About Authors


Faculty Details

Area Study Centre:
Dr. Rasul Bakhsh Rais


B.A. (Political Science), University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
M.A. (Political Science), University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Ph.D. (Political Science), University of California, Santa Barbara, USA


  1. Politics of Revolution, War and Resistance in Afghanistan.
  2. Indian Ocean and the Superpower.
  3. China and Pakistan.


  1. Director, Area study centre for Africa, North & South America.
  2. Elected Member Academic Council, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
  3. Vice Predident, Academic Staff Association, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad 1988-89.
  4. Senior Warden, Quaid-i-Azam University, 1986-88.
  5. Member Board of Trustees, American Institute of Pakistan Studies, USA, 1991-1994.
  6. Membe Board of Governers, Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi. 1995-1998.


  1. Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salen, NC., 1997-98.
  2. Quaid-i-Azam Distinguished Professor of Pakisttan Studies, Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University, New York, June 1991 - July 1994.
  3. International Fellowship for the Development of Soviet studies by the joint committee of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science research council, 1989-90.
  4. Rockefeller Foundation International Relations Fellowship, 1984-85.
  5. IGCC Fellowship for International Security and Arms Control, University of California, San Diego, June/July 1985.
  6. Post-doctoral Fellowship, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Fall 1985.
  7. University of California Regents Fellowship, 1981.
  8. Gold Medal for First Position in M.A. Political Science by the Punjab University, 1973.


Dr. Rukhsana Qamber


Diploma in Spanish from the National Institute of Modern Languages (NIML), Islamabad.
M.Sc. in International Relations, QAU Islamabad.
M.A. in International Relatoins with a focus on economic and the Latin American region, from the school of advanced international studies (SAIS), The Johns Hopkins University.
Ph.D. in Latin American Studies from the institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS), The University of Texas at Austin.


  1. Secretary, Fulbright Alumni Associate of Islamabad, 1995.
  2. Co.-President, The institute of Latin american Studies Student Association (ILASSA), 1987-1988. Helped in all aspects of organising the annual international conference: advertising the conference, selection of participants, assignment of panels, appointment of discussants, arranging home stay accommodation, etc.
  3. President, Student Committee, International House, Washington, D.C. Elected for two consecutive terms.
  4. Head girl Station School, Rawalpindi.


  1. Grant to attend the intrnational conference "The Post Cold War European Order and South Asia" organised at the Marriot, Karachi 30-31 October 1995 by the Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi, and the Hanns Siedel Foundation.
  2. Fellow at the Salzburg Seminar, January 1995.
  3. USIS Islamabad sponsorship of a two week research and lecture visit to American Studies Research Centre, Hyderabad, India and the Jawaharial Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
  4. USIS, Dhaka spomsorship for first American Studies Regional Conference in Ghaka, Bangladesh.
  5. Grant by ACELAC/CALACS to attend its Annual conference, Oct 22-25, 1995 at the University of Ottawa, Canada.
  6. The Fulbright Travel Ony Grant For travel between Islamabad and Austin, Texas 1986 and 1992.
  7. ILAS Travel Grant, 1989, for four months research in Mexico.
  8. Felowship, Area Study Centre for Africa, North & South America, 1986-1989.


Dr. Muhammad Raziullah Azmi


B.A. (Hons), Karachi University.
M.A. (History), Karachi University.
Ph.D. (History), Miami University, Ohio, USA.


American foreign policy: 20th century America.  
Canada:Politics and foreign policy


Pakistan-Canada Relations, 1947-1982.


  1. Reciepent of American Research Fellowship of the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Washington, D.C.
  2. Dissertation Fellow, Miami University.
  3. Four times reciepint of Miami University's Graduate Student Achievement Award.
  4. Reciepent of Research Grant from the Harry S. Truman Library (Independence, Missouri), Dwight D. Eisenhower Librarry (Abilene, Kansas), and Lyndon B. Johnson Library (Austin Texas).


Mrs. Shabana Fayyaz


M.Sc International Relations (QAU), Islamabad.
MA-International Studies MIS (General Program).


Level & 2 of Business administration.
Word Perfect and Word Star.


  1. Quaid-i-Azam University Merit Scholarship, QAU Islamabad.
  2. Foreign & Commonwealth Office Scholarship, United Kingdom.Gold.


Muhammad Mujeeb Afzal


B.A. Political Science, History (Punjab University), Lahore
M.Sc. South Asia and Theory of international Relations (QAU Islamabad)
M.Phil QAU Islamabad.


  1. Islamic theory of International Relations.
  2. Pak-Us Relations: The post Cold War Phase, Pakistan Journal of American Studies, Summer and Fall 1996.
  3. Islam and Democracy.


  1. Pakistan: the Karachi crisis April 1996.
  2. Ejectoral Reforms: The system of Dual Voting April 1996.
  3. Pakistan: The Domestic Scene June 1996.




Muhammad Aamer & Imran Sharif Butt (all rights reserved) 2000.