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SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Khalid Chauhan

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Biography

Dr Chauhan holds a PhD in Gender and Development Studies from the Australian National University (2012). He also holds a Masters of Science in Crime Deviance & Control, London School of Economics & Political Science (2002) and a Masters in English Language & Literature, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan (1993). He has been a recipient of British Chevening Scholarship (2001-02) and Australian Development Scholarship (2007-11). 

Dr Chauhan has an extensive and distinguished police and public service experience of twenty years. He also worked for the UN's peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, for which he was awarded the United Nations Medal "in the service of peace" (2004-05). 

He has authored a book, Gender Inequality in the Public Sector in Pakistan: Representation and Distribution of Resources (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). Dr Chauhan's key areas of interests are narratives of nation-building & state, development - roads and infrastructure, gender & development, sectarian terrorism, fragile states, governance, public sector reforms, and conflict. He has also worked on social issues including forced marriages involving British-Pakistanis and Pakistani communities. 

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