Fizza Batool is a doctoral candidate in the Department of International Relations at the University of Karachi in Pakistan. Her doctoral research involves the identification of factors contributing to political participation in illiberal democracies. She is also an Adjunct Faculty at Iqra University and has recently served as a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD) – a non-profit policy think tank in Karachi. Her main research interests include political participation, voting behavior, and comparative politics.
SAV Visiting Fellow
Research & Writing
With multilayered and long-standing ties to Afghanistan, Pakistani political actors on the Af-Pak border have an important role to play in Afghanistan’s peace process.