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GIFT Faculty

GIFT University employs some of the finest scholars and academicians as faculty for its programs. Our excellent faculty is recruited from some of the best educational institutions and backgrounds in the world. The impressive list of academic profiles includes the best schools including the University of Massachusetts, University of Illinois, Leeds, LUMS,etc. The faculty for each program has been hand picked to ensure that the best academic profiles are present in the university to ensure experience and excellence of instruction.

 

Dr. Surriya Shaffi Mir

Dean & Professor

(Permanent)


PhD, English (UK)
MA, Linguistics & ELT (Leeds, UK)
MA, English (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Education (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BA (Hons.), English Literature (University of the Punjab, Lahore)

+92 55 3892989 Ext. 115
surriya@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Mustafeez Ahmad Alvi

Professor & Director Arts and Social Sciences

(Permanent)


PhD, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Arabic Language (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, English Language (Islamia University, Bahawalpur)


+92 55 3892989 Ext. 195
mustafeez.alvi@gift.edu.pk



Department of English


Dr. Saqib Mahmood

Head of Department , Assistant Professor

(Permanent)


PhD Applied Linguistics & TESOL (University of Huddersfield, UK)
MA TESOL (University of East London, UK)
MA English (International Islamic University, Islamabad)




Dr. Khair Muhammad Larik

Professor

(Permanent)


PhD English Literature (Sindh University Pakistan)






Dr. Muhammad Babar Jamil

Assistant Professor

(Permanent)


PhD English Literature (Northeast Normal University NENU China)






Dr. Taimur Kayani

Assistant Professor

(Permanent)


PhD English Literature, Specialization in Theatre Studies (University of Putra Malaysia)
MPhil English (University of Punjab, Lahore)





Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan

Assistant Professor

(Permanent)


Phd English Literature (International Islamic University, Islamabad)
MPhil English Literature (International Islamic University, Islamabad)
MA English (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
PGD International Affairs (University of the Punjab, Lahore)



ajmal@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Muhammad Asad Habib

Assistant Professor

(Permanent)


PhD (Linguistics) UMT Lahore - In Progress
MPhil (Linguistics) UMT Lahore





Mr. Ahmad Mujtaba Ali

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil, Linguistics (Beaconhouse National University, Lahore)
MA, English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)




+92 55 3892989 Ext. 140
mujtaba@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Afeef Tahir Butt

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil English (Beaconhouse National University, Lahore)
MA English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)





Mr. Rizwan Ullah Ejaz

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
MA English Language and Literature (GIFT University, Gujranwala)





rizwanullahejaz@gift.edu.pk

Ms. Musharraf Ashraf

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
MBA (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge)
MEd (University of Sargodha)
MA English Language and Literature (GIFT University, Gujranwala)



Ms. Sadia Abdul Qayyum

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MA English Literature and Modernity (London Metropolitan University, UK)
MA English Language and Literature (University of the Punjab, Lahore)





sadia@gift.edu.pk



Department of Islamic Studies


Dr. Hafiz Mahmood Akhtar

Head of the Department & Professor

(Permanent)


PhD, Quran (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Arabic (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MA, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)



+92 55 3892989 Ext. 195
hafizmahmoodakhtar@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Muhammad Yusufi Faruqi

Professor

(Permanent)


PhD, Islamic Jurisprudence (University of Exeter, UK)
MA, Islamic Studies (University of Karachi)
MA, Arabic (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Hafiz Waseem Abbas

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil Islamiyat (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






waseem.abbas@gift.edu.pk

Hafiz Farhan Arshad

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil Islamiyat (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






farhan.arshad@gift.edu.pk



Department of Humanities and Social Sciences


Dr. Um-E-Laila

Head of Department, Assistant Professor

(Permanent)


PhD Psychology (Quaid-e-Azam University)
MSc Psychology (Punjab University)





ssc.hod@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Gondal

Professor

(Permanent)


PhD Political Sciences (University of the Punjab, Lahore)






iqbal.gondal@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Tayyab Habib

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil Applied Psychology (Riphah International University Lahore Campus)
MSc. Applied Psychology (University of the Punjab, Lahore)





tayyab.habib@gift.edu.pk

Ms. Fouzia Hassan

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MS Management Sciences (GIFT University)
MSc Psychology (Punjab University)





Ms. Sehrish Khan

Lecturer

(Permanent)


PhD Education (University of Education, Lahore) - In Progress
MPhil Education (University of Education, Lahore)





Ms. Hajira Imran

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MSc, Housing Home (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
BSc, Home Economics (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




+92 55 3892989 Ext. 161

Ms. Naila Afzaal

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil International Relations (Minhaj University, Lahore)






naila.afzal@gift.edu.pk



Department of Media Studies


Mr. Tahir J Malik

Head of Department & Assistant Professor

(Permanent)


MS, Mass Communication (Oklohomastate University, USA)
MA, Journalism (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




+92 55 3892989 Ext. 177
tahir.malik@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Mujahid Mansoori

Professor

(Permanent)


PhD Mass Communication






Mr. Waqas Mahmood

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil Mass Communication (UOG)
MA Mass Communication (UOG)





waqasmahmood@gift.edu.pk

Ms. Anila Abid

Lecturer

(Permanent)


MPhil Mass Communication (University of Gujrat)
MA Mass Communication (University of Gujrat)





anila.abid@gift.edu.pk

Ms. Aveen Aamir

Lecturer

(Permanent)


Masters in Communication (Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia)
BA (Hons) in Mass Communication (University of South Asia, Lahore)





aveen.aamir@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Mohsin Ali Shams

Lecturer

(Permanent)


PhD Media & Communication Studies (UCP, Lahore) In-Progress
MPhil Communication Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)





mohsin.shams@gift.edu.pk

Mr. Kashif Khurshid

Junior Lecturer

(Permanent)


PGD, Mass Communication (University of Bedfordshire, UK)
MSC, Mass Communication (NUML University, Islamabad)




+92 55 3892989 Ext. 177
muhammad.kashif@gift.edu.pk

Dr. Muhammad Akram Virik

(Visiting)


PhD, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
MPhil, Islamic Studies (A.I.O.U, Islamabad)
MA, Islamic Studies (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Mr. Muhammad Abdullah Noman

(Visiting)


MPhil English (Government College University, Lahore)
MA English (Government College University, Lahore)





Mr. Naeem Ullah

(Visiting)


MPhil English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)
PGD ELT (Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad)
MA English (University of the Punjab, Lahore)




Hafiza Sumera Rabia

(Visiting)


MPhil Isalmic Studies (Punjab University, Lahore)






Mr. Muhammad Ishfaq

(Visiting)


MPhil Islamiyat (Sargodha University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Khurram Ahmad Saeed

(Visiting)


MA Political Science (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
LLB (Pakistan Law College, Lahore)





Ms. Tehmina Mushtaq 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Ms. Uzma Nosheen 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Usman Ali

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Ms. Rumaisa Mubashar 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (University of Lahore)






Mr. Waqas Nazar

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (Beacon House National University)






Mr. Farrukh Hameed 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Umer Draz

(Visiting)


MA English Literature (University of the Punjab)






Ms. Zubda Ali

(Visiting)


MSc TESOL (University of Edinburg, UK)






Mr. Muhammad Shahbaz

(Visiting)


MS English (University of Lahore)






Ms. Saima Sarfraz

(Visiting)


MA English (Punjab University Lahore)






Mr. Malik Hassan Raza

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Ms. Saiqa Andleeb

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Englisg Linguistics (UMT, Lahore)






Mr. Ahmad Sardar

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Usman Asim

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Naeem Ullah

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Ms. Maryam Sanaullah

(Visiting)


MA English Literature (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Muhammad Saeed

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Applied Linguistic (Minhaj University Lahore)






Ms. Anna Ali

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Applied Linguistic (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Muhammad Abdullah Noman

(Visiting)


M-PHIL English (GC University ,Lahore)






Mr. Saghir Ahmad

(Visiting)


M_PHIL English Linguistics (Leads University, Lahore)






Ms. Attiya Akram 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Ms. Ayesha Qaiser

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Bilal Qudrat Butt

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Ms. Hafiza Sumera Rabia 

(Visiting)


MA Isalmic Studies (Punjab university Lahore)






Ms. Iqra Yousaf 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Ms. Maryam Zaka 

(Visiting)


MS Islamic Studies (Allama Iqbal Open University)






Mr. Muhammad Ashfaq 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Muhammad Ihsan Ilahi 

(Visiting)


MS Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Muhammad Nasir Meer 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Muhammad Usman Ali 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Qari Muhammad Aslam 

(Visiting)


MS Arabic (International Islamic University Islamabad)






Ms. Sofia Mahboob 

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Sultan Shamsul Haq

(Visiting)


MS Islamic Studies (University of Gujrat)






Mr. Wajid Ali

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Ziaudin

(Visiting)


MS Islamic Studies (GIFT University, Gujranwala)






Mr. Bakhtawar Saeed

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Psychology (UCP, Lahore)






Ms. Neelam Nisar

(Visiting)


MS Education (University of Irvine, California)






Ms. Mehwish Arshad

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Clinical Psychology (NUST Universiry IsIamabad)






Ms. Zeenash Mazhar Dar

(Visiting)


MSc Psychology (University of the Punjab)






Ms. Habiba Kanwal

(Visiting)


MS Sociology (International Islamic, University)






Ms. Sadia Huda

(Visiting)


M-PHIL Psychology (GC University Lahore)






Mr. Zain Ur Rehman

(Visiting)


MA Mass Communication (NCA, Lahore)