Tahir I. Shad is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Studies
at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. He is the Academic Director for the minor in Middle Eastern Studies. He also
directs programs in Islamic, Turkish, and Near Eastern studies at the Institute for Religion Politics and Culture at Washington
College. He has served as the Associate Dean of Washington College, Director of International Studies, and Curator of the
Goldstein Program in Public Affairs. He earned his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh; his MA from the University of Pittsburgh;
his PGCE from the University of London, and his BA (honors) from the School of African Asian Studies at the University of
Sussex, United Kingdom. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Syed Hussain Shaheed Soherwordi is Professor, Chairman of the Department of International Relations and
Director of the Center for FATA Studies with the University of Peshawar, following a career as researcher and teacher of international
relations, conflict resolution, political science and creative leadership. He also remained Director of the Institute of Peace
and Conflict Studies in the same University. He completed his MPhil and PhD from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He
remained a fellow of the Fulbright, Carnegie, Charles Wallace, Higher Education Commission (HEC), and Edinburgh University.
His email address is email@example.com.