Umair Javed

Research Associate

Javed Worked as a Research Associate on the Governance project at CERP. An alumnus of LUMS and SOAS, he was previously engaged as resident governance specialist with the Asia Foundation’s Pakistan office. He is also a regular political and current affairs contributor to Dawn’s opinion pages and has written for Economic and Political Weekly, The News, and The Friday Times. He plans on doing a Ph.D. in political sociology, with a focus on informal institutions, urban social networks, and electoral politics.