Raza Ahmad Rumi
A policy analyst, journalist, and an author. Raza Rumi is Director, Park Center for Independent Media and teaches in the journalism department. He is also Visiting Faculty at Cornell Institute for Public Affairs. Raza was a scholar in residence at Ithaca College and taught courses in journalism and writing departments as well as at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University. Raza has been a fellow at the New America Foundation and the United States Institute of Peace. He is a member of think tank at Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, Georgetown University; and a non-resident fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs.
Raza was the editor of Daily Times, The Friday Times, and a TV broadcaster in Pakistan before he moved to the United States in 2014. He is the author of Delhi by Heart: Impressions of a Pakistani Traveller; The Fractious Path: Pakistan’s Democratic Transition; Identity and Faith and Conflict: Essays on Pakistan and Beyond; and Being Pakistani: Society Culture and the Arts and a co-editor of Rethinking Pakistan: A 21st Century Perspective.