Dr Umaima Kamran, Associate Professor of English


Dr Kamran is currently chairing the Department of English, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, she completed her Ph.D. in English from International Islamic University, Islamabad. She is a team-builder and able to develop good rapport with students and colleagues and create an atmosphere of mutual sharing, understanding and transfer of knowledge. She got twenty-six research articles published in the field of English linguistics and literature.

Dr. Aroosa Kanwal, Associate Professor of English


Dr. Aroosa Kanwal is Associate Professor in English Literature, Department of English at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan. She held a postdoctoral fellowship at Lancaster University, UK (2018-2020). She is the author of Contemporary Pakistani Speculative Fiction and the Global Imaginary: Democratizing Human Futures (Routledge 2023), Rehumanizing Muslim Subjectivities: Postcolonial Geographies, Postcolonial Ethics (forthcoming, Routledge 2024), The Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing (Routledge, 2019) and Rethinking Identities in Contemporary Pakistani Fiction: Beyond 9/11 (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2015. Rethinking Identities received the KLF-Coca-Cola award for the best non-fiction book of the year 2015. Dr Kanwal is also the winner of the 2018 UK Alumni Professional Achievement Award and finalist for UK Alumni Culture and Creativity Award, 2023.

Dr. Yasir Hussain, Assistant Professor (TTS)

Email: yasir@qau.edu.pk

He has a Ph.D. in Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies with concentration in Teaching of English to the Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of New Mexico, USA. He has been a Fulbright alumnus to the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago. He is a certified master from the University of Oregon, USA. His interest areas include English language teaching, critical pedagogy, language in education, teachers training and sociolinguistics.

Dr Sara Ali Dr. Sara Ali, Assistant Professor (TTS)

Email: saraali@qau.edu.pk

Sara Ali did her BA (Hons) and MPhil from Government College University and Kinnaird College for Women University respectively. She did her PhD in English Literature from University of Waikato, New Zealand. Her poetry has been published in New Zealand’s literary journals Mayhem (2019) and Landfall (2020). Her recent research forms a dialogue with the works of Judith Butler, Raewyn Connell and Gayatri Spivak with the intention of contributing towards the vocabulary for interrogating and interpreting representations of Pakistani masculinities.

Dr. Shazia Akbar Ghilzai, Assistant Professor (OPS)

Email: sghilzai@qau.edu.pk

Dr. Ghilzai is working at the Department of English, Quaid-i-Azam University since 2011.She has gained her MA in Psycho and Neuro Linguistics from the University of Essex UK. She received her PhD from the UNIVERSITY SORBONNE PARIS NORD, France. She is associated with the TTN Lab USPN Paris. Her research interests include topics in the areas of Critical Discourse Analysis, Postcolonial Studies, Feminist Theory, Gender studies,Socio-linguistics, Anthropological Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Language Processing, Language Disorders, Experimental Techniques and Analysis, Collecting and Analysing Multi-media Corpora.

Ms. Arooj Rana, Lecturer in English

Email: arana@qau.edu.pk

She has secured a gold medal in M.Phil. Linguistics and Literature from Air University.

Ms. Sadaf Mehmood Lecturer in English

Email: sadaf.mehmood@qau.edu.pk

She has been awarded a commonwealth scholarship to pursue her PhD research from the University of Huddersfield, UK.