Iftikhar Lodhi

Iftikhar Lodhi

Position: Assistant Professor Education Background: PhD in Public Policy, from LKYSPP, NUS, Singapore

Research Areas

Public Policy (theory, analysis, and evaluation), Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods (Stata), International and Comparative Public Policy, International Relations and Institutions, Energy Security and Climate Change, Political and Regulatory Risk Analysis

Contact information

Dr. Iftikhar Lodhi Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy (GSPP) Nazarbayev University Room 4.021 Nazarbayev University 53 Kabanbay batyr Avenue Astana, Kazakhstan 010000 Telephone: +7 7172 70 45 85 Email:  iftikhar.lodhi@nu.edu.kz
Iftikhar Lodhi Assistant Professor PhD in Public Policy, from LKYSPP, NUS, Singapore Dr. Iftikhar joined GSPP in 2016 as an Assistant Professor. His previous position was Assistant Professor (Tenure- track) at National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia. He is interested in public policy (theory, analysis, and evaluation), quantitative and qualitative Research Methods (Stata), international and comparative public policy, international relations and institutions, energy security and climate change, political and regulatory risk analysis.


  1. 2010. “Pakistan-China Relations in the 21st Century: Retrospect and Prospect.” In South Asia: Societies in Political and Economic Transition, edited by Tan Tai Yong. 153-86. New Delhi: Manohar Publishers (With R. Jetly).
  2. 2011. “The Fukushima Nuclear Tragedy and the Future of Nuclear Power: Regional frameworks to deal with the not-in-my-backyard (NIMBY) syndrome”. Regional Outlook Papers: NonTraditionalSecurity Challenges and Regional Cooperation in Asia. Brisbane: Griffith Asia Institute.
  3. 2012. “Pakistan: Perceptions and Responses of an All-weather Friend.” In A Resurgent China: South Asian Perspectives, edited by S. D. Muni and Tan Tai Young, 176-212. Delhi: Routledge.