Ayesha Masood is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Suleman Dawood School of Business. Dr. Masood obtained her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Arizona State University, USA in 2017. Her dissertation research project on women doctors’ representation in the health workforce was funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the American Institute of Pakistan Studies. Her prior education includes an MA in Political Science from the University of Punjab, and an MBBS degree from King Edward Medical College, Lahore. Prior to joining LUMS, Dr. Masood taught at Information Technology University and served as a doctor at Mayo Hospital Lahore.
Her research, broadly situated in feminist and critical methodologies, focuses on issues related to gender in organizations, evidence-based health policy, managing human resources in health, and policy implementation. Her work has been published in top-ranked journals of the world including Gender Work & Organization, Organization, Sex Roles and Gender, Place and Culture.
Dr. Masood is currently working on developing a book on the work of women health providers in Pakistan. Her current research interests include cultural influences on network formation, front-line bureaucracy, and evidence-based health policy formulation.