Maria Waqar

Maria Waqar

Graduate Student


B.S., Lahore University of Management Sciences
M.A., National University of Singapore

About Maria Waqar

Maria did her B.Sc. at Lahore University of Management Sciences in Lahore (her native city) and then earned an M.A. in political science from National University of Singapore. Most of her work experience has been in journalism. She has edited, researched and written for several sections of a newspaper. She also has taught undergraduate students, in journalism in Karachi and political science in Singapore. Her research interests focus on the politics of authoritarian and democratizing regimes. She is specifically interested in research puzzles relating to the durability of authoritarian regimes, endurance of mass protests and politics of development spending in nascent democracies.