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Munshi Rahman

Doctoral Student

Munshi Rahman is currently in the fourth year of his Doctoral program in Geography.  He holds a M.S. in Geography and Environmental Studies from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh and a M.A. in Geography from the University of Northern Iowa, and is currently working as a Teaching Assistant within the Department of Geography.  His research interests include the applications of geospatial technologies as they relate to environmental problems and disaster vulnerability assessments and mitigation due to global climate change.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Rahman, M.K., Paul, B.K., Curtis, A., & Schmidlin, T.W. (2014). Linking Coastal Disasters and Migration: A Case Study of Kutubdia Island, Bangladesh. The Professional Geographer, (ahead-of-print), 1-11.

Rahman, M.K. and Schmidlin, T.W. (2014). The Perception and Impact of Natural Hazards on Fishing Communities of Kutubdia Island, Bangladesh. Geographical Review, 104(1), 71-86.

Paul, B.K., and Rahman, M.K. (2013). “Recovery Efforts: The Case of the 2007 Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh. In Palutikof, J., and Karoly, D.J. (eds.), Natural Disasters and Adaptation to Climate Change, pp. 167-173. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Paulikas, M.J., & Rahman, M.K. (2013). A temporal assessment of flooding fatalities in Pakistan (1950–2012). Journal of Flood Risk Management.

Paul, B.K., Rahman, M.K., & Rakshit, B. C. (2011). Post-Cyclone Sidr illness patterns in coastal Bangladesh: an empirical study. Natural hazards, 56(3), 841-852.

Research Areas
  • Hazards and Disasters
  • Human Environment Interactions, Climatology and Climate Change Studies
  • Geography of Health and Public Health
  • GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS
Association of American Geographers (AAG) Specialty Group: Human Dimensions of Global Changes, Health and Medical Geography,Hazards, Climate, Geographic Information Science and Systems.
Munshi Rahman
Department of Geography
Tuesday 1:30 pm to 3:10 pm.