Dr. Saira Yamin, Associate Professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Dr. Saira Yamin is a scholar-practitioner with more than twenty years of experience. She specializes in conflict analysis and resolution; women, peace, and security; and South Asia. Presently, she is Associate Professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii. Previously, she has taught at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, Virginia, and at the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. She has worked extensively in the development sector in South Asia with local and international non-governmental organizations in building the capacities of women, children, and youth; and on policy advocacy. Her writings on the issues of peace and conflict have been published widely including by the United States Institute of Peace, Oxford University Press, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Nation, Politico and many South Asian journals and newspapers. Dr. Yamin has appeared as a security analyst on Al-Jazeera, BBC, Canada TV, Pakistan Television and Voice of America.