Maheen Saleem Khosa

fellow | Research Fellow

Maheen Saleem Khosa

Maheen Saleem Khosa is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Public Policy and Governance, Forman Christian (college) University, Lahore. She is currently working on a project titled “Social Welfare Department: The Provincial Face of Interaction and Regulation of NGOs”.

Previously at CPPG Maheen co-authored a monograph titled “Electoral Politics and Electoral Violence in 2013 Elections: The Case of Punjab”. In 2014 she presented a paper titled “Rectifying the Civil-Military Imbalance – What Pakistan Can Learn from the Turkish Experience” at the 4th International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences in Istanbul. Maheen has also previously contributed to research works including “Who is the ‘Arti’: Understanding the Commission Agent’s Role in the Agriculture Supply Chain (2013)” and “Land Legitimacy and Governance in Revolutionary Cairo (2011)”.

Maheen is a Fulbright Scholar and has graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) with a Master of International Affairs (MIA).

Her research interests include governance, civil-military dynamics, civil society mobilization, non-state actors and marginalized communities.