Name: Dr. Rukhsana Hasan
Designation: Assistant Professor / Incharge
Department: Gender Studies
Qualification: PhD Anthropology
Binghamton University Binghamton, NY (2003)
Masters of Anthropology
Binghamton University Binghamton, NY (1997)
Masters of Anthropology
University of Peshawar Peshawar, Pak (1987)
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (163)
Status: On Job
Dr. Rukhsana Hasan

Professional Experience

2006 - To Date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Visiting Faculty (HEC FFHP)

2003 - 04
Inst. Develop. Anthropology Binghamton, NY
Sr. Research Associate

2002 - 03
York University, Toronto, ON
Research Coordinator

2001 - 02
York University, Toronto, ON
Adjunct Lecturer


  • Dr. Rukhsana Hassan, Incharge Gender Studies Department, and Ms. Adeela Rehman, Lecturer, paper: Facilities of Gynecology Department in Public and Private Hospitals of Rawalpindi and Islamabad published in Biannual Journal of Gender & Social Issues Spring 2007 vol.6 No.1,2010
  • Cholistani Women & informal Economy: Economic Restructuring & Survival Strategies. SDPI publications,2008
  • Changing Mode of Production and increasing trend of Dowry with corresponding Decline in Female Property Rights among pastoral population of Cholistan Desert. Biannual journal of Gender & Social Issues. Fatima Jinnah Women University,2005
  • Managing the Commons: Customary Resource Management System of Chalt-Chaprote Community of Northern Pakistan. In Institute for Development Anthropology. 16(1-2), 1998 (fall)
  • Non-Ethnic Dimensions of Socio-Economic Vulnerability in Pakistan (co-author). In Development Anthropologist. Institute for Development Anthropology. Vol. 13 # 1 and 2, 1995 (fall)
  • Ethnicity and Socio-Economic Vulnerability in Pakistan: A Library based Country Profile, (co-author). Prepared for World Bank. Institute for Development Anthropology, Binghamton NY, 1995 (July)
  • Development and the Local Context. A Case Study of the Chalt Chaprote Community, in the Nagar Valley of Northern Pakistan, (co-author). Study Funded Jointly by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics Islamabad. Pakistan, 1993 (Aug)


  • Delivered a workshop lecture on Liberal Feminism in Gender & Women’s Studies Program of Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad on 28th September, 2010.
  • Delivered a workshop lecture on Eco Feminism & Sustainable Development in Gender & Women’s Studies Program of Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad on 6th October, 2010.
  • Participated in the Women Study centers Conference and gave presentation on Gender Studies Department & WRRC, on August 3rd -5th, 2009 at Avari Hotel, Lahore. This is capacity building project of Ministry of women Development (CB-MoDW) supported through German Technical Cooperation (GTZ).
  • Participated in the seminar on Gender in education policy support project (GEPSP) organized by DFID, UNICEF on January 30th, 2009 at Islamabad. She represented the department of Gender Studies and WRRC on the behalf of Fatima Jinnah Women University.
  • Participated in seminar on “Launch 0f 1,000 events to end violence against women in Pakistan” organized by Ofxam on November 24, 2008.
  • Participated in National Workshop for sharing draft poverty reduction strategy paper (PRSP)-II. on November 14, 2008 at National Library Auditorium, Islamabad.
  • Participated in five days collaborative Regional Training Program from 10-14 June 2008 on the issue of “Participatory Techniques for Planning and Management of Rural Development Projects” organized by Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Government of Pakistan-CIRDAP-with the collaboration of Commonwealth Secretariat at Akhtar Hameed Khan National Centre for Rural Development and Municipal Administration, Islamabad.
  • Participated in the seminar on “Participation of the Female Workforce in the Economy-Issues, Challenges and Perspectives” (17th-18th June 2008).
  • Participated in the seminar “INGAD Consultation on Gender Equality and Aid Effectiveness” organized by Interagency Gender and Development Group (INGAD) on June 16, 2008.
  • Delivered lectures at the workshop for various courses for Women’s Studies Dept. of Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad.
  • July 2005 (25th – 31st), conducted workshops on “Gender Sensitization at Work Places” Organized by Sakhi Women & Rural Development Org. (Pak).
  • April 2005 (7th – 14th) Organized and conducted a workshop on “Gender & Qualitative Research” at Fatima Jinnah Women University. Rawalpindi.
  • July 2003 (5th – 8th) Participated in a training Seminar on Women and Participatory Development arranged by Ryerson University, Toronto. Canada.
  • September 2002 (17th - 24th) Participated in a Workshop on Gender, Governance and Globalization held at York University Toronto.
  • June 2001 (2nd – 10th) Participated in a Gender Sensitive Training Program organized by Women Resource Center Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY.
  • March 2001 (20th – 24th) Conducted a workshop at Binghamton University (New York) for graduate students on “Gender Awareness and third World countries, with specific emphasis on South Asia”.