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Dr. Shafqat, Saeed.
FC College University,
Lahore

Dr. Saeed Shafqat obtained M.A. (Geography) from the Punjab University. He has M.A. (South Asian Studies) and Ph.D. (Political Science) from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.  He is a founder member and former Chairman of the Department of Pakistan Studies established in 1973 at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.  He has served as Chief Instructor and Warden (1988-2001), Pakistan Civil Services Academy, Lahore. He has been President (1990), Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad.
He was a Fulbright Fellow and has been Director of the Fulbright Seminar in Pakistan. He was Visiting Professor at Maison des Science del'Homme, Paris (France). He has been Adjunct Professor at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Lahore. He also held the chair of the Pakistan Center at the School of International Affairs and Public Policy (SIPA), Columbia University New York, USA.
Until recently he was Executive Director, National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS), Islamabad. At NIPS Dr. Shafqat led a team of professionals who managed the conduct and successful completion of Pakistan Demographic Health Survey. He is a consultant and master trainer and has done consultancies on educational reform, governance, institution building, electoral reform and democracy for Asian Development Bank, UNDP, DFID, GTZ and USAID.
In July 2007 he joined Forman Christian (college) University, Lahore as Professor and founding Director, Centre for Public Policy and Governance. His research articles on culture, politics, security and various aspects of public policy, governance, demographic change and civil service reform on Pakistan have been published in journals of international repute. He has authored several books.