Sociology Discipline Khulna University, Khulna-9208




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Dipika Chandra
Assistant Professor

Bachelor of Social Science (Honors) in Sociology

Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh

Sociology Discipline, Social Science School

Master of Social Science (MSS) in Sociology

Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh

Sociology Discipline, Social Science School

Gerontology; Child and Adolescent Issues; Gender and Development; Development Discourse; Reproductive health; Science, Technology and Society.

Working Experience 

 Assistant Professor (20 July, 2017 to date)

 Lecturer (30 April,2015 to 19 July, 2017)

  Part-time Teacher (12 June, 2014 to 29 April,2015)

Research Experience

Co-investigator (2016) Dynamics of Health Care Seeking Behavior of Elderly People: A Study on Slums in Khulna City. Khulna University, funded by Research Cell, Khulna University.

Assistant Investigator (2015) Impact Assessment of the Family Based Care (FBC) upon the Beneficiaries at SOS Children’s Village Khulna, funded by SOS Children’s Village Khulna.

  • Khan, A. A. & Chandra, D. (2015). Implications of Microcredit and Social Business: The Scenario of Empowering Women in Rural Bangladesh. Journal of Business and Economics, 9 (1),161-171. ISSN 1818-6238.
  • Mahboob, M.A., Khan, A.A., Chandra, D. & Nedelea, A. (2016). Theory of Social Networking on Empowerment of People: Concept Building and Testing at Two Villages in Bangladesh. Eco forum,6(2),11-19.
  • Chandra, D., Khan, A.A. & Golder, B. (2017). Widow Allowance Scheme and Women Empowerment in Bangladesh: Role and Implications. Journal of Science and Technology,15(2),51-60.  
  • Golder, B., Jabbar, A.M., Moshrur-Ul-Alam, Q., Hossain, T.M. & Chandra, D. (2017). Exposure to Pornography among Students at Educational Institutions in Khulna City Corporation, Southwest Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 14(1&2), 181-195.
  • Chandra, D, Roy, T & Golder, B. (2019). Factors Determining Empowerment of Aged Widow in Raingamari Village of Batiaghata Thana in Khulna District of Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 16(1&2), 113-124.


















Sociology of Religion

This course is designed to provide a particular disciplinary perspective and analytical tools and theories for describing, understanding, and explaining the nature and influence of religion in society


Rural Sociology

This course aims at understanding the rural society in an extensive and intensive manner. It familiarizes students with the nature of communities, power structure, poverty, pattern of land ownership and class structure in rural society. The course also focuses on peasant economy and the interconnections between rural-urban economy and culture.

  • Sociology of Religion
  • Rural Sociology