Rabia Chaudhry is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Public Policy and Governance, Forman Christian College University, Lahore. She holds a PhD (titled “An army with a country: How the Pakistan military imposes indirect hegemony via the infrastructure and welfare sectors” (Mangna cum Laude) from Centre for Development Research, University of Bonn.
Prior to this she conducted independent qualitative research and published two monographs titled “Custodial Torture and Human Rights: Designing a Policy Framework for Pakistan” and “Anti-Terror Laws, Policing and Criminal Justice System: A case study of Anti-Terrorist efforts in Punjab”. She has a Master (Exec.) in Public Policy, CPPG-FC College, Lahore and LL.B (Hons.), University of London. She has practiced civil and commercial law in Pakistan’s Higher Courts and has over 10 years of teaching experience. Her research interests include civil military relations, institutional reform, public policy and governance. Research regions are South and Central Asia in particular and the global south in general.
Globalisation and transformation of Religion and Politics in South Asia
Introduction to Public Policy
Demography, Security and Governance
Public Policy Theory and Analysis
How can the city meet its SDG 11 targets?
From cornflakes to cement: Fauji Foundation – a business empire or military welfare? Center for Development Research (Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung), University of Bonn
Defence or ‘development’: Frontier Works Organisation (Pakistan) – thriving at the crossroads of civil military binaries Center for Development Research (Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung), University of Bonn
Talks, Interviews & Presentations
An army with a country https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OJhZIJrFH8&feature=youtu.be
The military as a popular development actor and saviour of Pakistan Bonn Sustainability Portal https://bonnsustainabilityportal.de/en/2017/02/rabia-chaudhry-the-military-as-a-popular-development-actor-and-savior-of-pakistan/
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