Shehzad Ali holds an MPhil degree in Political Science from the University of Peshawar. Currently, he is a lecturer under the Higher Education Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Ali has been visiting faculty in the Department of Political Science, University of Peshawar for five years. He has taught courses in Political Philosophy (Ancient, Medieval, Modern and Contemporary) at Undergraduate level. His area of specialization is Identity Politics in Pakistan and Indigenous studies. His contributions appear regularly in the journal Review of Human Rights.