Ms Salma Malik is Assistant Professor at the Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, Quaid-I-Azam University (QUA), Islamabad Pakistan.
She specializes in the areas of War, Arms Control & Disarmament, Military Sociology, South Asian Affairs and the research areas include; Conflict Management & Transformation, Human Security, CBMs & Micro-Disarmament. Prior to joining QAU, she worked as a Research Officer at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan from June 1996 to August 1999. She has also been on the Visiting Faculty list of the Intelligence Bureau Directorate and has rendered lectures as a guest speaker at the National Defence University, Islamabad, PAF Air War College, Karachi, as well as Command & Staff College, Quetta, and Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi.
Ms Malik has many publications to her credit and has co-authored various books including “Small Arms and the Security Debate in South Asia,” (RCSS Policy Studies, No. 33, Manohar Publications, New Delhi, 2005).