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Dr KHALIL AHMAD

Lecturer

Department of Sociology Office: +92-42-99231231


Institute of Social and Cultural Fax: +92-42-5851098
Studies, University of the Punjab Email: ahmad.rajan@gmail.com
New Campus, Lahore, Pakistan

Education

PhD Sociology Feb., 2010, Sociology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
MA Sociology (Gold Medalist) 1990, Sociology, University of the Punjab, Lahore,
Pakistan.
BA Arts 1988, Sociology and Education (major subjects), Bahauddin
Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan.

Research Interests

Social Gerontology Medical Sociology


Demography Reproductive Health
Population and Development Chronic conditions and disability
Healthy Aging

Research Trainings

Research Methods in Reproductive Health, Gates Summer School of Public Health,


Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA (July 5-15, 2005).

Qualitative Research Methods in Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS,


Vadodara, Gujrat, India (March 8-12, 2005).

Professional Research Skills Development, Center for Population Health and


Studies, Lahore, Pakistan (Aug 31-Sep 4, 2004).

Reproductive Health: Concepts and Reality, Population Council and Aahung,


Karachi, Pakistan (June 21-July 1, 2004).
Professional Experience

2002- Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Institute of Social and Cultural


Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

1994-2002. Lecture in Sociology, Government Degree College, Rajan Pur, Education


Department Government of the Punjab.

Research Experience

2007. Management of Chronic Conditions as Predictor of Healthy Ageing: An Analysis


of Urban Population, Lahore, Pakistan. An unpublished dissertation submitted
to the Department of Sociology in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the
degree of PhD in Sociology.

1990. Conducted a field work research on health related beliefs of the people in
Abottabad (Northern part of Pakistan) in partial fulfillment of the requirements
for the degree of Master of Arts in Sociology.

1990. Impact of Mass Media on the Adoption of Modern Medical Practices for the
Health of Mother and Child. An unpublished thesis submitted to the Department
of Sociology in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master
of Arts in Sociology.

Association in Research Projects

Program and Management Audit of Food Support Program of Pakistan Bait-ul-


mal, Government of Pakistan (2002).

A Social Impact Evaluation research on Kah Structures in Pacha’ad Area


District Rajan Pur, Punjab, Pakistan.

Energy Sector Reforms in Pakistan: A Household Impact Analysis Survey,


World bank, Islamabad.

Communities’ Perceptions on Girls Education in Punjab: A Study of Six UPE


Districts in Punjab, UNICEF, Lahore, Pakistan.

Situation Analysis of Girls’ Primary Schools in Punjab, Pakistan, World Food


Program, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Publications
1. Khalil Ahmad and Muhammad Hafeez (2008). “Prevalence of Blood Pressure
and Blood Sugar in a Sample of Older People: a Situation Analysis Across
Different Socio-economic Neighborhoods in Lahore, Pakistan”. Proceedings
Shaikh Zayed Postgraduate Medical Institute, 22 (2): 73-78.

List of MA/BA (Hons) Theses supervised

1. Corporal Punishment of Male Student and its impact on their Academic


Performance (2003).
2. Family Socialization and its Impact on Adolescents’ Knowledge about
Reproductive health (2004).
3. Effect of Authoritarian personality of fathers on the Self Esteem of their Children
(2004).
4. Use of Internet Cafes in Lahore: A Case of Youth (2004).
5. Parental involvement in School affairs through Public Private Partnership and the
Performance of the Students (2004).
6. Causes and Consequences of Juvenile Delinquency: A Case of Juvenile
Delinquent from Juvenile jail Faisalabad (2004).
7. Perceived Deprofessionalization of the Doctors by the people and their tendency
toward Self Medication Practice (2004).
8. Impact of Inter spousal Communication on their Modern Contraceptives Use
(2005).
9. Level of Awareness of Reproductive Health Issues among College Going Girls in
Lahore (2005).
10. Socio-Economic Causes of Depression among Aged people: A Case of Lahore
(2005).
11. Impact of Internet Usage on Academic performance of the Students (2005).
12. Level of Education of Lady Councilors and its Impact on their Political
Participation (2005).
13. Stigmatization, Discrimination and Behavior of Community Towards People
Living with HIV/AIDS (2005).
14. Depression in Caregiver Spouses of the Cancer Patients (2005).
15. Consumption Patterns among Two Generations: A Comparative Study (2005).
16. Impact of Earthquake 2005 on Studying Behavior of Children: A Case of Balakot
City (2006).
17. Comparative Analysis of Motivation among the Rural and Urban Students
Towards Social Sciences in the Punjab University (2006).
18. A Study on Characteristics of Family Planning Services Users and Non Users in
Village Malianwali District Sheikhupura (2008).
19. Drop Out Rates in Public Sector Schools of Punjab Education Department and
Their Reasons (2008).
20. Patterns of Cell Phone Usage among the Students of Punjab University and Its
Impact on Their academic Performance (2008).
21. Causes of Homelessness among Elderly People on the Streets of Lahore (2008).
22. Women’s Voluntary Renunciation from Inheritance Rights and Its Imapct on
Their marital Adjustment (2008).
23. Socio-cultural Context of Honor Killing: An Analysis of the Reportage of Honor
Killing Incidence in Pakistan (2008).
24. Patterns of
25. Impact of Parents’-In-Law Support on Antenatal Care Practice of Their Pregnant
Daughters’-In-Law during Pregnancy (2008).
26. Role Of Dar-Ul-Aman In Rehabilitation Of Run Away Women: A Case Study Of
Public And Private Sector Dar-Ul-Anman (Protection Homes)[2008].
27. Impact Evaluation of Water Filtration Plants in Lahore (2008).
28. Socio-Economic Determinants For The Choice Of Police As An Occupation: A
case Study of Lady Traffic Wardens of Lahore, Pakistan (2008).
29. Workplace Environment and Peer Group Influence on Smoking Habits of
Teenagers: A Case Study of Automobile Workshops of Lahore (2008).
30. Patterns of Reportage of Male Rapes in Pakistani Press (2008).

Participation in Seminars/Conferences

1. Organized/participated in International Conference on Population held in


December 2002 in the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

2. Organized and participated in the seminar on “Global Population Ageing, Health


and Development: Challenges for Policy Makers” presented by Professor Dr.
Nizamuddin Columbia University, USA.

3. Organized and participated in the seminar on “History: Talk to me” (Concept of


State in Islam) presented by Dr. Javed Iqbal on 15/10/2004 in the Department of
Sociology, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

4. Organized and participated in the seminar on “significance of Sociology in


Pakistan and the World” presented by Prof. Dr. Hassan Nawaz Gardezi former
chairman Deptt. Of Sociology University of the Punjab Lahore

5. Organized and participated in the seminar on “Surveying Youth: Lessons from


Six Asian Societies” presented by Dr. Peter Xenos senior fellow and professor of
Sociology, East-West centre, University of Hawaii ,USA

6. Organized and participated in the seminar on “Introduction to Citizen Centre in


Pakistan by NGORC in the Department of Sociology University of the Punjab
Lahore

7. Organized and participated in the seminar on “Suicide Attacks: The Use of Life as
a Weapon” presented by Dr. Riaz Hassan Professor of Sociology, Flinders
University, Adelaide, Australia.
8. Organized and participated in the seminar on “Women, Heath and Related Issues”
presented by Dr. Lynn Freedman, Professor in the School of Public Health
Columbia University, USA.

9. Organized and participated in the seminar on “Regional Cooperation and


Development” presented by Dr. Jacques Tenier Professor Rennes University,
France.

10. Participated in the Conference on “International Population Summit, Islambad,


September 21-22, 2005.

11. Participated in the Sixth Annual Population Conference, “Linkages between


Population and Millennium Development Goals: The Asian Perspective” and
made poster presentation on Incidence and Prevalence of Chronic Conditions and
their Management as Predictor of Healthy Ageing, Nov.29-Dec.1, 2005,
Islamabad, Pakistan.

References
1. Professor Dr Muhammad Hafeez, Director, Institute of Social and Cultural Studies,
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

2. Professor Dr Ashraf Khan kayani, University of Alberta, Canada (Currently


working as Higher Education Commission (HEC) Foreign Professor in the Institute of
Social and Cultural Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.