Dr. Muhammad Riaz Shad

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  •   International Relations
  •   Office: +92-51-9265100 (Ext 2196)
  •   mrshad@numl.edu.pk

Dr. Muhammad Riaz Shad

Associate Professor
  • Ph.D - Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Bucharest, Romania: 2013 (Under Cultural Exchange Scholarship)
  • Thesis: EU-Pakistan Relations Since 9/11: Continuity and Change
  • M.Sc - Department of International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad: 1999 
  • National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad May 2006 - to date
  • Associate Professor, Department of International Relations
  • Former Hod, Department of PCS & International Relations
  • Editor, Journal of Research in Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Supervisor, PhD & M.Phil (IR) Scholars
  • Reviewer, Books & Research Articles
  • Coordinator, PhD & M.Phil (IR) Programmes (January 2014-June 2019)
  • Acting Head of Department (March 2014-August 2014)
  • University of Bucharest, Romania

October 2012 - June 2013

Lectures to Master’s classes at Faculty of Political Sciences

  • OPF  Boys College, Islamabad

August 2004 - May 2006

Lecturer in Pakistan Studies

  • The Cyber Threat Landscape and Readiness Challenge of Pakistan

Strategic Studies                 

Vol. 39              No. 1          2019                      

 

  • US-Pakistan Relationship in GWOT: An Offensive Realist Explanation

The Dialogue                     

Vol. XIV                             No. 1                          2019

 

  • Mainstreaming the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan: Historical Dynamics, Prospective Advantages and Challenges

IPRI Journal

Vol. XVIII                          No. 2                          2018

  • Cyber Threat in Interstate Relations: Case of US-Russia Cyber Tensions

Policy Perspectives

Vol. 15                              No. 2                            2018

  • Pakistan in the Twenty-first Century: Change and Continuity

Journal of the Punjab University Historical Society

Vol. 31                              No. 1                            2018

  • US Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal: The Causes and the Implications

Pakistan Journal of American Studies

Vol. 37                              No. 1                            2018

  • Ukraine Conflict and the European Security Order: A Cause-Effect Analysis

Journal of European Studies

Vol. 34                              No. 1                            2018

 

  • Interests and Norms in EU’s Policy towards Pakistan after 9/11

Journal of European Studies

Vol. 33                              No. 2                            2017

  • Escalating Tensions in South China Sea and Asia-Pacific Security

       Pakistan Horizon

        vol. 70                             No. 1                            2017

 

  • U.S. Policy of Nuclear Non-Proliferation towards Pakistan: A Post- 9/11 Perspective

Pakistan Journal of American Studies

Vol. 35                              Spring                          2017

  • An Assessment of Opportunities for EU’s Enhanced Engagement with Pakistan

Journal of European Studies

Vol. 30                              No. 2                           2014

  • Strategic Factors of EU-Pakistan Relationship

Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations                                     

Vol. X                              Nr. 1                                       2013

  • EU’s Internal Economic and Political Problems: The Impact on its Global Role

Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations

Vol. X                             Nr. 2                            2013

  • Pakistan’s Counterterrorism Measures and ISIS Threat

Proceedings of 2-day International Conference on Emergence of ISIS in Middle East and its Implications for South Asia, Organized by Department of IR, NUML on 8th- 9th December 2015.

  • China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): Socio-Political Implications for Pakistan

Proceedings of 4-day International Conference on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (C-PEC): Strategic Impact on Regional Development, Organized by NUML & Xinjiang Normal University (XJNU), Urumqi, Xinjiang on 15th-16th December & 18th-19th December 2015.

  • Book Review: International Relations and the European Union

Oxford University Press, 2005

Christopher Hill and Michael Smith (editors)

Published in Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations

Vol. X                                Nr. 1                               2013

  • Book Review: Pakistan: Beyond the ‘Crisis State’

Oxford University Press, 2011

Maleeha Lodhi (editor)

Published in Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations

Vol. X                                Nr. 2                               2013

  • Politics of European Union
  • International Politics of Middle East
  • Cyber Security
  • Research Methodology
  • Theories of International Relations

Education

  • Ph.D - Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Bucharest, Romania: 2013 (Under Cultural Exchange Scholarship)
  • Thesis: EU-Pakistan Relations Since 9/11: Continuity and Change
  • M.Sc - Department of International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad: 1999 

Experience

  • National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad May 2006 - to date
  • Associate Professor, Department of International Relations
  • Former Hod, Department of PCS & International Relations
  • Editor, Journal of Research in Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Supervisor, PhD & M.Phil (IR) Scholars
  • Reviewer, Books & Research Articles
  • Coordinator, PhD & M.Phil (IR) Programmes (January 2014-June 2019)
  • Acting Head of Department (March 2014-August 2014)
  • University of Bucharest, Romania

October 2012 - June 2013

Lectures to Master’s classes at Faculty of Political Sciences

  • OPF  Boys College, Islamabad

August 2004 - May 2006

Lecturer in Pakistan Studies

Publications

  • The Cyber Threat Landscape and Readiness Challenge of Pakistan

Strategic Studies                 

Vol. 39              No. 1          2019                      

 

  • US-Pakistan Relationship in GWOT: An Offensive Realist Explanation

The Dialogue                     

Vol. XIV                             No. 1                          2019

 

  • Mainstreaming the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan: Historical Dynamics, Prospective Advantages and Challenges

IPRI Journal

Vol. XVIII                          No. 2                          2018

  • Cyber Threat in Interstate Relations: Case of US-Russia Cyber Tensions

Policy Perspectives

Vol. 15                              No. 2                            2018

  • Pakistan in the Twenty-first Century: Change and Continuity

Journal of the Punjab University Historical Society

Vol. 31                              No. 1                            2018

  • US Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal: The Causes and the Implications

Pakistan Journal of American Studies

Vol. 37                              No. 1                            2018

  • Ukraine Conflict and the European Security Order: A Cause-Effect Analysis

Journal of European Studies

Vol. 34                              No. 1                            2018

 

  • Interests and Norms in EU’s Policy towards Pakistan after 9/11

Journal of European Studies

Vol. 33                              No. 2                            2017

  • Escalating Tensions in South China Sea and Asia-Pacific Security

       Pakistan Horizon

        vol. 70                             No. 1                            2017

 

  • U.S. Policy of Nuclear Non-Proliferation towards Pakistan: A Post- 9/11 Perspective

Pakistan Journal of American Studies

Vol. 35                              Spring                          2017

  • An Assessment of Opportunities for EU’s Enhanced Engagement with Pakistan

Journal of European Studies

Vol. 30                              No. 2                           2014

  • Strategic Factors of EU-Pakistan Relationship

Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations                                     

Vol. X                              Nr. 1                                       2013

  • EU’s Internal Economic and Political Problems: The Impact on its Global Role

Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations

Vol. X                             Nr. 2                            2013

  • Pakistan’s Counterterrorism Measures and ISIS Threat

Proceedings of 2-day International Conference on Emergence of ISIS in Middle East and its Implications for South Asia, Organized by Department of IR, NUML on 8th- 9th December 2015.

  • China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): Socio-Political Implications for Pakistan

Proceedings of 4-day International Conference on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (C-PEC): Strategic Impact on Regional Development, Organized by NUML & Xinjiang Normal University (XJNU), Urumqi, Xinjiang on 15th-16th December & 18th-19th December 2015.

  • Book Review: International Relations and the European Union

Oxford University Press, 2005

Christopher Hill and Michael Smith (editors)

Published in Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations

Vol. X                                Nr. 1                               2013

  • Book Review: Pakistan: Beyond the ‘Crisis State’

Oxford University Press, 2011

Maleeha Lodhi (editor)

Published in Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations

Vol. X                                Nr. 2                               2013

Interests

  • Politics of European Union
  • International Politics of Middle East
  • Cyber Security
  • Research Methodology
  • Theories of International Relations