Editorial Team


Syed Sami Raza received his PhD from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, US. He is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Peshawar, Pakistan. His research focuses on the intersections of Critical IR and Critical Legal Studies. His latest publication is The Security State in Pakistan: Legal Foundations (Routledge, 2019).

Associate Editors

Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim is a research fellow with International Public Policy Pte. Ltd. (IPP), and is the author of Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics (Routledge 2013). He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and has taught at Pannasastra University of Cambodia and the American University of Nigeria. Prior to joining IPP, he was a research fellow with the Longus Institute for Development and Strategy.

Jan Peter-Hartung holds a senior doctorate (Habilitation) in the Study of Islam and is currently senior research fellow at Gottingen University, Germany. Before assuming this position he was a Reader in the study of Islam at SOAS, University of London. He specialises in the intellectual history of Islam, with principal focus on South Asia and the wider Persianate World from Early Modernity. 

Tani H. Sebro is currently Assistant Professor of Global Studies at Humboldt State University (HSU), California, US. Formerly she was an Assistant Professor of Diaspora Studies, Human Rights, and Transnational Migration in the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies at Miami University, Ohio. She received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in 2016. Her research and teaching interests span the sub-disciplines of political ethnography, critical political theory, Asian Cultural Studies, Mobilities Studies, Aesthetics and International Relations with a particular emphasis on refugee politics in Southeast Asia.

Deputy Editors

Ghazala Rafi is an Assistant Professor in political science at Islamia College-University, Peshawar. Her research focuses on issues in women rights and feminist theory.

Sabah Carrim is a PhD in political science from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. Her research focuses on exploring the divide between primary and secondary perpetrators of violence with a focus on the Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia.

Managing Editor

Shehzad Ali has a BS degree in political science from the University of Peshawar. His research focuses on security, surveillance, and privacy in the globalizing world.


Advisory Board

Akbar S. Ahmed

Professor, School of International, Service, American University, Washington DC, USA.

Kristian Berg Harpviken

Director, Peace Research Institute Oslo, (PRIO), Norway.

 Vinay Lal                                               

 Professor, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

James A. Dator 

Professor and Director, Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa    Honolulu, Hawaii 96822 USA.

 Nevzat Soguk

Professor, Global Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, USA.

Rasul Baksh Rais

Professor in Political Science, Lahore University of Management Sciences  (LUMS), Pakistan.

 Naeem Inayatullah

Professor and Chair
Department of Political Science, Ithica College, New York, USA.

Robin Celikates

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, Netherland.

 Qibla Ayaz

Professor in Islamic Studies, Ex-Vice Chancellor, University of Peshawar, KPK, Pakistan.

PD Dr. Andrea Fleschenberg dos Ramos Pinéu

DAAD Long Term Guest Professor National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Prof. Dr. Ina Kerner, Fellow
Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research
Schifferstraße 196
D - 47059 Duisburg.

Jason Adams,

Co-Director, The New Centre for Research & Practice, Seatttle, USA.