Faculty Profile

Dr. Amen Jaffer

Assistant Professor

Department Of Humanities & Social Sciences

Amen Jaffer is a sociologist trained in urban ethnography. His teaching and research interests include religion and politics, social theory, urban marginalization, social networks and spatial citizenship. He holds a PhD in Sociology from the New School for Social Research. His doctoral research inquired into the nature of sacred power in Punjabi cities by examining everyday spiritual life in religious institutions and marginalized communities. Currently, he is supervising a comparative research project on the discourses and practice of urban citizenship in Pakistan.

Semester Title Code
Spring Semester 2017-18 Spatial Politics and Citizenship in Urban Lives 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 Senior Project 1702
Fall Semester 2017-18 Senior Project 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Classical Sociological Theory 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Introduction to Sociology 1701
Spring Semester 2016-17 Deviance and Social Control 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Independent Study 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Senior Project II 1602
Fall Semester 2016-17 Culture, Power and Society 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Senior Project I 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Introduction to Sociology 1601
Spring Semester 2015-16 Liberalism and Islamism in Pakistan 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Introduction to Sociology 1502