Qualification: Post-Doctoral Research from Harriman Institute, Columbia University, New York (2005-6). Ph. D in Political Science (1994), M. A. in (Political Science, History, Philosophy and English), Postgraduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution from Uppsala University Sweden (2003), Mandarin, Shihezi University, Xinjiang, China (2004), Islamic orientation Course from International Islamic University Islamabad (2004) Postgraduate Diploma in Mediation and Democracy from CEU, Hungary (2007), Modern Research Methodology from IRP(2013), Lahore. Postgraduate Diploma in New Regionalism and Good Governance CEU Hungary (2014)
Experience: Teaching courses on Social Sciences in different Universities to graduate and postgraduate students since 1989; writing research papers in peer reviewed journals, articles in English dailies, online magazines on issues related to Pakistan and the region issues. Editor of Central Asia research journal (2004) and travelled to more than 27 countries. Supervising M. Phil / Ph. D scholars in their research as HEC approved supervisor and contributing to society as university faculty, writer, researcher and consultant in the field of Political Science with focus on South Asia especially Pakistan.
Research: Political Science with focus on Pakistan, China and Afghanistan; Higher Education in South Asia, comparative politics, foreign policy analysis, political philosophy and research methodology. M. Phil / PhD. D Coordinator. There are 35 research Publications of Prof. Zahid Anwar. Some of the International Conferences in which Prof Anwar has presented his papers were held in Indiana University Bloomington (2006), University of Utah ( Salt Lake City 2006), University of Michigan Ann Arbor (2006), University of Washington Seattle (2007) George Town University Washington DC ( 2008), University of Peshawar ( 1994), Quid- e-Azam University (2009), University of the Punjab (2011), Nazarbaev University (2013), Singapore Management University ( 2015), Abdul Wali Khan University ( 2015), Vilnius University, Lithuania (2015), Eurasian Education Space, Russia (2016), CPEC and regional peace and stability, China (2016), IDPs, Thailand (2016), Refugees, NUST, Pakistan( 2016), IDPs Thailand ( 2016) Trilateral Dialogue, CIIS, China (2017), CPEC Northwest University China (2017).