Rabia Akhtar

Rabia Akhtar is director of the Centre for Security, Strategy and Policy Research at Pakistan’s Lahore University. She is also an assistant professor at the same university and head of its Integrated Social Sciences Department. She holds a doctorate in security studies from Kansas State University and is a Fulbright alumna. Her doctoral research focused on US nonproliferation policy toward Pakistan during that country’s nuclear weapons development, under US administrations from Ford to Clinton, and she is currently writing a book on the same topic.