Tahir Mahmood Azad
Dr. Tahir Mahmood Azad is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London and joined CSSS in 2019.
Previously, Azad held fellowships at the Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico, USA; the SPAIS / Global Insecurities Centre, University of Bristol; the Center for International Trade & Security (CITS), University of Georgia, USA; Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP), Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland; the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) Stockholm, Sweden and Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Germany.
Azad has worked as a Research Fellow and Programme Coordinator at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) Pakistan. Azad has also served as a Visiting Faculty Member at Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan, where he taught courses on International Security Affairs.
Dr Azad accomplished a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2019-2020) at the School of Politics & International Relations, University of Leicester, UK. Azad holds a PhD degree from the Department of Strategic & Nuclear Studies, National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad, Pakistan. Previously, he obtained M.Phil. degree with distinction from the same department and M.Sc. in Defence & Strategic Studies from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.