Professor Dr. Saeed Shafqat is an eminent social scientist of international repute. He joined FCCU in 2007 as a Professor and founding Director of the Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG). Besides designing and developing the postgraduate academic programs in Public Policy, he launched the publication of Research and News Quarterly. In 2018 he was awarded the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in recognition of his services as a distinguished Social Scientist in the field of education, research and teaching. In 2020, the Ambassador of France in Pakistan on behalf of the French government conferred him with the Chevalier des Palmes Acade’miques for his contributions to the advancement of culture and education. Dr. Shafqat was member BOG (2016-2019), National School of Public Policy and a regular guest speaker at the National Defence University and National Management College. He has been Quaid-e-Azam Distinguished Professor and Chair (March 2001 – May 2005), Pakistan Center at the School of international Affairs and Public Policy (SIPA), Columbia University and continued to be Adjunct Professor at SIPA until 2010. For Spring 2012, he was Visiting Professor South Asian Studies, at the College of Wooster, Ohio. He has been Chief Instructor Civil Services Academy of Pakistan, Lahore (1988 – 2001). Over this period of time, he imparted instruction and training to over 1500 under training officers (federal civil servants) who are now serving in different branches of government all over Pakistan. He has also been the President (1990), Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad. He was Executive Director, National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS) 2005 – 2007. AT NIPS Dr. Shafqat led a team of professionals who managed the conduct and successful completion of Pakistan Demographic Health Survey 2006-2007 (PDHS). The PDHS was funded by USAID ($1.29 Million) and Macro International provided the technical support. Dr. Shafqat was instrumental in getting the PDHS 2006-07 Preliminary Findings Report published. He has been President of PAP,2008- 2010.
Dr. Shafqat is on the academic and governing board of several universities and training institutes. He is on the syndicate of University of Sargodha and on the Academic Council of the Government College University. He is also the Chairperson of SDG’s Governance Unit Punjab. He is a founder member and former Chairman of the Department of Pakistan Studies established in 1973 at the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. He was awarded the Best University Teacher Award by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in 2010.
Building National Consensus, Curbing Terrorism, and Managing Regional Rivalries in Balochistan’ Chapter published in Mojtaba Mahdavi and Tugrul Keskin (Ed) Rethinking China, the Middle East and Asia in a ‘Multiplex World’ (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2022)
‘The China–Pakistan Economic Corridor: ‘CPEC and changing dynamics of China–India relations’, chapter published in China and South Asia Changing Regional Dynamics, Development and Power Play (Ed) Rajiv Ranjan and Guo Changgang (London/New York: Routledge,2022)
Pathways to Governance and Civil Service Reform in Pakistan: Federal, Provincial and Local (April 2020)
China’s Rise: How Is It Impacting the Gulf, Iran, Pakistan and Beyond?” Asian Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies March 2017)
How Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are Reshaping China’s Soft Power? (Co-authored with Ayesha Siddique) Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Vol. 44, No. 3, Spring 2021.
Political System of Pakistan and Public Policy (1989) Civil – Military Relations in Pakistan (1997),
Contemporary Issues in Pakistan Studies (2000, 3rd edition)
New Perspectives on Pakistan: Visions for the Future (Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2007)
Experimenting with Democratic Governance: The Impact of the 2001 Local Government Ordinance on Pakistan's Bureaucracy
How Belt and Road Initiative-pdf
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Why is the Parliament weak in Pakistan?
Pathways to Governance and Civil Service Reform in Pakistan: Federal, Provincial and Local
Reforming Pakistan's Bureaucracy: Will the 18th Amendment Help?
Position Paper Changing Dynamics of China-India Relations: CPEC and Prospects for Pakistan
Political Parties Surviving between Dictatorship and Democracy
Forthcoming Position Paper Changing Dynamics of China-India Relations: CPEC and Prospects for Pakistan
Governance and Civil Service Reform in Pakistan
China’s Rise: How Is It Impacting the Gulf, Iran, Pakistan and Beyond?
The Kargil conflict’s impact on Pakistani politics and society
LAWRENCE ZIRING, Pakistan: At the Crosscurrent of History (Oxford: Oneworld, 2003). Pp. 397.
Pakistan: Founders' Aspirations and Today's Realities. Edited by Hafeez Malik. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2001. xi, 469 pp.
Pakistan: Founders' Aspirations and Today's Realities
Public Office, Private Interest: Bureaucracy and Corruption in India. By S. K. Das. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2001. 252 pp.
P A K I S T A N Nationalism without a Nation?
New Perspectives on Pakistan: Visions for the Future
Pakistani Bureaucracy: Crisis of Governance and Prospects of Reform
Democracy in Pakistan: Value Change and Challenges of Institution Building
Pakistan under Benazir Bhutto
Political Culture of Pakistan: A Case of Disharmony between Democratic Creed and Autocratic Reality
From Official Islam to Islamism: The Rise of Dawat-ul-lrshad and Lashkar-e-Taiba
Islamic world and South Asia: Rise of Islamism and Terror, Causes and Consequences?
Pakistan: Militancy, the transition to democracy and future relations with the United States
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