Azmat Khan, M.A.
Research Focus: Rhetoric & Culture
Azmat Khan, M.A. belongs to the Pashtun tribal areas of Pakistan. Born and raised in a cave, he however was successful in transcending the limits of tribal existence and chose to serve the planet earth through the production and dissemination of an egalitarian knowledge. He studied Journalism and Mass-Communication at the University of Peshawar. After graduation, he worked with a World Bank funded Project. In 2018, he was awarded an exchange scholarship at the Communication University of China (Beijing) where he did master in Intercultural Communication. On return, he started working as visiting lecturer at the department of Mass-Communication, University of Peshawar. Later, he was appointed lecturer at Virtual University Pakistan. Through his research work, Azmat seeks to explore the social and political economy of media marginalization and how underrepresentation and misrepresentation impact the individual and collective lives of different groups and communities in Pakistan. He is extremely excited and hopeful that he will best utilize all the academic and intellectual resources at OU to improve his theoretical and practical research skills. He is committed to bringing academia, community and social policy making closer in his home country.