Institute of Media Studies

Naima Alam, M.Sc.

Naima Alam is a research associate to Professor Susanne Marschall

University of Tübingen
Media Studies
Wilhelmstr. 50
Room 254
72074 Tübingen

 +49 (0) 7071 29-72349


Naima Alam’s research focuses on animation, especially on infographic and explainer animations. She also looks into multimodal representations of stories by development organizations for social awareness and fund acquisition.

Points of Interest

animation, infographics, development communication, multimodality

Curriculum Vitae

Ms. Naima Alam is a research associate and a PhD candidate in the Department of Media Studies at University of Tübingen. She is also teaching Motion Design courses at the The ZFM- The Center for Media Competence at University of Tübingen. She is also a freelance animator who specializes in explainer animations. She recently developed explainers for awareness campaigns and events run for international development organizations such as Swisscontant, and International Finance Corporation. Prior to that she taught at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) as a Lecturer of Public Relations and Animation. At ULAB she helped develop the Animation Minor program and founded the #VoicelessBangladeshi project to teach PR students about community outreach through application of theory into practice. She obtained her MSc. in Media Studies and Journalism from Brunel University, London