Asma Faiz teaches in the Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). She has been teaching courses on Comparative Politics, International Conflict, and Civil War. Her research areas include ethnicity, federalism, citizen diplomacy between India and Pakistan, and the rise and fall of nationalist movements in Pakistan. She has been a participant in various international conferences in Pakistan and the US. She has also been a co-organizer of conferences in LUMS on regional issues, with a focus on Pakistan and India. Her previous book India-Pakistan Dialogue: Bringing the Society In was published by the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, Sri Lanka. She has pursued her doctoral studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Sciences Po, Paris.