Announcements :
• Dr. Muhammad Hanif Khalil has resumed the charge as Acting Director of the National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad w.e.f. 25-09-2023
• The Institute has announced BS, M. Phil, and PhD admissions (Fall-2023)
National Institute of Pakistan Studies
Name: Dr. Mariam Asif
Designation: Assistant Professor
Date of Birth: 24 June 1982
Nationality: Pakistani
Mailing Address: NIPS, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
Phone #: +92-308-371-8948
E-mail: mariam.saqib1982@gmail.com

Academic Qualification

Degree Certificate Institution/Board/University Session Division Major Subjects
PhD International Relations Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. 2010-2017 A grade International Relations
M.Phil. International Relations Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. 2007-2009 A grade International Relations
M.Sc. Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. 2004-2006 1st Political Studies
B.A. Punjab University 2001-2003 1st Economics, English, Literature
A Levels City School 2001 A grade Accounting, Computers, Economics
O Levels City School 1998 A grade Chemistry, Biology, Math., Physics

Experience

  • Lecturer, National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad – Pakistan, (Current).
    Specialized Course:
    1. Political Parties & Pressure Groups in Pakistan.
    2. Foreign Relations of Pakistan.
    3. Defense and Strategic Policy of Pakistan.
    4. Theories of International Relations.
    5. Foreign Policy Analysis.
  • Visiting Faculty (Lecturer), Bahria University, (2010-2012)
    Specialized Course:
    1. Theories of International Relations
    2. Research Methodology
  • Visiting Faculty (Lecturer), Iqra University, (2011-2013)
    Specialized Course:
    1. Theories of International Relations Since 1945
    2. Research Methodology
  • Visiting Faculty (Lecturer), NUML University, (2009-2010)
    Specialized Course:
    1. Foreign Policy Analysis.
  • Research Associate, Islamic University, (2007-2008)

Specialized Courses

  • Political Parties and Pressure Groups in Pakistan.
  • Foreign Relations of Pakistan.
  • Defense and Strategic Policy of Pakistan.
  • Foreign Policy Analysis.
  • Federalism in Pakistan.
  • Introduction to Political Science.
  • Foreign Policy of Pakistan.
  • English Language.
  • Political Parties and Civil Society in Pakistan.
  • International Relations since 1945.
  • Introduction to International Relations.
  • U.S Foreign Policy.
  • Theories of IR.
  • Research Methodology.

Publications

  1. Pakistan Journal of American Studies (ISSN NO: 1011-811X) “Baluchistan as a Factor in Pak-US Relations” Vol. 35, No.2 Category Y, 2017.
  2. Global Social Sciences Review. (P-ISSN 2520-0348) “Evaluating Role of International Actors in the Balochistan’s Unrest”,Vol.III,No.1,Category Y, 2018.
  3. Journal of Contemporary Studies, (ISSN: 2227-3883), “Pakistan’s Counter-Insurgency in Balochistan: An Analysis”, Vol.VIII, No.1, CategoryY,2019.
  4. Journal of Positive Psychology, (1SSN: 2717-7564), International Law and Legality of U.S Humanitarian Military Intervention in Syria. 6, No.7 Category X, 2022.
  5. Global Strategic and Security Studies Review, (ISSN: 2708-2121) “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and its Impact on Civil Military Relations in Pakistan”, Vol.VII, No.11, Category Y, 2022.
  6. Global International Relations Review, (ISSN: 2788-5062), “Modi is Hiding Behind the Cloak of Secularism to promote Hindutva Ideology”, V, No.1, Category Y,       2022.
  7. Global International Relations Review, (ISSN: 2788-5062), “Rise of Baloch Insurgency: Domestic and International Factors”,Vol.V,No.II, Category Y, 2022.
  8. Global Strategic and Security Studies Review, (ISSN: 2708-2121), “The Promulgation of Hindutva Ideology under Secularism’s Curtain in the Modi Era” Vol. VII, No. 1, Category Y, 2022.

Research Projects

  1. International Islamic University Islamabad, 2006-2007, “Project on Central Asia.”
  2. China West Normal University, 2010-2011, “Political Parties in Baluchistan.”
  3. Ethnic Tribal and Religious Militancy in Pakistan (2001-2011) Domestic and International Factors, HEC, 2014-2015.

Conferences

  1. “A Survey of American History”, Area Study Centre, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad,2006 in collaboration with Public Affairs Section U.S Embassy Islamabad.
  2. “Politics of Central Asian States”, Faculty of Social Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad, 2007.
  3. “International Conference on History and its Dimensions in Pakistan”, Faculty of Social Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad,
  4. “Conference on China- Pakistan Economic Corridor: Political, Social and Economic Perspective”, Department of Pakistan Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Punjab University.
  5. “75 Years of Pakistan: History, Diplomacy and Economy”, Iqra University, November 2022.
  6. “Public Policy and Good Governance in the Contemporary Age”, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Department of Political Science, 14-15 February 2023.

Awards

  1. First position in MSc Political Studies, Area Study Centre, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  2. Gold Medal in MSc Political Studies, Area Study Centre, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
  3. First Position in M.Phil International Relations, School of Political and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

Administrative Services Rendered

  1. Female Warden (Hostel no.8 Quaid-i-Azam University) Responsible for all matters relating to the maintenance of the hostels and student affairs,2008-2010.
  2. Student Affairs Incharge (Female), To address issues pertaining to female students in their academic field,2012 till date.
  3. Member of Admission Committee (M.PHIL/PHD), To participate in the evaluation process of tests and interviews of the MPHIL and PHD students, 2020 till date.
  4. Member of Examination Committee, Related to all matters of code and conduct of the exams, 2012 till date.
  5. Member of Financial Assistance Committee.
  6. Member of BS Scheme of Studies and Course Outlines, Addressing matters concerning financial issues of the department.
  7. Devising the BS Scheme of Studies and Course Outlines for different subjects, 2013-2018.