Prof. Dr. Tahir Amin has assumed the charge of Vice Chancellor, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan from 15th October, 2015. Prof. Dr. Tahir Amin (طاہرامین) (born on 13th March, 1952) was the Iqbal Chair at the Centre for International Studies, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (c.1997-2001, succeeding Akbar S. Ahmed, followed by Tahir Kamran). He holds a PhD in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1988), a Masters in International Relations from Carleton University, Canada (1978), and a M.Sc. in International Relations from Quaid-i-Azam University (1976). He received a King Faisal Scholarship to study at MIT, and a Fulbright Award at Harvard University (1992), where he worked on a research project on Reactions of the Non-Western world to the Thesis of the Clash of Civilizations by Samuel Huntington. He was a visiting Fellow at the Watson Institute of International Studies, Brown University, Providence, USA (1996), and at the Center for International Affairs (CFIA) at Harvard University.
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