Profile of Khandaker Khairunnahar

... Name Khandaker Khairunnahar
Designation Assistant Professor
Last Degree

Curriculum Vitae

Khandker Khairunnahar

Assistant Professor

Department of Linguistics

University of Dhaka.



  • Masters of Arts (MA) in Linguistics, University of Dhaka,  2003 (held in 2006), 1st class.
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Linguistics, University of Dhaka, 2002 (held in 2004), 1st class.
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C), Group Science, Dhaka Board, 1998, First Division with asterisk.
  • Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C), Group Science, Dhaka Board, 1996, First Division with asterisk.

Research in interest:

  • Morphology, Sociolinguistics, Semantics, Pragmatics, Historical and Comparative Linguistics.


  1. Prefix in Bangla word formation: Pragmatics analysis, The Dhaka University Journal of Linguistics, Year 5-6, Vol-12, Published on February 2015.
  2. Speech act theory of Austin: The nature of Bangla, Arts Faculty Journal, Dhaka University, Vol-5, No-7, 2011-12, Published on July 2013.
  3. Morphological analysis of Bangla Prefix, The Dhaka University  Journal of Linguistics, Vol-1, No-2, 2008, Published on August 2009.


Politeness in Aphasic Patient (Editor- Dr. Hakim Arif) Dhaka, Book fair, February 2015.




Administrative and Co-curricular Activities:

  • Course coordinator, Session : 2014-15, Department of Linguistics, University of Dhaka, January 2015 –Present.
  • Part time House Tutor, Ruquayya Hall, University of Dhaka, June 2010 –Present.

Certificate Courses:

  • Participated in training Programme on Research Methodology Organized by the Centre for Advanced Research in Humanities, University of Dhaka.
  • Certificate Course in French Language from Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka.
  • Certificate course on statistical Analysis, University of Dhaka.


  • Merit Scholarship from Bangladesh Kuwait Matri Hall, Dhaka University, 2005.
  • Junior School Certificate Scholarship, 1994, Rajshai Board.



  1. Khandker Mokaddem Hossain


Department of Sociology

University of Dhaka.


  1. Mahbubur Rahman


Department of Public Administration

University of Dhaka.