Aisha Ahmad

Research Student

Aisha is a Gold Medalist graduate of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), where she completed her undergraduate degree in law. She also holds an LL.M degree from Harvard Law School, where she was awarded Dean's Scholar Prizes in Global Governance and Poverty, Law and Development as well as a Summer Academic Fellowship relating to the juridification of global politics in international development.

Aisha holds an MPhil in Development Studies (with distinction) as a Clarendon Scholar from the University of Oxford, where she won the Papiya Ghosh Thesis Prize. She is currently pursuing a DPhil in International Development as Green Templeton College's Sir David Watson DPhil Scholar.

In the media
'The law is just background noise': the politics of land governance in urban Pakistan...

Teaching Assistant, Core Course, MPhil Development Studies (University of Oxford, 2020-2021)

Teaching Assistant, Thesis Workshops, MPhil Development Studies (University of Oxford, 2020)

Adjunct Professor, "Law and the City: Governing an Urban Jungle" (self-designed elective, Shaikh Ahmad Hasan School of Law, LUMS, Fall 2018)

Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Legal Reasoning (Shaikh Ahmad Hasan School of Law, LUMS, Spring 2018)

Research Students supervised

Journal articles and special issues

Ahmad, Aisha (2011) 'Corporate Culpability: Analyzing Juridical Mechanisms for Corporate Accountability of Human Rights Violations', Pakistan Journal of International Law 1 (2) 59-81
Ahmad, Aisha (2011) 'The 'Kony Response': A Critique of Non-Critique', Pakistan Journal of International Law 1 (3) 64-87


06 Aug, 2018
'Pakistan will be going to the IMF for the 13th time. Will PTI's Asad Umar fare better than past ministers?'. Aisha Ahmad writes for Dawn
02 Apr, 2017
"The Optimist-Sceptic Dichotomy". Aisha Ahmad writes for The News on Sunday
Research interests:

Land, law, housing, urban governance, Pakistan