Faculty Profile

Dr. Laila Bushra

Assistant Professor

Humanities & Social Sciences

Laila Bushra (Assistant Professor) has a Bachelor of Science (honors) degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the Lahore University of Managements Sciences (LUMS). Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. Her fields of interest have been Political Economy and Historical Sociology. Laila Bushra has been working as a Teaching Fellow at the Department of Humanities and Social Science at LUMS since September 2006. Her taught courses include Global Cities, A.D. 1300-2000, Introduction to Sociology, Comparative Sociology of Religious Fundamentalism, Classical Social Theory, and Africa in the World-System.

SemesterTitleCode
Fall Semester 2017-18Independent Study1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Senior Project1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Global Cities 1300 A.D - 2000 A.D1701
Spring Semester 2016-17Senior Project II1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Classical Sociological Theory1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Introduction to Sociology1602
Fall Semester 2016-17Senior Project I1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Africa in the World System1601
Spring Semester 2015-16Independent Study1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Classical Sociological Theory1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Introduction to Sociology1502
Spring Semester 2014-15Space and the City1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Introduction to Sociology1402
  • Past Courses
    SemesterTitleCode
    Spring Semester 2013-14Eric Hobsbawn on The Making of Modern World Economy1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Senior Project II1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Introduction to Sociology1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14Senior Project I1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Classical Sociological Theory1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Africa in the World System1301
    Spring Semester 2012-13Comparative Sociology of Religious Fundamentalism1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Independent Study1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Introduction to Sociology1202
    Fall Semester 2011-12Introduction to Development Studies1101
    Spring Semester 2010-11Senior Project I1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Independent Study1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Classical Sociological Theory1002
    Spring Semester 2010-11Introduction to Sociology1002
    Fall Semester 2010-11Global Cities 1300 A.D - 2000 A.D1001
    Summer Semester 2009-10Independent Study903
    Spring Semester 2009-10Classical European Sociology902
    Spring Semester 2009-10Classical Sociological Theory902
    Spring Semester 2009-10Introduction to Sociology902
    Fall Semester 2009-10Independent Study901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Global Cities 1300 A.D - 2000 A.D901
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Senior Project804
    Summer Qtr 2008-09Independent Study804
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Senior Project803
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Independent Study803
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Independent Study803
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Africa in the World System803
    Spring Qtr 2008-2009Introduction to Sociology803
    Winter Qtr 2008-09Classical Sociological Theory802
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09Comparative Sociology of Religious Fundamentalism801
    Summer Qtr 2007-08Global Cities 1300 A.D - 2000 A.D704
    Summer Qtr 2007-08SS Independent Study I704
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Africa in the World System703
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Introduction to Sociology703
    Winter Qtr 2007-08Comparative Sociology of Religious Fundamentalism702
    Winter Qtr 2007-08Introduction to Sociology702
    Spring Qtr 2006-07Global Cities 1300 A.D - 2000 A.D603
    Winter Qtr 2006-07Africa in the World System602
    Winter Qtr 2006-07Introduction to Sociology602
    Autumn Qtr 2006-07Comparative Sociology of Religious Fundamentalism601
    Autumn Qtr 2006-07Introduction to Sociology601
    Winter Qtr 2004-05Nationalism & Modernity402
    Winter Qtr 2004-05Introduction to Sociology402