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 ,
SemesterTitleCode
Fall Semester 2017-18Anthropology of State1701
Spring Semester 2016-17Independent Study1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Comparative Politics1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Politics of South Asia1602
Fall Semester 2016-17Constitutional Development in Pakistan1601
Spring Semester 2015-16Senior Project II1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Senior Project I1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Anthropology of State1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Media & Politics1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Independent Study1502
Fall Semester 2015-16Senior Project I1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Senior Project I1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Comparative Politics1501
Spring Semester 2014-15Senior Project II1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Politics of India1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Constitutional Development in Pakistan1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Independent Study1402
Fall Semester 2014-15Senior Project I1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Comparative Politics1401
  • Past Courses
    SemesterTitleCode
    Spring Semester 2013-14Anthropology of State1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Politics of Pakistan1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14Comparative Politics1301
    Spring Semester 2012-13Domestic Policy & Foreign Policy1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Politics of India1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Independent Study1202
    Fall Semester 2012-13Constitutional Development in Pakistan1201
    Spring Semester 2011-12Media & Politics1102
    Spring Semester 2011-12Comparative Politics1102
    Fall Semester 2011-12Politics of Pakistan1101
    Spring Semester 2010-11Politics of India1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Comparative Politics1002
    Fall Semester 2010-11Constitutional Development in Pakistan1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Independent Study1001
    Spring Semester 2009-10Media & Politics902
    Spring Semester 2009-10Independent Study902
    Spring Semester 2009-10Independent Study902
    Spring Semester 2009-10Politics of Pakistan902
    Fall Semester 2009-10Senior Project901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Civil Society and Social Movements901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Comparative Politics901
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Senior Project804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Independent Study804
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Media & Politics803
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Senior Project803
    Winter Qtr 2008-09Politics of Pakistan802
    Winter Qtr 2008-09Comparative Politics802
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Politics of India801
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Civil Society and Social Movements801
    Summer Qtr 2007-08Social Sciences Senior Project704
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Social Sciences Senior Project703
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Comparative Politics703
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Politics of South Asia703
    Winter Qtr 2007-08Domestics Politics & Foreign Policy702
    Winter Qtr 2007-08Social Sciences Senior Project702
    Autumn Qtr 2007-08Pakistan Studies: Culture and Heritage701
    Spring Qtr 2006-07Making Sense of Language: An Introduction to Language, Culture & Communication603
    Spring Qtr 2006-07Politics of Pakistan603
    Winter Qtr 2006-07Civil Society and Social Movements602
    Winter Qtr 2006-07Politics of South Asia602
    Autumn Qtr 2006-07Pakistan Studies: Culture and Heritage601