Dr Amna Mahmood

Dr Amna Mahmood
Professor/ Dean Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Politics & International Relations
Faculty of Social Sciences (F)
International Islamic University
Islamabad, Pakistan
Office: +92519019849
Fax no.: +92519258094
Email: [email protected]

Qualification:
Post-doc
University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA.
Ph. D
“Transition from Military to Civilian Rule in Pakistan: 1985-1999”
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 2012.
M. Phil
“Emerging Interdependence between China and the US-Trade & Technology Transfers
American Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2001.
M. A
Political Science, Govt. College Lahore, Pakistan, 1986.

Experience

  1. Teaching as Professor
    01-02-2016 to date
  2. Teaching as Associate Professor
    15-09-2015 to 02-02-2016
  3. Teaching as Assistant Professor
    17/08/2007 to 14/09/2015

Department of Politics and International Relations
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

  1. Teaching as Lecturer
    Higher Education Department, Government of the Punjab, Lahore,
    06/01/1990 to 16/08/2007.

Distance Education (IT Based)
External Head, Pakistan Studies Department, Virtual University of Pakistan. From 2002 to 2007.

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. “Restoration of Democracy under Siege: A Case Study of Junejo Government in Pakistan 1985-1988,” Pakistan Perspective, Vol. 22, no. 1, January-June 2017, pp. 73-96.
  2. “US Policy of Technology Transfer to China,” Business Review, Volume 10, No. 2. July – December 2015 (A Journal of Institute of Business Administration, Karachi), pp. 66-82.
  3. “US Drone Attacks in FATA: An International Law Perspective” International Journal of Business and Social Science, ISSN: 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online), vol. 6, no. 6, June 2015, pp. 165-176. ijbssnet.com/journals/Vol_6_No_6_June_2015/14.pdf 
  4. “Bangladesh-Pakistan Relations: A Hostage to History, “ American International Journal of Contemporary Research, ISSN 2162-139X (Print), ISSN 2162-142X (Online), Vol. 5, no. 2. April 2015, pp. 66-77.  www.aijcrnet.com/journals/Vol_5_No_2_April_2015/10.pdf
  5. “Security and Drone Attacks in FATA: A Legal Perspective,” Pakistan Annual Research Journal, Pakistan Study Centre, University of Peshawar, vol. 50, 2014, pp. 81-100. 
  6. “Regional Political Parties: A Challenge to the Political Stability of Pakistan,” Pakistan Vision, a Research Journal of the University of the Punjab, Lahore, vol. 15, no. 1, 2014, pp. 1-39.
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  7. “Politics of Women’s Education in Pakistan and Government Policies, 1947-2008,”  History & Culture, A Research Journal of National Institute of Historical Research, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, Pakistan, vol.33, no. 2, 2012.
  8. “EU vs. SAARC: A study of the Process of Regional Integration,” Regional Studies, Vol. XXX, no. 4, Autumn 2012, pp. 3-26.
  9. “Women Education in Pakistan: Cultural Constraints and Social Challenges,” Journal of Women Studies, Fatima Jinnah women University, Rawalpindi., vol. 11, no. 1, Spring 2012, pp. 1-14.
  10. “Role of Education in Human Development: A Study of South Asian Countries,” Business Review, Volume 7, No. 2. July – December 2012 (A Journal of Institute of Business Administration, Karachi), pp. 131-142.
  11. “Dynamics of Transition from Military Rule to Democracy: A Study of Zuklfiqar Ali Bhutto Regime,” Journal of Research Society of Pakistan, University of the Punjab, Lahore, vol. 49, no. 1,
    Jan-June 2012, pp. 135-176.
  12. “Youth Participation and Local Government System In Pakistan,” Journal of Social Sciences, Allamah Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, vol. XX, no.1, Spring 2012.
  13. “The Royal Indian Army: Organization and Evolution,” Marghalla Papers, A Research Journal of National Defence University Islamabad, Pakistan, vol. XV, no. 1, 2011, pp. 49-72.
  14. “Relevance of Marxist Philosophy to the Family Structure and Working Women Phenomena in Pakistan,” published in International Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Vol. 1 No. 10; August 2011, pp. 229-235.
  15. “Political Empowerment of Women in South Asian Countries-A Comparative Study,” Pakistan Vision, vol. 10, no. 1, January- June 2009, pp. 151-166.
  16. “Political Ideals of Fatima Jinnah (National Leader)” Pakistan Vision Journal of Pakistan Study Center, University of the Punjab, Lahore, vol. 6, no. 1, July 2005, pp. 55-76
  17. “Women Empowerment under Musharraf Administration” Pakistan Vision Journal of Pakistan Study Center, Pakistan. vol. 5, no. 2, December, 2004, pp. 1-20.
  18. “US- Pakistan Relations in Reagan Era: Pakistan’s Perspective,” Regional Studies, Islamabad, vol. 11, No. 2, Spring 2003, pp. 86-100.
  19. “The American Policy of Non-Proliferation towards Pakistan: A Post-Cold War Perspective,” Pakistan Horizon, vol. 56, No. 1, January 2003, pp. 35-54.
  20. “Iqbal and Muslim Universalism,” South Asian Studies: An InternationalJournal of South Asian Affairs, South Asian study Center University of the Punjab, Lahore, vol. 18, No. 1, January 2003, pp. 51-70.
  21. “Jinnah (Father of the Nation) from Nationalist Muslim to Muslim Nationalist,” South Asian Studies: An InternationalJournal of South Asian Affairs, South Asian study Center University of the Punjab, Lahore, vol. 17, No. 1, January 2002, pp. 17-34.

Co-Authored

  1. “British Injustice with the Punjab” Journal of Research Society of Pakistan, Lahore, vol. 51, no.1, 2014.
  2. “Martin Luther King Jr. and M. K. Gandhi: A Comparative Study,” Pakistan Annual Research Journal, Pakistan Study Centre, University of Peshawar.Vol. 49, 2013.pp.1-10
  3. “Revisiting Elections of 1946 and Punjab Politics,” Pakistan Vision, vol. 14, no. 2, December 2013, pp.207-230.
  4. “Sikander-Baldev Singh Pact and its Impact on Muslim Sikh Politics,” Journal of Research Society Pakistan, vol. 49, no. 2, July-December 2012.
  5. “A Survey of the Muslim-Sikh Relations in the Colonial Punjab,” International Journal of Academic Research, Vol. 3. No. 3, May, 2011, Part II, pp. 766-771.
  6. “Crips Mission Proposals and Muslim Sikh Relations in British Punjab,” Journal of Research Society Pakistan, Vol. 48, No. 01, 2011, pp. 1-22.

Book Reviews:

  1. Pakistan – Japan Relations: continuity and change in economic relations and security interests, by Ahmed Rashid Malik, London, Routledge, 2008. Review published in Journal of Contemporary South Asia (UK), March 19: 1, 2011, pp. 103-104.
  2. Between the Dreams and Reality, Some Milestones in Pakistan’s History by Sartaj Aziz,Karachi, Oxford University Press, 2009. Published in IPRI, A Journal of Institute of Policy Research Islamabad, vol. XI, no. 2, Summer 2011, pp. 136-138.
  3. Crossed Swords, by Shuja Nawaz, Karachi, Oxford University Press, 2008. Pakistan Vision, a Research Journal of the University of the Punjab, Lahore, vol. 12, No. 2, fall 2011, pp. 255-269.

Selected Conferences& Seminars:
Paper on “Cultural Challengesof CPEC to the Pakistani Society,” The Second IIUI-UNCW International Conference“Local Cities, Foreign Capitals: Finding the LocalAnchor in the Global Cultures” October 9-11, 2017, Islamabad. Part of Organizing team of the Conference.

Paper on “Globalization and Right to Information Legislation in Pakistan,”The First IIUI-UNCW International Conference“Local Cities, Foreign Capitals,” held on 26-28 May 2016 in North Carolina, Wilmington, USA.

 “Politics of South China Sea,” in Conference “Rethinking Regions,” held on 27-28th April 2017 in University of Virginia International, USA.

Paper on Challenges to the Security of Pakistan: Post-US withdrawal period, on 10th March 2017,to Foreign Policy Association, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.

US- Pakistan Relations in post-9/11 Period: Afghanistan and India in perspective, 27th March 2017, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, USA.

Interfaith Dialogue and Social Relations between Muslims and Christens in Western Societies, Panel Discussion on 15 April 2017 in University of North Carolina, Wilmington, USA.      

Paper on “Cold War in South Asia: India Pakistan Relations in Perspective,” on 12th April 2017, 2017, Seminar in University of North Carolina, Wilmington.  
Paper on “Arab Spring: Opportunities and Challenges in Egypt,” (On Skype) in First International Symposium on Politics and Society in the Islamic world held on 22nd to 23rd October 2015, Lodz, Poland. 

Paper on “Elections in Pakistan 2013: Prospects of Government Formation for PML(N): Implications for UAE,”Berkley Middle East, Dubai, 17 May 2013.  

Paper on “Regional Political Parties,” (Virtual) University of Alberta, Canada, Annual Conference of Canadian Political Science Association, held on 13-15 June, 2012.

Paper onFamily Structure in the traditional Societies: the Application of Marxist Analysis in Relevance of Marxist Ideology, University of Newcastle, UK, held on 28-29 January 2011.

“India Pakistan Relations: Progress on Kashmir Issue,” Addressed Kashmir Day Seminar as Chairperson of Politics & IR Department, International Islamic University, February 2010.

Paper on “Role of the United States in Palestinian-Israeli Conflict in post-World War II Period,” in Seminar on the Israeli war on Ghazi: Causes and Consequences, held in IIUI, 2009.

Paper on “Political Empowerment of Women in South Asian Countries-A Comparative Study,” in Conference titled Perspectives on Religion and Society in South Asia” Pakistan Studies Center, University of the Punjab Lahore, 19-20 February 2007.

Paper on “Iqbal’s Concept of Democracy,” in Annual Session of Iqbal Academy, Lahore, April 2005.

Projects:
“Education for Justice (E4J) United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna, 2017-2018. 

“A Cross-Cultural Assessment of Political Science Education and Current Events,” a joint Research Project of Department of Politics & IR, IIU and Department of Global studies and Public Affairs, UNCW, USA. From June-December, 2017.

Books:

  • Emerging Interdependence between China and the US -Trade & Technology Transfers (Published)
  • Government, State & Society in South Asia (under publication)
  • External Relations of Pakistan (under publication)

Membership:
American Political Science Association (Complementary member)
Council of Social Sciences Pakistan.
Canadian Political science Association, Canada.
Society of Asian Civilization, Quaid-i-AzamUniversity, Islamabad.

Co-Curriculum:
Articles writing in different magazines and newspapers.
NATION (English), DIN (Urdu), JANG (Urdu).

Media Appearance:

  1. Analyst on Politics and International Relations
  • PTV World (English)
  • PTV News
  • Dunya News, Express News, Waqat News, ARY News, Royal TV, Such TV.
  1. Compared in various Television Programs of Discussion on PTV Lahore, 1997-2002.