Muhammad Naseem

Dr. M. Ayaz Naseem is an Associate Professor of Education at Concordia University. He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative and International Education from McGill University (Montreal). Currently he also holds the Georg Arnhold Research Professorship at the Georg Eckert Institute in Braunschweig, Germany. His research interests include environment and peace education, social media as a space for peace, feminist theory and philosophy, education in conflict and post-conflict societies, poststructuralism, and democratic and citizenship education. Dr. Naseem has also taught at the Quaid i Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan in the departments of International Relations and Defense & Strategic Studies. He is the author and co-author of four books, including Scientism and Education, which was chosen for the AESA Critics Choice Award 2009. His latest book, Education and Gendered Citizenship in Pakistan (Palgrave-Macmillan), was a finalist for the Jackie Kirk Book Award (2012). It was also nominated for the American Institute for Pakistan Studies Book Award. One single authored and two edited volumes are in development and will be published in 2015-16. Dr. Naseem has published widely on issues related to the deconstruction of militarism, social media as a space for peace education and peace building, education and geo-strategic policy, multiculturalism and diversity.