Dr. Waheed Ahmad Khan

Dr. Waheed Ahmad Khan

Associate Professor, Head, Department of Political Science and IR,


Dr. Waheed Khan has more than 12 years of research and teaching experience at both national and international level. He received his PhD from Purdue University, Indiana (USA). Later on he worked as an instructor at Purdue University, Indian, as Assistant Professor at Brescia University, Kentucky, and as Associate Professor at University of Management, Lahore. During his academic career he received multiple teaching and research awards and grants. He also performed administrative duties as Program Coordinator and Manager of institutional Effectiveness at Brescia University, Kentucky and as Head of the Department at University of Management and Technology, Lahore. He is also a keen researcher and frequent visitor at international conferences. His research interests include legitimacy of states and regimes; connection between domestic and international politics; Third World politics, especially issues related to state making and state consolidation; South Asian regional politics; study of conflicts related to enduring rivalries; Political Economy of Regionalism; and Time Series methods.

Ph.D. Political Science Purdue University, Indiana, USA 2007
M.Phil. American Studies Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 1999
M.Sc. International Relations Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 1996
BA English Literature Government College, Lahore 1993
Associate Professor and Head of the Department Department of Political ScienceUniversity of Management and Technology, Lahore 2013-2016
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator Department of Political ScienceBrescia University, Kentucky, USA 2008-2012
ManagerInstitutional Effectiveness Brescia University, Kentucky, USA 2008-2009
Instructor Department of Political SciencePurdue University, Indiana, USA 2001-2003
1Khan, Waheed (2010) Distinctive Features of the North American Regionalism: Why NAFTA is Least Likely to Follow the Path of the EU? Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Publishing House Ltd.
2Khan, Waheed A. (2009) “Domestic Legitimacy and International Conflict,” International Journal on World Peace, Vol. XXVI, No. 3, pp. 7-37.
3Khan, Waheed A. (2005) “Role of Ideas in the Survival of the Chinese Communist Party,” China Report: A Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 131-148.

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