Hassan Abbas Gets Columbia University QA Chair


New York: Prof Hassan Abbas, a prominent Pakistani writer and scholar, has been named as the Quaid-i-Azam Chair by New York’s prestigious Columbia University. He will hold this professorship jointly at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and South Asia Institute at the School of Arts and Science, both at Columbia University.
Dr Abbas is an affiliate with the Belfer Center and a former joint research fellow with Project on Managing the Atom and the International Security Program from 2005-2009. Currently, he is a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the Asia Society’s New York headquarters working on US relations with South and Central Asia. He is also a non-resident Fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), Michigan, and an Associate of the Pakistan Security Research Unit (PSRU), University of Bradford, in the United Kingdom.
He received his Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and an LLM in International Law from Nottingham University, United Kingdom, where he was a Britannia Chevening Scholar (1999).



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