Center for Policy and Area Studies


Institute of Business Management



Dr. Asad Shahzad holds a PhD and MS in Economics from Institute of Business Management. He earned his MA in English Literature from the University of Karachi. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor and Acting HoD of Center for Policy and Area Studies. He has taught at several reputable educational institutes. He has also written articles for newspapers. He has presented papers at national and international conferences. His paper “Incoherences in Konrad Lorenz’s Concept of Aggression” has been cited in Jai Galliott’s Commercial Space Exploration: Ethics Policy and Governance. His paper “Iqbal’s Ideal Critique of Hawking’s Materialist Concept of Time” was published in Iqbal Review, April 2008 issue. His papers have also been published in PBR, Business Review, and Journal of Education and Educational Development. He received the best paper award (including all categories) in the area of General Management in the International Research Conference on Contemporary Management Practices 2013 held by Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He composes poetry in Urdu and has published a collection of his poetic works by the title, Saboocha. His research works address significant contemporary economic, political, and moral issues with reference to pre-modern, modern and postmodern philosophy.