Name: Dr. Salma Nazar Khan
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Education
Qualification: PhD
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
M.Ed
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
M.A.
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
B.A.
University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (199)
Email: snkhan@fjwu.edu.pk, salamanazarkhan@gmail.com
Status: On Job
Dr. Salma Nazar Khan

Professional Experience

September 2015 to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Assistant Professor

September 2009 to September 2015
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Lecturer

Jul-Dec, 2015).
Afghanistan Institute of Civil Society & MSI (USAID).
Consultant, Afghanistan CSO Sustainability Index Annual Report 2014

Dec 2013-Feb 2014
Collective Transformation Organization, Afghanistan
Research And Evaluation Advisor

PUBLICATIONS/CONFERENCES

  • “Microteaching in Pakistan: Perspectives of Novice Higher Education Faculty about the Contribution of Microteaching to their Learning and Practice” Online Publish at Scholarly work http://scholarworks.umass.edu/dissertations_2/372/
  • Devolution Plan and Capacity Building of Educational Managers

Pakistan Journal of Education Volume: XXIV, Issue II2008

  • Study of Gap Analysis between Theory and Practice in Provisions of Devolution Plan 2001 regarding Leadership and Management published in National Conference on "Empowering Teachers: Practices & Possibilities at FJWU2007

Project/workshop/Seminar Reports

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Educational Development: Educational Policy, Leadership & Management, Educational Research, Assessment & Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Teacher Professional Development, Higher Education

International Development [Advocacy of Education, Gender, Youth, &Civil Society]

ACHIEVEMENTS

March 2016          Comparative and International Education Society's
International Travel Award for Distinguished
Service in Educational Reform for 2016 Annual
Conference at Vancouver Canada
June-Sep 2015                World Learning Advancing Leaders Fellowship
Program, Virtual Training Course in Social                                 Innovation & Project Management
2010-2015 Pakistan Teacher Education Program (Pre-TEP)  
USAID Project
March 2014        Women of the Year-2014-2015-awarded by National Association of Professional Women, USA
March 2015        Department Nomination for UMass graduate student research exposition and PhD alumni Panel Event “Social Science Research Beyond Academy” organized by ISSR & Isenberg School of Management UMass, Amherst
March 2015        Majority World Contexts Travel Award for Dissertation Publication Workshop awarded by Comparative and International Education Society-CIES 2015, Washington, D.C.
March 2014        Merit-based Scholarship (proposals with the highest review scores) for Dissertation Mentoring Workshop awarded by Comparative and International Education Society-CIES 2014, Toronto Canada
June 2010           Nominated/served as Graduate Student Ambassador for TEA program, International Research and Exchanges (IREX) Board at the University of Arkansas

April 2010       Awarded excellence certificate for the community services by Center of Leadership & Community Engagement Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, University of Arkansas

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

Conferences Organized:
• Co-coordinated the1st Multidisciplinary Graduate Conference at Fatima Jinnah Women University on Feb. 26, 2016.
• Co-coordinated the International Conference?on Gender, Social Sciences and Humanities: New Directions in Scholarship at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan in collaboration with the University of Texas, Austin, 13-15 January 2016
• Conference Committee Member-CIES NE Regional conference “Education in Uncertain Times,” Nov. 1& 2, 2013-University of Massachusetts, Amherst
• Conference Committee Member-Association of Experiential Education (AEE), Assisted for organizing 2011 Annual Northeast Conference at the Berkshire Outdoor Center, Massachusetts- April 8-10, 2011
• Organizer-National Conference on Empowering Teachers: Practices & Possibilities” Fatima Jinnah Women University, March 3-4, 2008
• Organizer-Rotary International Conference 2007: Pakistan & Afghanistan, Marriot Islamabad, March 30 to April 01, 2007
Conference Presentations
• Centralized Higher Education Promoting National Cohesion and Cross Borders Collaboration: Perspectives of Pakistani Faculty at 60th Annual Comparative and International Education Society ‘Six decades of Comparative & International Education: Taking stock and looking forward” March 6-10, 2016-Vancouver, BC Canada
• A Force Field Analysis: Why Higher Education Faculty in Pakistan Struggle to Implement and Cascade the MT-FPDP? at International Conference on Research and Practices in Education “Connecting Educators: A Global Community of Research & Practice” on Oct 13-14, 2015-Allama Iqbal Open University
• A Force Field Analysis: Challenges and Issues of Higher Education Faculty development in Pakistan at 59thAnnual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society, “Imagining Humanist Education Globally: Ubuntu,” March 08-13, 2015-Washington, D.C.
• Value of Outdoors Education for Development of Social Constructs: A Case Study from Pakistan (Co-presented with Shah Sajjad) at 59thAnnual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society, “Imagining Humanist Education Globally: Ubuntu,” March 08-13, 2015- Washington, D.C.
• Microteaching in Professional Development of Novice Teachers: A Contextual Analysis at 58thAnnual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society, “Re-visioning Education For All,” March 10-15, 2014-Toronto, Canada
• Gap Analysis of Adult Literacy Programs in Pakistan (online presentation) at 19th international conference on learning at the Institute of Education, University of London. August 8, 2012
• Public and private providers: The question of cooperation in education,presented in a panel at the 57th Annual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society, “The worldwide Education Revolution,” April 26th, 2012-Puerto Rico
• Why EFA is still a challenge in South Asia: A case study from Pakistanat Sixth Annual International Education Conference 2011 New York University, March 26, 2011- New York
• Study of Gap Analysis between Theory and Practice in Provisions of Devolution Plan 2001 regarding Leadership and Managementat National Conference on "Empowering Teachers: Practices & Possibilities” 4th March, 2008-FJWU.
• Devolution Plan and Capacity building of Educational Managers, at International Conference "Status of Educational Reforms in Developing countries," April 2007-Aga Khan University, Institute of Educational Development Karachi
Conferences Attended
• SRC@20: Looking back, moving forward” Student Research Conference, April 10th, 2015- Harvard, Boston
• Complication violence: Moving beyond bounded understanding, March 27th, 2015- Northeastern University, Boston
• “Interfaith Conference on Drone Warfare” organized by Peace Action Education Fund, Jan. 23-25, 2015- CFPA, New Jersey
• Annual InterAction Forum 2014, Capital Hills, and Marriott Washington, D.C.- June 10-13, 2014
• Aspire, Connect, Achieve: NAPW National Networking Conference, April 25th, 2014-Marriott, New York
• CIES NE Regional conference “Education in Uncertain Times,” Nov. 1& 2, 2013-University of Massachusetts, Amherst
• American Education Research Association Annual Conference "Education and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy and Praxis" April 26 –May 1, 2013-San Francisco, California
• International Education Conference 2012 “Advancing Global Education in Austere Times,” March 29th- 30th, 2012-New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development,
• 55th Annual conference of “Education is that which liberates” Comparative & International Education Society, May 1-5, 2011- Montreal, Canada
• Northeast AEE (Association of Experiential Education) Conference,” April 8-10, 2011- The Berkshire Outdoor Center, Camp Becket-Chimney Corners, Massachusetts
• Eighth Sustainable Development Conference organized by SDPI, 07-09 December, 2005- Best Western Hotel Islamabad

Trainings/Workshops/Seminars Organized:
• Core Committee workshop of National Curriculum Framework Development- January 5-6, 2016 at Higher Education Commission, Lahore
• Pre-Conference Academic Writing Workshop “Lets flow with the rhythm of writing: Pre-writing techniques” for graduate students at International Conference on Research and Practices in Education “Connecting Educators: A Global Community of Research & Practice” on Oct 12, 2015-Allama Iqbal Open University
• Module Resource Person “Assessment & Evaluation” to the to the faculty participated in 26th Master Trainer Faculty Professional Development Program at Learning Innovation Division HEC on November 23, 2015
• Module Resource Person “Curriculum Development” to the faculty participated in 26th Master Trainer Faculty Professional Development Program at Learning Innovation Division HEC on November 24, 2015
• First five-days “Academic Writing Retreat” for MS/M.Phil./Ph.D. students and faculty/staff at Fatima Jinnah Women University from Sep. 12-16, 2015.
• First Multidisciplinary Expert Workshop w.r.t. Symposium of Curriculum Development for the development of National Curriculum Framework on August 4-5, 2015 at Higher Education Commission, Islamabad
• Holistic Education Workshop “Eco-literacy, Freirian Praxis, and Cosmic Inter-Being: Cultivating Empathic Pedagogy Utilizing Microteaching Approach” with David Yisrael HaLevi at American Education Research Association Annual Conference "Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis" April 16–20, 2015- Chicago, Illinois
• “Networking 101” at the Center for International Education, University of Massachusetts-February 31, 2015 http://www.umass.edu/cie/news/networking-101-salma-khan
• Seminar “Ramadan and Halal food choices in USA” for the Turkish Teacher Training Program at the University of Arkansas-22nd July 2011.
• Coordinated the first Professional Competency Enhancement Program for Higher Education institution’s teachers under National Academy of Higher Education, Learning Innovation Department-February 12-March 13, 2009
• Conducted 6 days Workshop on “Teaching of Science” at Fatima Jinnah Women University for Masters Students-March 8 to 13, 2010.
• Conducted nurturing & growth of young children: “A seminar for parents and caregivers”, at Fatima Jinnah Women University in collaboration with Children Resource International (CRI)-30th December 2009.
• Organizer-One Month Professional Competency Enhancement Program for Teachers Training (PCEPT) for Higher Education Faculty from all over Pakistan at Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, 12th January- 13th March 2009
• "Violence against Women" Seminar by Country Program Director UNIFEM, Dr. Alice Harding Shackelford organized by Soroptomist International March 2006.
• "Polio Eradication from Pakistan" Supported by CDA Directorate of Health, Holiday Inn, Islamabad, August 16, 2005.
Trainings/Workshops/Seminars Attended:
• Appreciative Inquiry as Theoretical Framework and Approach for Organizational Change: Practical Insights. Pre-Conference Workshop at 60th Annual Comparative and International Education Society ‘Six decades of Comparative & International Education: Taking stock and looking forward” March 6 2016-Vancouver, BC Canada
• Designing and implementing gender responsive pedagogy and school programs. Pre-Conference Workshop at 60th Annual Comparative and International Education Society ‘Six decades of Comparative & International Education: Taking stock and looking forward” March 6 2016-Vancouver, BC Canada
• New Scholars Publication Workshop at 59th Annual Conference of the CIES Washington, D.C.- March 8-13, 2015.
• USAID Discussion on improving the quality of EGRA data, University Research Co. LLC (URC) Bethesda, MD-March 5-6, 2015
• Designing and implementing early grade reading assessment: Understanding the basic, University Research Co. LLC (URC) Bethesda, MD- March 2-4, 2015
• Winter graduate writing retreat organized by Office of Professional Development UMass, Amherst- Jan 12 to 16, 2015
• “Parent and Community Support for Early Grade Reading,” The Global Reading Network- University Research Co. LLC (URC) Bethesda, MD- December 11th, 2015
• International Contrast in the teaching profession-Results from teaching and learning international survey, US Department of Education, Washington, D.C. Nov. 20, 2014
• Summer graduate writing retreat organized by Office of Professional Development, University of Massachusetts-August 4 to August 8, 2014
• Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) Seminar, USAID, Washington, D.C. June 27th, 2014
• New Scholars Dissertation Mentoring Workshop at 58th Annual Conference of the CIES Toronto, Canada-March 10-15, 2014.
• Mixed Data Analysis Techniques, AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco-April 26- 27, 2013
• Research Collaborations with Native Communities: New Directions in Social Science Ethics, Feb 26-27, 2013 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
• Issues of gender equity in policy and programs of multicultural and bilingual education by Dr. Valdiviezo on April 16th, 2013
• Higher Education in Developing Countries by Joseph B. Berger EPRA, UMass-April 9, 2013
• Education for Peace Building in Fragile and Post-Conflict States by Fritz Affolter, program manager of the Peace building, Education and Advocacy Program implemented by UNICEF at CIE, University of Massachusetts Amherst on February 26th, 2013
• Beyond Victims & Perpetrators: Feminism in the Age of Terror & Empire on Feb. 20th, 2013- University of Massachusetts Amherst
• POS Research Series titled “Measuring well-being and corresponding recommendations” by Carlos Mora & Kim Cameron on January 22, 2012.
• Education for Democracy, not Corporatocracy” at UMass Amherst on October 19th, 2012.
• Webinar organized by American Evaluation Association (AEA) titled “Int'l Evaluation: Working in an Asian Context” by Cindy Banyai- Aug 9, 2012
• One month American Culture Language Program (ACLP) workshop organized by International Programs Office (IPO) at the University of Massachusetts-July 9th– Aug 12th, 2012.
• Seminar “The Women of Color, Body Politics 2012: an Award Winning Original Production by and about Women of Color” on April 12th and 13th, 2012 at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
• Globalizing the classroom with regional studies: resources and tips” by Cris Martin & Paul Beran from Harvard University on March 31st, 2012 at the University of Massachusetts.
• Seminar entitled “Agenda Formation for Curriculum Reform in Pakistan” International and Comparative Education Graduate Student Seminar Series being conducted by Harvard Graduate School of Education on March 22nd, 2012.
• Webinar on “Program theories and log frames” on Nov. 13th 2011.
• Seventh annual colloquium on “Social Change” on Nov. 10th, 2011 at UMass Amherst.
• Seminar “The Dark Side of Literacy & What EGRA Reveals" by Dr. Ash Hartwell at UMass on October 25th, 2011.
• Webinar titled “How to design and manage equity-focused evaluations” October 7th, 2011.
• Workshop titled “Conflict resolution and Challenges of leadership” at the University of George Mason, Washington DC- August 25th, 2011.
• Seminar titled “Using mobile phones and tablets for learning in poor and developing countries, and in the U.S.” conducted by Dr. David Rosen on November 15th, 2011 at CIE.
• Workshop entitled “Virtual tools for global education: Using online games, simulations and second life to solve global challenges” at School of Education, UMass -April 30, 2011.
• Workshop entitled “Integrating social justice work into careers in the public and nonprofit sectors” at the Center for Public Policy and Administration UMass March 28th, 2011
• Seminar titled “Learning through observation: becoming a reflective teacher” on August 4, 2010.
• Workshop “Microteaching with focused observation and feedback” on August 13, 2010
• Workshop titled “Implementing Portfolios in the classroom” Educacy Foundation, 16th May 2009.
• Seminar “Being young in Pakistan” Educacy Foundation, 17th May 2009.
• Workshop “Devolution Experiences and Development in Pakistan”, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Abbottabad, October 29, 2008
• RAHM- CIDA workshop " Gender equality, Islam and development in the Pakistani context, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, 08-10 August, 2007 and 13-14 December, 2007
• Workshops attended on: Job ethics and Resume Writing, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Feb- March 2007
• Counseling at different Levels, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, May to August 2007.
• "Interactive teaching and learning methodologies" by Children Resource International (CRI), Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, 05-07 July, 2006
• Workshop against Child Abuse held by “Asha” Hotel Best Western, Islamabad, December 2005.
• Attitude at Workplace, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, April 16-17, 2007
• Professional development workshops for graduate students about Career Counseling, Personal Grooming, Development,Ethics of Job, Business Etiquettes, Interview Techniques, Professional Resume, Market Trends, Job search strategies, Time Management at Fatima Jinnah Women University May- June, 2007

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Research Consultancies

  • Research ConsultantManagement System Information, USAID-Jul.2015-Feb.2016

Consulted with Afghanistan Institute of Civil Society (AICS) for convening the national level meeting of CSOs Leaders of Afghanistan and writing the 2014 Annual Report on Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index for Afghanistan

  • Gender Consultant Creative Associates International, Washington, D.C- June-August 2014

As am International Development Intern, I worked with the team of Education for Development Division on proposal development mainly about gender and disability inclusion for regions including Jordan and Nigeria

  • Reviewer, International Research and Exchanges (IREX) Board-August 2014
I reviewed 27 small grant proposals from all around the world. These small grant proposals were mainly related to education, heath, and community development.