PTIR Talk: Prof. F. Christine Fair on Lashkar-e-Taiba & Pakistan — 4/7

Dr. F. Christine Fair, Georgetown University

“Lashkar-e-Taiba and Pakistan”

Thurs., April 7, 2011   4:30-6:00 p.m.    PAC 001

Reception to Follow

Dr. Fair is an assistant professor in the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), within Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Previously, she has served as a senior political scientist with the RAND Corporation, a political officer to the United Nations Assistance Mission to Afghanistan in Kabul, and a senior research associate in USIP’s Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention. She is also a senior fellow with the Counter Terrorism Center at West Point. Dr. Fair holds a B.S. in Biological Chemistry, an M.A. in Public Policy, an M.A in South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and a Ph.D. in South Asian Languages and Civilizations, all from the University of Chicago. Her research focuses upon political and military affairs in South Asia. She has authored, co-authored, and co-edited several books including Treading Softly on Sacred Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations on Sacred Space (Oxford University Press, 2008), The Madrassah Challenge: Militancy and Religious Education in Pakistan (USIP, 2008), Fortifying Pakistan: The Role of U.S. Internal Security Assistance (USIP, 2006); among others, and has written numerous peer-reviewed articles covering a range of security issues in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. She is a member of the International Institute of Strategic Studies, the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on the editorial board of Studies in Conflict and Terrorism.

This event is sponsored by the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life and the Program on Terrorism and Insurgency Research. For more information, please contact Erica Chenoweth at Click here for information on future PTIR Speaker Series events.