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Dr. Uzma Rashid

Country: Pakistan

Religious affiliation: Islam

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Associate Professor at United Nations Mandated University for Peace

Dr. Uzma Rashid currently serves as Associate Professor, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the United Nations Mandated University for Peace, Costa Rica, in particular managing the Gender and Peacebuilding, and Religion, Culture, and Peace Studies Masters programs. Prior to joining UPeace, she worked as Chair at the Department of Sociology, and Associate Dean for Research of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. Dr. Rashid has done her PhD as a Fulbright scholar from the interdisciplinary Language, Literacy, and Culture program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA, and has extensive teaching and research experience in a variety of contexts. Her current research interests lie at the intersections of gender, sexuality, religion, race, ethnicity, disability, and socioeconomic status, in particular focusing on intersectionality and inclusivity in peacebuilding efforts.