Dr. Zahid Anwar
  • Professor

Dr. Zahid Anwar

Ph.D , University of Peshawar (1994) in Political Development in Pakistan-Afghanistan Region
Research Interest:  Pakistan and China's Foreign Policy and Political Development with focus on Pakistan-Afghanistan Region
Telephone: 92-91-922-2140
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  1. Post-Doctoral Research from Harriman Institute, Columbia University,USA (2005-6).
  2. PhD in Political Science (1994),
  3. M. A. in Political Science, M. A. in History, M. A. in Philosophy, M. A. in English, LLB,
  4. Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution from Uppsala University Sweden (2003),
  5. Mandarin, Shihezi University, Xinjiang, China (2004),
  6. Islamic orientation Course from International Islamic University Islamabad (2004)
  7. Postgraduate Diploma in Mediation and Democracy from CEU, Hungary (2007),
  8. Modern Research Methodology from IRP(2013), Lahore.
  9. Postgraduate Diploma in New Regionalism and Good Governance CEU Hungary (2014).


30 years University level Teaching Experience, Editor of Central Asia research journal (2004), travelled to more than 30 countries, supervising M. Phil / Ph. D scholars in their research as HEC approved supervisor and contributing to society as university faculty, writer, researcher and consultant in the field of Political Science with focus on South Asia especially Pakistan. Visiting faculty of many Universities within and without Pakistan., organized International conference as chief organizer:http://cpeccsc.uop.edu.pk/registration.html


Successfully completed HEC Thematic Grant project 2016 on women prison reforms in Pakistan. Prof Dr Zahid Anwar has published more than 40 research papers in International / impact factor journals in Political Science with focus on Pakistan, China and Afghanistan India,  Higher Education, foreign policy analysis, political philosophy and research methodology. Some of the International Conferences in which Prof Anwar has presented his papers were held in Indiana University Bloomington (2006), University of Utah ( Salt Lake City 2006), University of Michigan Ann Arbor  (2006), University of Washington Seattle (2007) George Town University Washington DC ( 2008), University of Peshawar ( 1994), Quid-e-Azam University (2009), University of the Punjab (2011), Nazarbaev University Kazakhstan (2013), Singapore Management University ( 2015), AWKUM, Pakistan ( 2015), Vilnius University, Lithuania (2015), Eurasian Education Space, Russia (2016), CPEC and regional peace and stability, China (2016), IDPs, Thailand (2016), Refugees, NUST, Pakistan( 2016), Trilateral Dialogue, CIIS, China (2017), CPEC Northwest University China (2017), Pakistan and China Relations, CIIS, China (2018) Counter terrorism in Pakistan, NWUPL, China (2018) Protection and preservation of cultural heritage along CPEC, SEZ under CPEC XJTU,China Contributions to Peace in Afghanistan ( CSC UOP Pakistan) Pakistan and China Relations from Bandung Conference to CPEC (CSC UOP Pakistan (2019),Pakistan and China Relations, NIM, Peshawar, Pakistan, (2019), ISSI, Islamabad, Pakistan, (2019) Shanghai Forum China ( 2019),Visiting Scholar at CIIS, China (2019)


Member HEC TTS Grievances Committee, Member Academic Council, Peshawar University. Member Senate, Bacha Khan University Charsadda, KP, Member HEC TTS Statutes Revision Committee, Member ASRB for Arts and Humanities, UOP, Peshawar. Member Board of Study Political Science Department, University of Peshawar. Member Graduate Study Committee, Political Science Department Peshawar University. Member Board of Faculty of Social Sciences, Peshawar University. Member Board of Studies, Political Science Department Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan. Member Board of Studies, Political Science Department Islamia College University. Member Graduate Study Committee, Economics Department, University of Peshawar. Convener House Allotment Committee, University of Peshawar (UOP). Convener Enquiry Committee, University of Peshawar. Member DTRC Political Science Department, SBBW University Peshawar. Member DTRC Political Science Department, AWK University Mardan.