PhD from the Institute of KMW, University of Leipzig, Germany. (2004) senior Fulbright faculty at Centre for International Studies and Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University 2008-09.
Currently, professor at the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Peshawar. Teaches development communication, media system in Pakistan, media ethics and laws, issues in communication, peace journalism, and trauma and journalists at the department of JMC.
Worked as Director Independent Project Reporting (IPR) a joint venture of GIZ, Government of Pakistan, and UoP, IPR. (http://www.iprjmc.org.pk).
Coordinator, Competence and Trauma Centre for Journalists (CTCJ) at Peshawar University.
Working in area of peace journalism, freedom of expression, and human rights and the media.
Books include: Indo-Pak Press; an unpopular view, News Media and Journalism in Pakistan, and Reporting the frontier: media and media capacity building in north western Pakistan.
Languages Urdu, English, German, Punjabi, and Pashto.