Author: Dr. Syed Mohammad Ali

Dr. Syed Mohammad Ali

Dr. Syed Mohammad Ali is a Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and a Non-Resident Scholar at the Middle East Institute. He also has extensive experience working with multilateral, bilateral, government, and non-government organizations on varied international development challenges. He is the author of several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters as well as the book Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan: The Impact of State and Donor Interventions on Farmers, published by Routledge in 2015. His other recent publications include a special report on the devolution of power in Pakistan for the United States Institute of Peace. Dr. Ali also writes a weekly op-ed in the Express Tribune, an affiliate of the New York Times in Pakistan. He is also a “Country of Origin Expert” for South Asian (Bangladeshi, Pakistani Indian and Sri Lankan) asylum seekers in the U.S. and the U.K. Dr. Ali has a Ph.D. from the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Australia, Pakistan, and the United States.


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