DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
Ph.D. (Punjab University, Lahore)
MPhil (Government College, Lahore)
Dr. Shehzadi Zamurrad Awan is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science. She has extensive experience of fifteen years in academics. She frequently writes in English newspapers and magazines over a range of socio-political issues, particularly dealing with national and international politics. Dr. Awan has 12 HEC-recognized research articles (published in 6 national and 4 international journals) and 2 contributed chapters to her credit. Dr. Awan has actively participated in 9 international and 4 national conferences. In this year, her significant achievement was the acceptance of her panel proposal with 2 international scholars, for the Global Liberal Arts Alliance Institute Transnational Feminisms, at The American University of Paris, France. Dr. Awan also serves as the managing editor of FCCU’s “Forman Journal of Social Sciences.”
- Research Articles
2020- “Financial Misgivings of Married Working Women in Lahore”, Pakistan Perspectives, Vol. 25, No.1, January-June: 49-68.
Dec 2018 – “Placement of Pakistani Women during Democratic Regimes: 1988- 2018”, A Research Journal of South Asian Studies (South Asian Studies, University of the Punjab), Vol. 33, No. 2: 365-382.
2017- April-16- “Jirga System in FATA-Pakistan (A Forum to Dispense Justice): Guidance from the Teachings of Ahl al-Bayt”. Justice and Ethnics in the Contemporary World: JCJECA 2017, 9. (Co-Author).
Spring 2016- “Shanghai Cooperation as a Platform for Regional Understanding: Its Economic, Political and Security Potential”, Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs (Centre for Strategic Research), Turkey, Vol.XXI, No.01: 83-100, (Co-Author).
2016– “Relevance of Education for Women’s Empowerment in Punjab, Pakistan”, Journal of International Women’s Studies-JIWS, (Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA 02325 USA), Vol.18.
Jan- June 2016- “ Impact of Zia-ul-Haq’s Gender Policies on Pakistani Society”, Pakistan Journal of History and Culture (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad), Vol.XXXVII, No.1 (2016), p.21-37.
Jan-June 2016- “Political Discourse and Socio-Cultural Placement of Pakistani Women 1947-1976: A Historical Perspective”, Journal of the Research Society of Pakistan (History Department, University of the Punjab), Vol. 53, No.01: 207-221.
Fall 2014- “A Regional Approach of Nawaz Sharif’s Foreign Policy”, Journal of Asian Politics and History- JAPH , No.05, ISSN 2227-9105: 73-87. (Co-Author)
Dec 2012 – “Role of Civil Society in Empowering Pakistani Women”, A Research Journal of South Asian Studies (South Asian Studies, University of the Punjab), Vol. 27, No. 2: 439-458.
Jan 2011 – “Legislation and its Effectiveness to Manage Women Domestic Abuse in Pakistan”, Pakistan Perspectives (Pakistan Study Center, Karachi University), Vol.16, No.1:129-139.
Dec 2010 – “Socio-Economic Structures of the Indian Society and Conditions of Women”, Pakistan Vision (Pakistan Study Center, University of the Punjab, Lahore), Vol. 11, No.2: 239-260.
- Chapters in Books:
2020– “The Political Sociology of South Asian Women’s Health”, Chapter in The Sociology of South Asian Women’s Health (pp. 151-183). Springer, Cham. (Co-Author).
2020- “Women Abuse and Violence: A Comparative Study of India and Pakistan”, Chapter in Gender Violence: International Perspectives, Rawat Publications, Jaipur, India. https://www.rawatbooks.com/human-rights/gender-violence-
Honors and Awards:
March 12-14, 2020: Panel Proposal acceptance for the Global Liberal Arts Alliance Institute Transnational Feminisms to be held, on the campus of The American University of Paris in Paris, France.
2018: (November 07): as a first Social Scientist from Pakistan, I was invited by International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan to discuss the society and Politics of Pakistan with students on campus.
2018: Best Paper Presentation, Session Award; The International Conference on Future of Women 2018“, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2017-To Date: Political Analyst for Radio Program ‘Jehan Rang”; Voice of America Urdu Service, Washington, D.C.
2013-To date: Political Analyst for Daily Express and Daily Jehan Pakistan (A Joint Pakistan-Turkish Media)
2017 (July 17-26): Research project, “Assimilation Challenges for Pakistani Diaspora in the United States of America”, in Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. This competitive research project was under The Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA)-Library of Congress, Faculty-Student Research Initiative.
2017-to-Date Referee for Journal of International Women’s Studies-JIWS, (Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA 02325 USA).
2016 – Best Paper Presentation of Session Award in 2nd World Conference on Women Studies -Empowering Future Generation of Women and Girls-Empowering Humanity, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Events & Conferences:
- International Conferences and Symposium
2018– Nov 06-07 – Paper Presentation in International Assistance and Gender: Contributing Security Sector Reform, at International Christian University Tokyo, Japan.
2018– Feb 06-07 – Paper Presentation in The International Conference on Future of Women 2018“, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet).
2017- April-16- paper Presentation in International Conference on Justice and Ethics, Firdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet).
2017- March-20-22- Paper Presentation in Oxford Leadership Symposium, Somerville College, Oxford, United Kindgdom. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet).
2017– March-25- Paper Presentation in 34 Punjab Research Group international Conference, Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom
2016- May-04-05- Paper Presentation in 2nd World Conference on Women Studies -Empowering Future Generation of Women and Girls-Empowering Humanity, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet).
2016– Sep 19-20- Presented Paper in 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences 2016, Bali, Indonesia. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet, ISBN:978-955-4903-61-6).
2015- May 08-09- Presented paper in Scientific Cooperation Workshops on Social Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey. (Co-Author Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet, ISBN: 978-605-86637-5-6 and Google Scholar).
2014- August 17-22- Presented paper in Women’s Worlds Congress, University of Hyderabad, India. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet).
- National Conferences:
2019-Nov– 14- Paper Presentation in International Conference The Role of Social Scientists in 21st Century ICRSS21C 2019 organized by Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University of Karachi, scheduled on November 14, 2019. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet).
2019- Sep- 27-29- Paper Presentation in 15th South Asian Management Forum (SAMF), in Institute of Business Administration Sukkur, Pakistan. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet).
2017- April-22-23- Paper Presentation in International Conference on Gender, Work and Society-ICGWS 2017, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan. (Abstract Published in Conference Proceedings Booklet).
2015- Presented paper in symposium titled ‘Mediating a Global Citizenship: Humanities and The Role of Pakistani Media’ Departments of Mass Communication and English at Forman Christian College University, Lahore.
- At FCCU:
- Introduction to Political Science
- Pakistan Government-National
- Pakistan Government Provincial-Local
- Government of Developing Countries
- Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Political Thought
- Islamic Political Thought
- Women in Politics
- Outside of FCCU
- Human Rights Education: With Special Reference to Pakistan
- Governance and Good Governance: With Special Reference to South Asia Regionalism and Regional Blocs