ Uses of Defense Mechanisms: A Comparative Study,” PRAXIS: A Research Journal of English Department, Vol. 10, Rajshahi University, 2018. (in Press)


Jesmin, U. H. Ruhina. “A Socialist Feminist Reading of Alice Walker’s The Color Purple.” HARVEST: Jahangirnagar University Studies in Language and Literature, Vol. 33, Jahangirnagar University, 2019. 45-58. Print.

African American Literature

1. Harriet Jacobs: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Chapter V: "The Trials of Girlhood"

2. Charles W. Chesnutt: "The Passing of Grandison"

3. W. E. B. Du Bois: The Souls of Black Folk: Chapter I:"Of Our Spiritual Strivings"

4. Zora Neale Hurston: "How It Feels To Be Colored Me"

5. Sterling Allen Brown: "Memphis Blues", "Odyssey of Big Boy"

  • African American Literature