Ms. Sumara Gul



Political Science



Sumara Gul


Email : sumaira@sbbwu.edu.pk
Address : house 550,street 11,sector N1,phase 4 Hayatabad


  • Working as lecturer at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawer since 16 January 2012.
  • One year experience as In Charge Department of Political Science SBBWUP
  • One year experience as Lecturer in Islamia College Chartered University, Peshawar. 
  • One year experience as a lecturer in Brains post graduate college Peshawar.
  • Three months experience as a reporter with Daily Times Peshawar Bureau.
  • One Month experience in “Internews training for Story Filing and Writing” in department of Journalism and Mass Communication in Peshawar University. 
  • Five Months experience in Campus Bulletin as a Reporter in Peshawar University
  • One year experience as a reporter with Radio Khyber Fata secretariat media cell.
  • Three months experience as a reporter for radio Pakistan program ULAS GHAG.
  • Three years’ experience at Quid-E-Azam Public School Swabi.


  • Ph.D in Progress (thesis writing)
  • M.Phil Political Science
  • M.A Journalism and Mass Communications.
  • M.ED

Honor and Awards

  • Secured 1st position in general knowledge competition at GGHS Swabi.
  • Secured 1st position in Extempore at GGHS Swabi.
  • Secured 3rd position in District Quiz competition in GGHS Swabi.
  • Secured second position in HSSC exams.
  • Secured merit certificate from Qurtaba University of Science and Technology Peshawar.
  • Attended 7 days’ workshop with Midio Thek organization on conflict sensitive journalism. 
  • Attended 2 days’ workshop on” How to promote science and technology by using media”. 
  • Secured a certificate of participation by attending fifteen days international summer school organized by university of Peshawar.
  • Attended two days seminar on electoral politics.
  • Organized seminar at SBBWUP on Pakistan day with the title “Envisioning Pakistan in 2025”.
  • Organized seminar at SBBWUP on defense day 2015.
  • Participated in one day International Islamic Women conference held at pearl continental Hotel Peshawar on 1st July 2013.
  • Attended one day orientation and training workshop on digital security organized by Intermedia Pakistan on 3rd August 2013.
  • Attended seminar on MAZDOOR K HAQOOQ supervised by Dr Lal khan on world labor day. 
  • Completed three month project with the sponsorship of Intermedia on Refugees problems in Jalozai camp” 
  • Completed six month project with internews on “ Women problems in Kacha Gari and Laram Refugees Camps Peshawar”.
  • Secured a certificate of participation from ICRC by attending two days certificate course on “Humanitarian Law” held at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University.
  • Secured a certificate of participation from Danish Refugee Council by attending two days’ workshop on “Refugees Laws”.
  • Attended one day workshop on teachers training held at SBBWUP.
  • Attended one day National Conference on CPEC organized by department of political science SBBWUP.
  • Secured a certificate of participation from HEC on three days’ workshop on “Teaching Skills” Organized by Education department of SBBWUP.
  • Participated as presenter in two days national conference at SBBWUP on the title of “FEDRALISM IN PAKISTAN”  and presented paper with the title  “ Women Role in Alternative Dispute Resolution: Prospects and Consequences, A case study of KP.
  • Secured a certificate of participation from HEC Learning Innovation Division by attending Five days Curriculum based workshop on “Peace and Conflict Studies” from May 15th to 19th 2017.


  • Supervisor of students advisory council at Department of Political Science  SBBWUP
  • Member at “developing peace curriculum “A joint venture of Pakistani universities and university of waterloo Canada.
  • Member of committee of external evaluators for Masters Research in Pakistan study Centre University of Peshawar.

Graduate Students Postdocs Undergraduate Students Honor Students

Four batches of students have been graduated 
Number of students in each batch 20 to 25

Service Activity

  • Teaching to M.Phil, Masters and BS programme the following subjects.
    • M.Phil.
      1. Research Techniques.
      2. Democracy and good Governance. 
    • Masters,
        1. Good Governance
        2. International Organizations
        3. Political Philosophy
        4. Research Methodology
        5. Foreign Relations Of Pakistan
    • BS, Political Science
      1. Introduction to Journalism
  • Member Of Quality Enhancement Cell at Department Level for Self-Assessment report of Masters programme.
  • Supervising Academic activities of the Department.
  • Making of papers, assigning special research oriented tasks to student as well as preparing course files.
  • In charge of issuing struck off notices.

Brief Statement of Research Interest

  • Women’s role in politics, especially in Local Electoral politics of Pakistan.
  • Good Governance role in conflict resolution.



Research Grants and Contracts


Other Research or Creative Accomplishments

  • Co-Investigator in a project of “Military Diplomacy in Pakistan” with 
  • Dr Sadaf Bashir Department of Political Science SBBWUP


Selected Professional Presentations

  • National Conference Presentation on Women Role in Alternative dispute Resolution: Prospects and Consequences.
  • Media Laws in Pakistan with its historical background at Eleanor Roosevelt Corner Peshawar SBBWUP 3rd May 2016.
  • Presentation on World Press Freedom Day at Eleanor Roosevelt Corner Peshawar SBBWUP on 25th May 2017.