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.

Fall Semester 2018-19The Modern Middle East: History, Opportunities & Challenges1801
Fall Semester 2018-19Politics of International Terrorism1801
Spring Semester 2017-18Senior Project1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Independent Study1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Independent Study1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Diplomacy: History & Practice1702
Spring Semester 2017-18US Involvement in the Middle East1702
Fall Semester 2017-18Senior Project1701
Fall Semester 2017-18The Modern Middle East: History, Opportunities & Challenges1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Politics of International Terrorism1701
Spring Semester 2016-17Independent Study1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Senior Project II1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Politics of International Terrorism1602
Spring Semester 2016-17US Involvement in the Middle East1602
Fall Semester 2016-17Senior Project I1601
Fall Semester 2016-17The Modern Middle East: History, Opportunities & Challenges1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Diplomacy: History & Practice1601
Spring Semester 2015-16Politics of International Terrorism1502
Spring Semester 2015-16US Involvement in the Middle East1502
Fall Semester 2015-16Diplomacy: History & Practice1501
Fall Semester 2015-16The Modern Middle East1501
  • Past Courses
    Fall Semester 2011-12Politics of International Terrorism1101
    Fall Semester 2011-12Geo-Politics of South Asia1101
    Spring Semester 2010-11The Modern Middle East: History, Opportunities & Challenges1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Senior Project I1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Diplomacy: History & Practice1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Independent Study1002
    Fall Semester 2010-11Politics of International Terrorism1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Independent Study1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Independent Study1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Geo-Politics of South Asia1001
    Spring Semester 2009-10Diplomacy: History & Practice902
    Spring Semester 2009-10US Involvement in the Middle East902
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Independent Study804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Independent Study804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09US Involvement in the Middle East804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09The Politics of International Terrorism804
    Summer Qtr 2006-07The Modern Middle East604
    Summer Qtr 2006-07The Politics of International Terrorism604
    Summer Qtr 2005-06US Involvement in the Middle East504
    Summer Qtr 2005-06The Politics of International Terrorism504