Fahmida Zaman is a Political Science graduate students at the Illinois State University. Her research interests include South Asian politics, Post-colonialism, the Partition in 1947, Democracy, Social Movements, Religion and Politics, Women and Politics, and others. Zaman presented her academic works at University of Chicago, University of Berkeley, and Asian University for Women.
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.