Faculty Profile

Mr. Syed Azmat Hassan

Adjunct Faculty

Department Of Humanities & Social Sciences

Ambassador Syed Azmat Hassan (Retd.) holds an appointment  as an Adjunct Professor at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Prior to joining academia as a practitioner, he has served for 34 years as a career diplomat for Pakistan. Among his diplomatic assignments, he was Ambassador of Pakistan in descending order to Morocco (1995-99), Syria (with responsibility for Lebanon) (1989-91) and Malaysia (1985-88). He was also Deputy Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations in New York (1979-80). At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Pakistan, Hassan held numerous assignments including Director General for Afghanistan, and headed the Middle East Division as Additional Secretary. He was also selected to serve as Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for Foreign Affairs and Defense (1992-94).
Ambassador Hassan joined LUMS in 2006 after teaching successively at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, New Jersey (2000-2006, 2012-2014). During this period he also held appointments at Columbia University (2009) and at Rutgers University (2006). He rejoined LUMS in 2015 and has been teaching there since then.

Semester Title Code
Fall Semester 2018-19 The Modern Middle East: History, Opportunities & Challenges 1801
Fall Semester 2018-19 Politics of International Terrorism 1801
Spring Semester 2017-18 Senior Project 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 Independent Study 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 Independent Study 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 Diplomacy: History & Practice 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 US Involvement in the Middle East 1702
Fall Semester 2017-18 Senior Project 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 The Modern Middle East: History, Opportunities & Challenges 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Politics of International Terrorism 1701
Spring Semester 2016-17 Independent Study 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Senior Project II 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Politics of International Terrorism 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 US Involvement in the Middle East 1602
Fall Semester 2016-17 Senior Project I 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 The Modern Middle East: History, Opportunities & Challenges 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Diplomacy: History & Practice 1601
Spring Semester 2015-16 Politics of International Terrorism 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 US Involvement in the Middle East 1502
Fall Semester 2015-16 Diplomacy: History & Practice 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 The Modern Middle East 1501
  • Past Courses
    Semester Title Code
    Fall Semester 2011-12 Politics of International Terrorism 1101
    Fall Semester 2011-12 Geo-Politics of South Asia 1101
    Spring Semester 2010-11 The Modern Middle East: History, Opportunities & Challenges 1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11 Senior Project I 1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11 Diplomacy: History & Practice 1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11 Independent Study 1002
    Fall Semester 2010-11 Politics of International Terrorism 1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11 Independent Study 1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11 Independent Study 1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11 Geo-Politics of South Asia 1001
    Spring Semester 2009-10 Diplomacy: History & Practice 902
    Spring Semester 2009-10 US Involvement in the Middle East 902
    Summer Qtr 2008-09 Independent Study 804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09 Independent Study 804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09 US Involvement in the Middle East 804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09 The Politics of International Terrorism 804
    Summer Qtr 2006-07 The Modern Middle East 604
    Summer Qtr 2006-07 The Politics of International Terrorism 604
    Summer Qtr 2005-06 US Involvement in the Middle East 504
    Summer Qtr 2005-06 The Politics of International Terrorism 504