Faculty Profile

Dr. Mohammad Waseem

Visiting Faculty

Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Mohammad Waseem is Professor of Political Science at Department of Social Sciences, Lahore University of Management Sciences. He was Chairman of the International Relations Department, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. He has written on ethnic, Islamic, constitutional, electoral and sectarian politics of Pakistan. His books include: Politics and the State in Pakistan (1989), The 1993 Elections in Pakistan (1994) and Strengthening of Democracy in Pakistan (co-authored with S.J. Burki) (2002). He also edited the book Electoral Reform in Pakistan (2002).

Professor Waseem was Pakistan Chair at St. Antony's College Oxford from 1995-1999. He has been a visiting professor in Sciences Po Paris; visiting scholar in the International Programme for Advanced Studies MSH, Paris; Fulbright Fellow in the New Century Scholars Programme at The Brookings Institution, Washington DC; Fellow of the Ford Foundation at Oxford; DAAD Fellow at the University of Heidelberg; Fulbright Fellow at Columbia University, New York; Fellow of the Indian Historical Research Council, New Delhi; Fellow of the British Council in London; and Fellow of the American Political Science Association in Washington DC.

Professor Waseem has been on the editorial boards of international academic journals; Ethnicities (Bristol), Contemporary South Asia (Bradford) and International Studies (New Delhi). He was the team leader of research projects sponsored by DFID London and UNDP Islamabad. He was the country coordinator for Pakistan for a survey project on South Asia sponsored by Ford Foundation.

    • Book Section/chapter
      • Waseem, M. Indo-Pakistan relations: social, cultural and political dimensions . Social and Economic Development in South Asia ,
      • Waseem, M. Constitutionalism and power dynamics in Pakistan . Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia , Cambridge University Press
      • Waseem, M. Clash of institutions in contemporary Pakistan . A Routledge Handbook on Pakistan ,
    • Journal Articles
      • Waseem, M. Unscrambling of the British Empire: India and Pakistan as ‘unequal’ members of the Commonwealth . South Asian History and Culture, UK ,
Comparative PoliticsFall Semester 2014-151401
Senior Project IFall Semester 2014-151401
Independent StudySpring Semester 2014-151402
Constitutional Development in PakistanSpring Semester 2014-151402
Politics of IndiaSpring Semester 2014-151402
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2014-151402
Comparative PoliticsFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project IFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project IFall Semester 2015-161501
Independent StudySpring Semester 2015-161502
Media & PoliticsSpring Semester 2015-161502
Anthropology of StateSpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project ISpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2015-161502
Constitutional Development in PakistanFall Semester 2016-171601
Politics of South AsiaSpring Semester 2016-171602
Comparative PoliticsSpring Semester 2016-171602
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
Anthropology of StateFall Semester 2017-181701
  • Past Courses
    Pakistan Studies: Culture and HeritageAutumn Qtr 2006-07601
    Politics of South AsiaWinter Qtr 2006-07602
    Civil Society and Social MovementsWinter Qtr 2006-07602
    Politics of PakistanSpring Qtr 2006-07603
    Making Sense of Language: An Introduction to Language, Culture & CommunicationSpring Qtr 2006-07603
    Pakistan Studies: Culture and HeritageAutumn Qtr 2007-08701
    Social Sciences Senior ProjectWinter Qtr 2007-08702
    Domestics Politics & Foreign PolicyWinter Qtr 2007-08702
    Politics of South AsiaSpring Qtr 2007-08703
    Comparative PoliticsSpring Qtr 2007-08703
    Social Sciences Senior ProjectSpring Qtr 2007-08703
    Social Sciences Senior ProjectSummer Qtr 2007-08704
    Civil Society and Social MovementsAutumn Qtr 2008-09801
    Politics of IndiaAutumn Qtr 2008-09801
    Comparative PoliticsWinter Qtr 2008-09802
    Politics of PakistanWinter Qtr 2008-09802
    Senior ProjectSpring Qtr 2008-2009803
    Media & PoliticsSpring Qtr 2008-2009803
    Independent StudySummer Qtr 2008-09804
    Senior ProjectSummer Qtr 2008-09804
    Comparative PoliticsFall Semester 2009-10901
    Civil Society and Social MovementsFall Semester 2009-10901
    Senior ProjectFall Semester 2009-10901
    Politics of PakistanSpring Semester 2009-10902
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2009-10902
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2009-10902
    Media & PoliticsSpring Semester 2009-10902
    Independent StudyFall Semester 2010-111001
    Constitutional Development in PakistanFall Semester 2010-111001
    Comparative PoliticsSpring Semester 2010-111002
    Politics of IndiaSpring Semester 2010-111002
    Politics of PakistanFall Semester 2011-121101
    Comparative PoliticsSpring Semester 2011-121102
    Media & PoliticsSpring Semester 2011-121102
    Constitutional Development in PakistanFall Semester 2012-131201
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2012-131202
    Politics of IndiaSpring Semester 2012-131202
    Domestic Policy & Foreign PolicySpring Semester 2012-131202
    Comparative PoliticsFall Semester 2013-141301
    Politics of PakistanSpring Semester 2013-141302
    Anthropology of StateSpring Semester 2013-141302