Dr. Asma Faiz is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Mushtaq Ahmed Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences. She did her Ph.D. in Political Science from Sciences Po, Paris (2017) and M.Sc. in Political Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011). Dr. Faiz’s research focuses on ethnic nationalism, populism, ethnic parties and federalism. She is the author of the book In Search of Lost Glory: Sindhi Nationalism in Pakistan (Hurst Publishers, 2021). Dr. Faiz also edited a volume Making Federation Work: Federalism in Pakistan After the 18th Amendment (2015). Dr. Faiz is recipient of several fellowships including the Fulbright fellowship, Campus France Fellowship and the Rangoonwalla fellowship. Dr. Faiz also worked with international think tanks such as Forum of Federations and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Furthermore, Dr. Faiz worked in the policy sector with international donor organizations such as USAID. She is the recipient of research grants including the Faculty Initiative Fund (FIF) LUMS and the Peridot HEC-Campus France research grant. Dr. Faiz’s on-going research focuses on the following themes: ethnic parties and nationalist politics in Balochistan and populist politics in Pakistan. Furthermore, she is co-editing a special issue of the journal Commonwealth and Comparative Politics on the impact of the 18th Amendment on Pakistan’s federation.