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Mahjabin Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Mahjabin Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Educational Researcher

Office: 231A Blocker


Mahjabin Chowdhury, PhD, is an accomplished scholar in the field of curriculum and instruction, having graduated from Texas A&M University. As a Educational Researcher at the university's Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), she is at the forefront of cutting-edge educational research and development. She spearheads the Interdisciplinary Design for Empowerment and Agency through the Learning Sciences (IDEALS) lab, driving innovative learning experience design projects. Mahjabin also plays a pivotal role in fostering and nurturing the IDEATE program within the CTE. This program brings together a dedicated community of academics committed to the collaborative exploration and propagation of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

Originally from Bangladesh, Mahjabin honed her educational foundation at the University of Dhaka, earning her Bachelor's in English Literature and Language, and her Master's in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching (ELT). She then further expanded her pedagogical expertise with a Master's in Early Childhood Education from Louisiana Tech University. With over five years of experience across various levels of education, she's proficient in five languages and is passionate about reading, travel, cooking, and Zumba.

Research Focus:

  • Literacy Teaching and Learning
  • Game-Based Learning
  • Constructionist Learning
  • Design-Based Research
  • Program Design and (Re)Design

Areas of Expertise:

  • Game-Based Learning
  • Constructionist Learning
  • Literacy
  • Network Analysis
  • Learning Experience Design

Leaderhip & Service:

  • IDEALS Lab
  • IDEATE Community