Faculty

Dr. Bahramand Shah

Dr. Bahramand Shah has a PhD in English Literature and Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His area of specialization is post-9/11 fiction, specifically focusing on Orientalism, Occidentalism, postcolonialism, trauma and terrorism. He also holds Master in TESOL from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a Fulbright scholar (2007-2013). He has published articles on the themes of the conflictive relationship between the West and Islam, and the harmful manipulation of the media to establish a discourse wherein Islam and Muslims are stereotyped through the use of old strategies of Orientalism.

Dr Tahir Jamil:

Masters International Studies, Claremont colleges, Los Angeles USA M.Phil American Studies ASC, QAU PhD Political Science, Claremont colleges, Los Angeles USA Diploma in American Political Development University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA Area of Expertise, American Politics, World Politics, and Public Policy

Dr Sadia Sulaiman (Assistant Professor Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad)

Dr Sadia Sulaiman is currently serving as Assistant Professor at the ASC, QAU. She completed her PhD on the Failure of US Post-Conflict Reconstruction Process in Afghanistan post-September 2001 from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.  Her areas of expertise include peace and conflict studies, counterinsurgency and counter-terrorism, US foreign policy and post-conflict reconstruction in the special context of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Dr Sadia Sulaiman has worked as the Deputy Head of Terrorism and Insurgency Unit (TIRU) at Thomson Reuters in Singapore. She is a Fulbright Fellow, and has also worked as a Research Fellow at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI).

Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa

Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa (Fulbright and Commonwealth Alumnus) holds an MS in African American Studies from Boston University, USA (2009), and a PhD in English Literature from University of Durham, UK (2017). She is also a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa has received a distinction in her M.A., a gold medal in her B.A., a silver medal in her Intermediate, and a distinction in her Matriculation. She has also received South Asian Star Girl Academic Award for best South-Asian student of the year 2000 and various merit scholarships in her academic career. In addition, she has worked with the British Council, USAID, UNDP, AUSAID, and HASP on various academic and social welfare programmes between 2007 and 2012. Her teaching and research interests include African American Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Literary Theory, Poststructuralism, Transnational Feminism, Pakistani literature in English, and Contemporary Women’s writing.

Dr. Munawar Hussain Panhwer

Maters in IR 1997 M.Phil. American Studies 2006 Ph.D. IR 2018 Distinctions: Topper in Social Sciences under graduation, Shah Abdul Lateef University, Khairpur Mirs Sindh, 1995 Best Teacher in SALU 2001 Other Cousres: Diplomat Foreign Office Trainer Course 2005 Security Policy Making Course under IVLP. US, 2006

Ms. Sarah Ahsan

Ms. Sarah Ahsan is currently working as Senior Research Fellow at ASC, QAU. She completed her M.Phil. in American Studies from the same institute in 2016. She was selected as a Visiting Scholar for Training in American Studies and Research Methodology, at Ball State University USA in Association with US State Department year 2014. She did her BS English Language and Literature from International Islamic University in 2012. Apart from that, as a private student she holds a Post Graduate Diploma in TEFL, from Allama Iqbal Open University, in year 2015. She also did B.Ed in the year 2014 from Allama Iqbal Open University. Her working experience as a visiting faculty member comprises the teaching of English Comprehension and Composition, English II (Communication Skills) lab and course, and Basics of Academic Writing, at International Islamic University, Islamabad and FAST- NUCES in the years 2014-2016 respectively.