Dr Syed Adnan Bukhari is currently serving as an Assistant Professor at the Homeland Security program of Rabdan Academy. He carries more than 20 years of experience in the fields of academy, policy institutes, development agencies and media.
Before joining the Rabdan Academy, Dr Bukhari was a faculty member at the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST). From 2006-2014, he worked as an Associate Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at the NTU. From 2015-2018, he worked as the Director FATA Program at the FATA Research Centre in Islamabad, where he undertook research projects on post-conflict reconstruction of the FATA tribal region. He also worked as a Consultant with the UNDP, DFID, GIZ and Coffey International on post-conflict reconstruction of Pakistan’s tribal areas abutting the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. He has been an Instructor in various training courses for security and LEAs on terrorism and insurgency in Singapore, Pakistan and Bangladesh. He has conducted field research in conflict zones in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Dr Bukhari has earned his PhD from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He was also a visiting scholar at Fudan University, China and Geneva Centre for Training & Analysis of Terrorism (GCTAT).
PhD in International Relations
Homeland Security, Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism, Insurgencies, Countering Violent Extremism, Border and Transportation Security, Maritime & Port Security, Transnational Organized Crime
Terrorism and Insurgency, South and Central Asian affairs, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Post-conflict reconstruction and development, religious movements and ideologies