When: Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Van Munching : 1203
Event Type(s): Colloquium,Forum,Lecture,Seminar
Madiha Afzal is an Assistant Professor of International Development at the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy. Her current work examines the determinants of support for militancy and terrorism in Pakistan, with a particular focus on the effect of education and gender on radicalization. Dr. Afzal has written for The Express Tribune and Foreign Policy on girls' education and terrorism in Pakistan. Her other areas of research include elections in Pakistan and Pakistanis' views of the United States. Dr. Afzal received her PhD in Economics from Yale University in 2008, specializing in Development Economics and Political Economy. Her dissertation examined voter rationality and legislator behavior in Pakistan and India. Dr. Afzal has also been a Consultant at the World Bank, is currently a Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution, as well as a Research Fellow at CISSM and at the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan.
For more information, contact:
Jonas Elliott Siegel
Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland
+1 301 405 4020