AAG Member and First Female Pakistani Geomorphologist Khalida Khan Honored as ISDR Researcher of the Year

Dr. Khalida M. Khan has been honored as ISDR Researcher of the Year at the U.S. National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) by the Inter-regional Directors’ Board of the SAARC-ASEAN Post-doc Academia.

Khan is an Associate Professor in Geology and Mountain Research at the University of Punjab. She also founded the Centre for Integrated Mountain Research (CIMR) at the Univeristy of Punjab in 1987 and has served as the Centre’s director since its inception. Dr. Khan is a former UNESCO chair holder whose research interests include geomorphology, sustainable development education, watershed conservation and management, socio-cultural and economic studies, women/gender and mountain studies, impact assessment of mountainous areas analytical studies, eco-tourism, hazard investigations, and strategic rural areas studies.

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