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Postal Address: H. No. F-34, University Campus,
Permanent Address: Vill &
Post Office: Shaidu, Distt
& Teh: Nowshera, NWFP,
Date of Birth
Experience and Job Description
1. Current Position,
Chairman and Associate Professor, Department of International Relations,
University of Peshawar since 21 March 2009. Earlier worked as lecturer and then
Assistant Professor at the Dept. of International Relations,
2. 28 February 2006 _____ 17 August 2006 worked as Professor, National Defense College (now University), Islamabad, Pakistan, I re–joined IR Dept, UOP on 19 August 2006.
3. Visiting Faculty -
a. Teaching and taught at various times during my career:
i. Public International Law –continuously since 1988 (MA) Currently teaching
ii. International and Regional Organizations (MA).
iii. International Protection of Basic Human Rights (M. Phil/Ph. d)
iv. Extremism and Terrorism in IR (M. Phil/Ph.D) Currently teaching
Policy Analysis. (
vi. Foreign Policy Analysis. (M. Phil/Ph.D)
vii. Theories of International Relations (M. Phil/Ph.D)
viii. Basic Factors of International Relations (MA)
Foreign Policy (Foreign Policies of USA,
b. Supervision of Research. Currently have five Ph. D and two M. Phil students.
c. Paper Setter and Evaluator for Masters Examinations
d. Paper Setter and Evaluator for Provincial Public Service Commission of NWFP.
d. Conduct of MA
Evaluation of masters level dissertations for Center for Pakistan Studies,
Evaluation of M.phil /Ph.d
g. Internal Evaluation of Ph.d /
M. Phil Thesis of University
h. Review of research articles for various research and
academic journals, both within
5. Consultancy to various organizations, both national and international within areas of my research and academic interests.
6. Volunteer work as trainer/ lecturer on various related topics, especially Democracy and Human Rights, in the Non Governmental Sector, more specifically with Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Aurat Foundation, Democratic Commission for Human Development (DCHD)
1. Interactive participatory with extensive use of IT like Multimedia and internet etc.
2. Creating Yahoo groups for each of my course
3. Case Studies / Simulation exercises
4. Use English for my teaching, presentations/lectures/publications. However, at times, especially in NGO forums switch to Urdu or Pashto as required by needs of the audience.
Membership of Professional Bodies, Committees, Societies and other Civil Society Organizations
Board of Faculty of Social Sciences,
Graduate Studies Committee (Responsible for Research Programme of the
Department) and Board of Studies of Department of International Relations,
Graduate Studies Committee,
d. Member, Selection Committee of University of Peshawar for appointment of Lecturers on contract basis in the subject of International Relations
member of Syndicate (1993–96),
Executive Board, Democratic Commission for Human Development (DCHD),
Council of Social Sciences,
Human Rights Commission of
Board of Directors, Bacha Khan Education Foundation,
Executive Committee, Regional Forum for Peace and Development,
k. Member, Board of Editors, Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution, a journal of Academic Journals. http://www.academicjournals.org/JLCR/Editors.htm
International Advisory Board, Alternatives, A Turkish Journal of International
Executive Council as well as Board of Directors, Asian Politics and
International Studies Association (APISA), headquarters in
n. Member, South Asians for Human Rights
Central Eurasian Studies Society,
• 2004 ___ Dept. of International Relations, University of Peshawar __Ph.D. Thesis titled, “ An analysis of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Decision–Making with Special Reference to Pakistan’s Post September 11 2001 Afghan Policy and its Impact on the Region”.
• 1985 ___
• 1982 ___
• 1979 ___ Edward's College Peshawar NWFP Pakistan __B.A Subjects English, Political Science, History
Current Ongoing Research
· Initiating a study on ‘Combating Terrorism, Transforming FATA: Challenges and Strategies’, done the initial research.
· Working on paper titled, ‘Human Rights in the Era of Terrorism and Anti Terrorism’
· Preparing a paper on ‘Shared Challenges’ for Pak – Canadian Conference being organized by Canadian High Commission on 14–15 March, 2009 (postponed)
Chapter titled “
Terrorism: Regional Perspectives” Paper read at Regional Conference on
Terrorism held at
“International Non Proliferation Regime
and the US–India Nuclear Cooperation Deal: A South Asian Perspective”, Journal of Sciences and Humanities, Faculties
of Humanities and Social Sciences,
3. “Understanding Pakistan’s Pro Taliban Afghan Policy” Pakistan Horizon, Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi, Vol. 60, No. 9, April 2007. (Publishers have incorrectly given me ‘Ahmad’ as middle name)
4. “Post September 11 2001 Foreign Policy Debate in Pakistan: Issues of Identity and World View” Journal Sciences and Humanities, Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar, Vol. XIV, No. 2, 2006.
6. “The Law and Politics of Durand Line”. Law and Society, Law college, University of Peshawar, Vol. 35, Issue 48, July 2006.
7. “Prisoners of War Status: Hezbollah Fighters in the hands of Israel”, Journal of Law and Society, Law College, University of Peshawar, Vol. 35, Issue 48, July 2006. Vol. 35, Issue 48, July 2006.
into Electoral History of
Changing Trends in Civil Society: A Comparative Analysis, Journal of Law and Society,
10. “Violent Conflict in South Asia: A Case for Peace through Rule of Law in Pak–India Relations”, Journal of Law and Society, Faculty of Law, University of Peshawar, Vol. 31, No. 45, January 2005.
11. “Pakistan and the War Against Terrorism in Afghanistan: Choices, Pragmatism and the Decision”, in Alternatives, Turkish Journal of International Relations, Volume 3, Number 4, Winter 2004-5
Right of Self–Determination: A Re-assessment", Journal of European
Studies, Vols. 11 &12 No. 2 & 1, July 1995 and Jan. 1996,
14. "Whither State Sovereignty? An analysis of the Concept in the Post Cold War Situation" Journal of Law and Society, Law college, University of Peshawar, Vol. XIII, No. 22 Jan. 1994.
Proceedings – Book Reviews – Policy Briefs etc
“Challenges Facing Development
in Pakistan’s FATA” in Challenges Facing Pakistan’s Federally
Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), in
2 Pashtuns in the Crossfire: Pashtun Politics in the Shadow of ‘War against Terrorism” published online as briefing paper No. 19 by Pakistan Security Research Unit, (PSRU) Bradford University UK,
Religious Militancy: Regional and Extra Regional Cooperation" Conference
Proceedings, BISS, in
4 Review of William Maley, ‘The Afghanistan Wars’, Pelgrave Macmillan, 2002, published in ‘Europe–Asia Studies’ a Carfax Journal, Vol. 56, No. 7, Nov, 2004.
Internal and External Dynamics of
7 "Emerging World Scenario: Implications and Options for Pakistan", in Emerging Central Asia and Pakistan, Proceedings of the Seminar organized by Department of International Relations and Area Study Center [Central Asia and Russia] University of Peshawar at Bara Gali NWFP, Pakistan 24th--18th July 1992
of National Conference on “
The book, studies Pakistan’s Strategic Culture and Foreign
Policy Decision–Making process with the help of Prof. Karl Deutsch’s Streams of
Information Model and explains why Pakistan supported Taliban, then why, in the
wake of 9/11, it changed that policy, noting the difficulties it is facing as a
result of the changed Afghan Policy. It is argued that
Fellowships, Workshops and Conferences
a paper titled, “Responsibility for achieving Respect for Universal Basic Human
Rights: Political, Governance, Economic and Cultural Issues” at the Third
International Congress of Asian Politics and International Studies Association,
in capacity building workshop on ‘Research management in Asian Universities’
organized by ‘Asian Politics and International Studies Association’ (APISA) at
a Paper titled, "Religious Extremism/Militancy in
a paper titled, “State of the State in
in ‘Workshop for Academics on International Humanitarian. Law’ organized by
9. Participated in “Fellowship on Multilateral Diplomacy and International Affairs Management” organized by United Nations Institute for Training and Research, (UNITAR) Geneva, 1-21 October, 1999.
Series of 10 lectures on ‘Basics of Democracy’ at various locations in
on “Religious Militancy, Intolerance and Religious Minorities” at Training
Workshop for young lawyers, organized by Democratic Commission of Pakistan,
“Role of Political Parties in Democracy” at a Workshop organized by Human
Rights Commission of Pakistan,
on “Law and Order situation in FATA”, organized by a group of NGOs,
on “Human Trafficking” at Seminar organized by World Youth Assembly at
on “Conflict Resolution in
on “Regional Dimensions of Conflict in Federally Administered Tribal Areas of
Pakistan” at a seminar organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute,
a talk on ‘Tolerance: A Pre–Requisite of Democracy’, at a Seminar organized by
Democratic Commission of Pakistan at Fateh Jang, a
small town in
18. Presented a talk on ‘Law and Order in NWFP: Rule of Law and Peace” at a one day workshop organized by Action Aid, UK, Pakistan Chapter, Peshawar, 05 December, 2006.
19. Presented a talk initiating a roundtable workshop on International Protection of Human rights and Federally administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan, organized by Action Aid UK’s Pakistan chapter on 07 November 2006.
a paper titled, “Changing Strategic Environment of Asia: Implications for
(South Asian) Regional Stability” at Pakistan Germany Strategic Dialogue, held
21. Presented Paper titled “Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Choices and War against Terrorism” at the International Conference organized by the Department of IR, University of Peshawar and Hanns Seidel Foundation, [Munich] Islamabad, at Peshawar University, 21-22 April 2003.
a paper on “Understanding and Confronting Terrorism” at the National Conference
on Terrorism and
23. Presented a talk titled, ‘Pre–requisites of Democracy: Strong Political Parties’, at National Consultation on Restoration of Democracy in Pakistan, organized by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Lahore, May 2000.
Presented a paper titled, “Dynamics of
Pakistan Foreign Policy Decision Making” at National Conference on
a lecture on ‘Pakistan Foreign Policy Making’ at workshop on Political
Education, Aurat [Women] Foundation,
Bureau of Asian Research (
Public International Law, Human Rights, International
Humanitarian Law, International Relations Theory, Foreign Policy, Peace,
Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Democratic Governance, Decision Making, Terrorism,
Nationalism / Ethnicity, Pakistani Foreign Policy, Central and
English, Pashto, and Urdu; I can read, write and speak all three with ease and fluency.
I can and do use Computer easily. I work in Windows 95/98/Me/XP environment. I use Ms Word and Power Point comfortably, can work with Ms Excel, and am also quite easy with the Internet. I have designed my web page myself.