Assistant Professor, School of Governance and Society at University of Management and Technology, Pakistan
Dr. Aisha Azhar, a Fulbright Scholar, has completed her PhD and master's degrees in Public Administration & Policy from Florida State University (FSU), Florida, USA. Part of her PhD program was funded by the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program, FSU, USA. She is currently working as assistant professor at School of Governance and Society at University of Management and Technology, Pakistan. She attended BIARI 2017 (USA) for the Humanitarian Response and Post-Conflict Reconstruction at Brown University, USA. Dr Azhar had undertaken several funded projects, including Women empowerment project in Ghazi; funded by USAID and Public Administration education system in Pakistan funded by Agha Khan Development Network and more recently the Humanitarian Innovation Initiative (HI²), Brown University. Currently, she is working to explore the impact of war of terror on polio vaccination programs and its implications on COVID-19 vaccination in Pakistan. Dr. Azhar has published several research papers in national and international journals. Her areas of expertise include governance, emergency management (relief and recovery phases), non-profit management, social network analysis, and public service motivation.