Dr. Tania Saeed has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences - (MGSHSS).
Dr. Saeed obtained her DPhil in Education from the University of Oxford, UK and MSc in Gender, Development and Globalization from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2013 and 2006, respectively. She has worked as an Equity and Social Inclusion Advisor for DFID’s Punjab Education Sector Programme (PESP)-II, focusing on planning interventions to improve access to quality education for out of school children belonging to the most marginalized communities in Punjab. She has also worked on education and intolerance as part of a University of Oxford and Centre on Religion and Geopolitics project, studying teacher attitude and biases in government schools in Lahore and on monitoring and evaluating teacher education policy in India (Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar).
Dr. Saeed completed her Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from LUMS in 2005. She is an Associate Fellow at the Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS). She has contributed to leading journals and edited volumes, and is the author of the forthcoming book ‘Islamophobia and Securitization. Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice’ (Palgrave Macmillan, UK). She has worked with LUMS as Teaching Assistant from 2004 to 2005 and was recently associated as Adjunct Faculty prior to joining as Assistant Professor.
Her research interests include:
· Education and Social Inclusion
· Security and Democratization
Saeed, T. & Johnson, D. (2016). Intelligence, Global Terrorism and Higher Education: neutralising threats or alienating allies?. British Journal of Educational Studies, 64 (1), 37-51, doi:10.1080/00071005.2015.1123216.
Saeed, T. (2016). Islamophobia and the British Security Agenda. Global Dialogue Magazine of International Sociological Association, 7 (2).
Brown, K. & Saeed, T. (2015). Radicalization and Counter-Radicalization at British Universities: Encounters and Alternatives. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 38 (11), 1952-1968, doi:10.1080/01419870.2014.911343.
Neithammer, C., Saeed, T., Mohamed, S. & Charafi & Charafi, Y. (2007). Women Entrepreneurs and Access to Finance in Pakistan. Women's Policy Journal of Harvard, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 4, 1-12.
Saeed, T. (2019). Resisting Islamophobia. Muslim youth activism in the UK, InPress. P. Morey, A. Yakin, and A. Forte (Eds.), Contesting Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim Prejudice in Media, Culture and Politics.
Saeed, T. (2019). Islamophobia and the Muslim Student: Disciplining the Intellect, InPress. I. Awan and I. Zempi (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia.
Saeed, T. (2018). Islamophobia in Higher Education: Muslim students and the, Published. J. Arday and H. S. Mirza (Eds.), Dismantling Race in Higher Education. Racism, Whiteness and Decolonising the Academy, (pp. 233-250), Palgrave.
Saeed, T. (2017). Muslim Narratives of Schooling in Britain: From, Published. M.M. Ghaill, and C. Haywood (Eds.), Education, Neo-liberalism and Muslim Students: Schooling a 'Suspect Community', (pp. 217-231), Palgrave.
Saeed, T. (2017). Education and Disengagement: Extremism and the Perception of Muslim students, Published. F. Panjwani, L. Revell, R. Gholami and M. Diboll (Eds.), Education and Extremisms: Rethinking liberal pedagogies in the contemporary world, Routledge.
Saeed, T. (2014). Islamophobia, Published. John Scott (Eds.), A Dictionary of Sociology, Fourth Edition, Oxford University Press.
Lall, M. & Saeed, T. (2019). The Pakistani Narrative. Youth and the Security State.
Saeed, T. (2016). Islamophobia and Securitization: Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice. (Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series), Palgrave.
Saeed, T. (2018). Book Launch: Islamophobia and Securitization. Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice. Comparative and International Studies (CIES) Conference, Mexico City, Mexico.
Saeed, T. (2018). Ideology and the curriculum: Exploring the case of Urdu textbooks in government schools in Punjab, Pakistan. 47th Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, Wisconsin.
Saeed, T. (2017). Teacher Ideology and Inclusive Education: Teaching Towards (In)Tolerance. Comparative and International Studies (CIES) Conference 2017, Atlanta, United States of America.
Saeed, T. (2017). Securitizing the curriculum: Education reforms under the Punjab government in Pakistan. UKFIET, Education and Development Conference, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Saeed, T. (2015). Islamophobia: Experiential Accounts of Pakistani and British Pakistani Muslim Women in England. British Sociological Association (BSA), Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Saeed, T. (2014). Beyond the 'vulnerable': Islamic societies and Muslim student activism in English universities. British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS), Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Saeed, T. (2012). Islamophobia? Narratives of Pakistani and British Pakistani women in universities in England. Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Graduate Colloquium, Oxford, United Kingdom.