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PhD (Special Education) Ohio State University USA
PhD (Science Education) University of Hull UK
Professor, Director Graduate Studies
PhD (Media & Communication) University of Punjab Pakistan
Professor, Director Advanced Studies Department of Mass Communication
PhD (Psychology) Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan
PhD Islamic Studies PU, Lahore Pakistan
Professor, Chairperson Department of Islamic Thought and Civilization
PhD Clinical Psychology London University UK
Professor, Chairperson Department of Clinical Psychology
Dr Zahid Mahmood hails from Lahore. He obtained MA in Psychology (with a merit certificate) from Punjab University in 1962. After gaining some experience in teaching and clinical work he moved to Karachi and worked for a year in the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre. In 1965 he joined the Tavistock Institute of Human Relation in London to train in Clinical Psychology. In 1969, he joined the National Health Service as a Clinical Psychologist. In 1979 he moved to Glasgow, Scotland to head a District Clinical Psychology Services. His main responsibilities included organizing and providing clinical service to a population of a quarter of a million, Strathclyde University and teaching, training and supervision at the Clinical Psychology programme at Glasgow University. In 1995 he took early retirement from the National Health Service to engaged full time in Primary Health and private practice. He moved back to Pakistan in 2005 under HEC’s Foreign Faculty Hiring Programme.
In the 40 years of his stay in UK he has amassed a lot of experience of working with children, adults and the elderly, in Psychiatry and General Medicine, in hospitals as well as community settings. He received training in Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behaviour therapy, Hypnosis, specialized in the use of a number of projective techniques. He was the Editor of the British Journal of Projective Psychology for ten years, a Fellow of the British Projective Society and the British representative to the International Rorschach Society for 12 years and an Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society and a Chartered Clinical Psychologist.
He has taught and trained clinical psychologists in UK and Pakistan and supervised several PhD scholars during his visits to Pakistan. His main purpose for returning was to raise the standard of clinical training in Pakistan, to introduce clinical psychology in the community and develop indigenous psychology based on research and clinical studies and valid assessment procedures. He was the first to introduce in Pakistan an MS degree course for Clinical Psychology, the top-up programme, school psychology, child guidance, counselling and psychotherapy.
Dr Zahid Mahmood has moved to UMT and opened a new venue for training and research and planned for developing a Doctoral programme in clinical psychology and other courses to serve the communities at large. He has developed several tests and procedures that are used in assessment and therapy. To date, he has published 30 research
PhD Mass Communication Frei University, West Berlin 1986, MA (Journalism) University of the Punjab Pakistan 1970
Professor, Chairperson Department of Media and Communication
PhD Linguistics University of Essex, UK UK, MA Applied Linguistics University of Essex, UK UK
PhD Education Hamdard University Pakistan
PhD (Education) Univeristy of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan
PhD Education UMT, Lahore Pakistan, M Phil Education UMT, Lahore Pakistan
PhD Islamic Studies University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan, LLM (Islamic Law) Jamia Muhammad Bin Saud University KSA
MA Applied Linguistics University of Exceter UK
Associate Professor, Chairperson Department of English Language and Literature
PhD American Drama GCU, Lahore Pakistan, M Phil GCU, Lahore Pakistan
Associate Professor, Director PhD Programs (ELL)
PhD Political Science Purdue University USA, M Phil American Studies Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan
Associate Professor, Chairperson Department of Social Sciences
MA Educational Leadership & Management UMT, Lahore Pakistan
Assistant Professor, Chairperson Department of Education
MPhil (Mass Communication) University of the Punjab Pakistan
MPhil (English) BZU Pakistan
PhD (Islamic Studies) Karachi University Pakistan
PhD (Islamic Studies) University of Punjab Pakistan
PhD (Arabic) ,National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad Pakistan
PhD, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
PhD Clinical Psychology GCU, Lahore Pakistan
Dr. Sadia Saleem joined the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at UMT as an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology Department on 14th September, 2012. She did her MSc in Psychology in 2003 from University of the Punjab, M.Phil in Psychology in 2006 from Government College University Lahore, One Year Modular Course on “Personality Evaluation, Counseling and Psychotherapy” from Department of Clinical Psychology, GC University Lahore and Ph.D in Clinical Psychology in 2011 from Government College University Lahore. Her thesis in Ph.D was “Prevalence of emotional and behavioral problems and their relationship with school performance and self-esteem in children of grade 8-10”. Dr. Sadia has 7 years of teaching and research experience. In 2006 she worked as an external lecturer at GCU. From 2006-2007 she worked as a Senior Research Assistant at the Department of Clinical Psychology at GC University. The main research during that time was “Parent Child Relationship: Attachment Styles Parenting- Rearing and children Behavioral Problems”,funded by HEC. From 2010 to 2012 she worked as a lecturer at GC University Lahore. Dr. Sadia has extensive teaching and supervisory experience in Research, School psychology and Health psychology at post masters level. So far, she has supervised more than 15 research projects and co-supervised 10 research projects of MS Clinical psychology. She has presented numerous papers at national and international conferences, has 8 publications in HEC recognized journals.Dr. Sadia has extensive experience in developing indigenous assessment procedures for school children, university students and general population. She is one of Board of Studies member of Department of Clinical psychology UMT Lahore. Also, external examiner at BS and MS level at Lahore College Women University Lahore.
PhD (Special Education) PU, Lahore Pakistan
MA Film University of Wales, Newport UK, MA Mass Communication PU, Lahore Pakistan
Mr. Rashid Khan has been associated with Electronic Media Industry. After successful completion of MA FILM degree from University of Wales, UK in 2010, he joined Institute of Communication Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, as a career in Education Sector.
Rashid Khan has served the Institute of Communication Studies as a Lecturer, Programs Manager Punjab University Radio Broadcasting House PU FM 104.6 and as an Incharge Punjab University Television PU TV. During his one year services in Institute of Communication Studies, he polished student talent for Radio and Television Industry as presenter, Program Producer, Reporter, News Caster and so on. He is also a member of British Alumni Association of Pakistan (BAAP).
Besides his University educational contributions, he has been working in media industry as Assistant/ Associate Producer and Director in ATV for one year after the completion of MA Mass Communication degree from Mass Communication department, University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2005. Rashid Khan has introduced singing talent while working in ATV, who later got fame throughout the world by participating in mega competitions. He has strength in Script Writing for film and television, Direction, Pre-Production, Production and Post Production.
Rashid Khan worked days and nights during the earth quake disaster in 2005 in Abbottabad for the rehabilitation and reporting assignment with a team of British doctors. He also served voluntarily to the University Radio FM 104.6 where he contributed in every area of broadcasting house. He has won award for the best producer for news and current affairs. Last but not the least, he contributed one short film in Cannes Film Festival, France in 2011 and looks forward for the same achievements in future.
M Phil International Relations University of Karachi Pakistan
PhD Psychology Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan
M Phil History GCU, Lahore Pakistan
M Phil Psychology GCU, Lahore Pakistan
MA Economics BZU, Multan Pakistan
PhD Psychology University of Karachi Pakistan
M Phil University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan
PhD TESOL Education University of Exceter UK
MA (Special Education) University of the Punjab Pakistan
MA (English Language Teaching) Hamdard University Pakistan
MPhil (Applied Psychology) Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad Pakistan
MA Special Education San Francisco State University USA
M Phil International Relations Kinnaird College, University, MSc International Relations Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
MPhil Special Education University of Management and Technology, Lahore Pakistan
MS Clinical Psychology GC University Pakistan
MPhil Sociology University of The Punjab, Lahore Pakistan
MPhil Sociology PU, Lahore Pakistan
MPhil ITC UMT, Lahore Pakistan, MA Islamic Studies ,Loughborough University UK
M Phil International Relations National Defence University, Islamabad Pakistan, B Sc Hon Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi Pakistan
Hadia Rahman joined School of Social Sciences and Humanities at UMT as a Lecturer in International Relations in January 2013. She earned her M Phil degree in International Relations from National Defence University, Islamabad in 2012. Her M Phil dissertation was on “China ASEAN economic relations and USA factor”. Having major interest in International Relations, her other area of interest was Media studies that is why she did her BS honors in Communication Sciences and earned a gold medal. She is a commendable orator and has received many prizes in this field at various regional and national levels. She started her professional career in 2008 by joining ATV as a news anchor. She also did news reporting and hosting of various current affairs programs and live marathons. She worked as a narrator with PTV Kashmir Cell as well. She joined Geo TV production Hum Sub Umeed say hain as a host in February 2011. She has been working in media for the last five years. In addition, she works in collaboration with Higher Education Commission as well. She is a member of peer review board of International journal of South Asian Studies. Hadia is a blogger at reportersdiary.com too which is headed by Dunya TV program Kyun. She is a freelance host and writer and her tweets can be followed @HadiaRah.
Educational Qualifications (start with the latest)
a) M Phil International Relations (NDU Islamabad)
b) BS Honors Communication Sciences (Gold Medalist)
Training / certifications
a) Workshop on Preparing Papers for Academic Publishing (Cambridge University Press)
b) Workshop on Peace Psychology
c) Seminar on Interviewing skills and Trauma reporting
d) Seminar on Plagiarism
e) Video conferencing course “Intercultural Communication”: University of Nebraska USA
f) Seminar on Investigative Journalism
g) Seminar on Women in Journalism
Professional / Teaching Experience (start with the latest)
a) University of Management and Technology Lahore
Lecturer (Jan 2013-Present)
b) Geo TV Production Hum Sub Umeed Say Hain Lahore
Host (Feb 2011-2013)
c) Higher Education Commission Islamabad
Host/Stage Secretary (April 2011-Present)
d) ATV Network, Islamabad
e) PTV Kashmir Cell Islamabad
f) FM 96.6 Islamabad
Other Positions and Affiliations
Freelance Hosting and Writing
ACTS SOCIETY FJWU Rawalpindi
General Secretary of the society (2008-2009)
a) Member Peer Review Board: International Journal of South Asian Studies (Since September 2011)
Selected Publications & Research
a) My research paper “Is China a threat to USA economy?” published at NDU website.
b) My research paper entitled Soft Power Of Pakistan: Prospects and Limitations got selected for 2014 International Academic Conference at Istanbul, Turkey organized by International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, Selcuk University Konya and University of Economics Prague
a) a) Got distinction of News Anchor of the Month for live night coverage of Marriot Blast 2008 Islamabad.
b) Got various distinctive positions for all Pakistan different declamations, speeches and debates (2005-2012).
c) General Secretary of ACTS (Act, culture and theatre society) of Fatima Jinnah Women University (2007-2009).
d) Achieved various distinctions for different events including writing, plays, hosts and sports etc.
MA Euroculture Universidad de Deusto Spain
MA Anthropology Columbia University USA
MPhil Political Science PU, Lahore Pakistan
PhD English AJK, Muzafarabad Pakistan, MPhil Applied Linguistics University of Management and Technology, Lahore Pakistan
Adjunct Assistant Professor
MSc Gender Studies PU, Lahore Pakistan
MPhil Linguistics UMT, Lahore Pakistan
MA Sociology (Pakistan) University of the Punjab Pakistan
BS (Hon) Psychology FC College University, Lahore Pakistan
MA (Mass Communication) Univeristy of the Punjab Pakistan
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