Dr Talat Farooq

Honorary Research Fellow

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Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security
School of Government and Society
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Talat Farooq is an Honorary Research Fellow on the The Political Effects of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on Conflict and Cooperation Within and Between States research project.

Talat holds a PhD from the University of Leicester, an M.Phil in American Studies from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad and an MA in English literature from Karachi University, Pakistan. The focus of her PhD was on US-Pakistan relations in the 1990s. Before coming to Leicester in 2010, Talat was Visiting Faculty at Bahria University and Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. Simultaneously, she worked as executive editor for a research based journal, Criterion. She is also a columnist for one of Pakistan’s leading English newspapers, The News International.