Laila Bushra is an Assistant Professor at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS.
Dr. Bushra’s interests are Social Theory, Historical Sociology, Urban History, and Political Economy. Her research deals with the multiple dimensions of Islamic fundamentalism in Pakistan in relation to the socio-economic and political changes associated with neoliberalism and globalization.
Her She has also been a postdoctoral fellow at the South Asia Institute at Harvard University. Her teaching covers the foundations and theoretical foundations of Sociology, religious fundamentalism, urban issues, and historical sociology.
Dr. Bushra received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Johns Hopkins University, USA.