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Faculty & Staff

  • Dean & Professor, School of Education
    Dr. Tariq Rahman

    Tariq Rahman got his first doctorate in English literature from the University of Sheffield in 1985. Subsequently he got interested in language politics in Pakistan and took the degree of linguistics from the University of Strathclyde in 1989. After this he wrote the books which have made him an authority on the linguistic history of the Muslims of South Asia namely Language and Politics in Pakistan (1996); Language, Ideology and Power: language-learning among the Muslims of Pakistan and North India (2002) and From Hindi to Urdu: a Social and Political History (2011). Besides these and other books he has published about a 100 articles in scholarly journals contributed entries to encyclopedias and chapters to edited books. On examination of his published work the University of Sheffield conferred a higher doctorate (D.Litt) on him in 2014. He was the first Pakistani to be honoured by one of Germany’s highest awards for academic research called the Humboldt Research Award. The National Institute of Pakistan Studies at The Quaid-i-Azam University, where he served most of his life and of which he was director (2007-2011), made him a professor emeritus in 2010 and the Higher Education Commission (Islamabad) conferred upon him the title of Distinguished National Professor in 2004 and also gave him the lifetime achievement award in 2009. The President of Pakistan conferred upon him the Pride of Performance in 2004 and the Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2013. He was a Senior Fulbright Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin (1995-96) and the first incumbent of the Pakistan Chair at the University of California, Berkeley (2004-05). He was also a research fellow at the Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies (2010) and a fellow at the University of Heidelberg several times from 2010 till 2012. He has been a visiting professor in Denmark and Spain and has lectured or read out papers in conferences in Korea, Nepal, China, the USA, Singapore, Thailand, India, Denmark, France, Germany, the UK, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Switzerland. He is presently working as Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and Acting Dean, School of Education, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore.

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  • Dr. Qaisera Sheikh
    Associate Professor & Head, Department of Linguistics

    Email: qaiserasheikh@yahoo.com

    • PhD from University of Education in 2013
    • M.Sc (Applied Linguistics) Edinburgh University, UK
    • M.A. (English Literature) University of Punjab, Lahore
  • Ms. Shabana Ahmed
    Assistant Professor & Head, Department of Teacher Education & English Language Unit

    Email: shabana.ahmed@bnu.edu.pk

    • MA ELT York St. John University, UK
    • Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Certificate, Cambridge University
    • MA (English Literature), Karachi University
  • Mr. Muttaqi Armaan Malik
    Assistant Professor & Head, Department of ELM

    Email: muttaqi.malik@bnu.edu.pk

    • MSc. in Higher Education, University of Oxford, UK
    • MSc. in Psychology, Govt. College University, Lahore


    Mr. Muttaqi A Malik is an Assistant Professor and Head Department of Educational Leadership and Management at School of Education. He holds a Masters degree in Psychology from Government College University, Lahore and a Masters degree in Higher Education from University of Oxford. He’s been a part of higher education in Pakistan and United Kingdom for the past thirteen years working in academic, administrative, counselling and consulting capacities. He’s been working as a higher education consultant in the UK and has provided higher education consultation to the HE institutions in UK, EU, UAE, KSA, and the Gulf countries.

    His research interests are higher education governance, policy and teaching and learning practices, international discourses in higher education and social psychology.

  • Dr. Qudsia Kalsoom
    Assistant Professor

    • PhD Education from Lahore College for Women University
    • M.Phil Education from University of Education
    • Masters in Educational Leadership & Management from University of Management & Technology
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  • Dr. Saima Muneer
    Assistant Professor


    • PhD Educational Administration from University of the Punjab in 2012
    • M.A Education
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  • Ms. Noreen Zaman
    Assistant Professor, ELU

    • M. Phil ELT (Glod Medalist), Beaconhouse National University


  • Ms. Saima Zaigham
    Academic/Administrative Coordinator, School of Education

    Email: saima.zaigham@bnu.edu.pk

    • BS Hons. in Education & Mass Communication, FC College (A Chartered University), Lahore
  • Ms. Saira Ali
    Coordinator, ELU Enlish Language Unit

    Email: saira.ali@bnu.edu.pk

    • M. Phil ELM, School of Education, BNU
    • MS Gender Studies, University of Punjab, Lahore
  • Ms. Iram Farooq
    Administrative Coordinator (SE)/ Dean’s Secretary (SLASS)

    • Masters of Arts in English, University of Education

    Email: iram.farooq@bnu.edu.pk


    Visiting Faculty

  • Ms. Rabia Sajjad

  • Ms. Hafsa Sardar

    • MBA (National Textile College and Management Institute)
    • MA ELT (Kinnaird College for Women)
    • MA Leadership (UCL)
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