Madiha Afzal, author of Pakistan Under Siege: Extremism, Society and the State is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Brookings Institution. She is also an adjunct assistant professor of Global Policy at Johns Hopkins SAIS. She was previously an assistant professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy.
Her work examines the links between development, politics, and extremism, mainly in Pakistan – especially focusing on the role of the education system and state policy.
Here are seven things you didn’t know about her.