Dr. Adnan Khan's successful appointment with LSE and Harvard

01 Jul 2019

Dr. Adnan Qadir Khan, founder and board member Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), has recently been appointed as Professor in Practice by School of Public Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a joint appointment with Suntory Toyota International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), LSE.

He has also been appointed as an Associate with the Building State Capability Program at Harvard’s Center for International Development.

Prior to his appointment with Harvard and LSE, Dr. Adnan has successfully led the International Growth Centre (IGC) as Research and Policy Director and was also a Visiting Lecturer of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School from 2018-2019. He has been actively involved in the areas of policy, research, and training.

With 15 years of experience in the policy world, Dr. Adnan’s name is synonymous as a practitioner and policymaker where he regularly interacts with policy actors from around the world, with a focus on Asia and Africa, in the areas of state fragility and state capacity building. He holds a multitude of experience in the research realm with a keen interest in the areas of economic development, the political economy of development and state fragility, state capacity, and social protection. He teaches courses on public policy and economic development in order to bridge the gap between academia and practice.

He has also served in the government as a member of the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) and is a recipient of President’s Medal for performance.

Dr. Adnan has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology. He went on to do his graduate work obtaining a Master of Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School and received his PhD in Economics from the Queen’s University. 

Read more about his work at http://bit.ly/326Vsxh.