Tayyaba Tamim

Associate Professor

Dr. Tamim has her PhD from University of Cambridge as a fully funded RECOUP scholarship, and MPhil RSLE (Research in Second Language Education Across Cultures) from Cambridge, UK as a British Council Chevening scholar. In addition, she also has an MA ELT from Kinnaird College for Women University and MA English from the University of Punjab, Pakistan. Dr Tamim has led several funded research projects with national and international partners, including those with USAID, British council and the World Bank. She has also published and presented research papers at a number of national and international forums. Her work covers issues of social justice, equity and inclusivity in education with specific reference to languages in education, language policy, gender and caste.

She is currently Associate Professor at the School of Education, and the faculty lead for the Pedagogical Partnership Programme at LUMS. Earlier she was Head Faculty of Social Sciences at Lahore School of Economics. She also worked as Director Academics at SZABIST, overseeing work across its five campuses (Karachi, Islamabad, Larkana, Hyderabad and Dubai). While at SZABIST she set up and later led the Department of Education.