Dr. Ahmed joined the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film in 1998. She is originally from Bangladesh. She came to this country as a Fulbright scholar in 1988. She has a Masters degree from California State University, Fullerton, and a Ph.D. degree from Howard University, Washington DC, in Communication. She has considerable teaching experience in a variety of settings. In the past 25 years, She has worked as a university teacher instructing students in the field of Communication. She has regularly taught Public Communication, Principles of Speech, Intro to Mass Communication, Communications Policy, History of Broadcasting & Film, Business and Professional Speaking courses. She is the recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship, Dissertation Scholarship, and Patricia Robert Internship.