Welcome to AIPS

The American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS), established in 1973, is a bi-national research and education organization with a mission to promote academic study of Pakistan in the US and to encourage scholarly exchange between the US and Pakistan.

It is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, autonomous organization and a member of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers.

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AIPS Treasurer Election Results

AIPS is excited to announce the recent Treasurer election results!

Dr. Michael Hirsch (Huston-Tillotson University) has been elected the next AIPS Treasurer. Thank you to the Nominating Committee for organizing the election and to Dr. Hirsch for his willingness to serve AIPS!

2023 AIPS Short-Term Research Grants

AIPS is excited to announce the Short-Term Research Grants for 2023. Our recipients are Ahmed Afzal, California State University-Fullerton; Daniel Waqar, Tufts University; Ijaz Ahmad, University of Georgia; Jonathan Paramore, University of California-Santa Cruz; Muntazir Ali, Brown University; Noor Habib, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Omar Gondal, Washington University in St. Louis; Osama Ahmad, Brown University; Sharmeen Mehri, University of Buffalo-SUNY; Syed Haider Shahbaz, University of California-Los Angeles.

2023 Suhail Zaheer Lari Memorial Fellowship Fund

Congratulations to Muhammad Zubair Abro for being chosen as the 2023 recipient of the Suhail Zaheer Lari Memorial Fellowship Fund!

AIPS 2023-2024 Fellowships

AIPS is excited to announce our 2023-24 Fellows!

2023 Book Prize Awards

Congratulations to both Dr. Isabel Huacuja Alonso (Assistant Professor, Columbia University) and Dr. Waleed Ziad (Assistant Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill) for receiving the 2023 AIPS Book Prize! This year, the AIPS Book Prize Committee selected two books for the annual award.