Professor Dr. Khadim Hussain is a columnist and commentator with THE PASHTUN TIMES. He is also working as Managing Director Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation (BKTEF) Peshawar, Pakistan. Dr. Khadim Hussain has worked as permanent faculty for Linguistics and Communication at Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan, from 2004 to 2010. He has also taught at the department of Linguistics Qauid-e-Azam University Islamabad for several years.
With a special interest in researching Discourse Construction, Critical Discourse Analysis, and Critical Thinking, Khadim Hussain has some 30 international research publications and scores of media articles on education, human security, social transformation, culture, linguistics, extremism and terrorism and regional cooperation to his credit besides participation in more than 12 international conferences over the last 15 years.
He has a book “Rethinking Education- Critical Discourse and Society” published in 2012 and another book, ‘The Militant Discourse ‘published in 2013 to his credit. His Urdu novel Paqdandi was published by Narratives Islamabad in 2014. He has been a Co-Researcher for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the project titled ‘Mode and Scale of Conflict in Iran, Turkey and Pakistan’ by School of Higher Studies in Social Sciences based in Paris. He has also completed a research project with HEC on the Reading Habits of University Students of Pakistan in 2005. He has completed a project on education reforms with Rand Corporation in 2006.
He has been working as a Resource Person for the workshops organized by Faculty Research Development Program launched by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in 2005. Khadim Hussain has been regularly invited as resource person by several national and international organizations to their workshops and conferences on the themes mentioned above. Khadim Hussain has also been engaged in literary creativity, socio-political activism and advocacy for the last 15 years on the issues mentioned above. He has been regularly writing on the issues of militancy, social development and religious extremism in FATA and Pakhtunkhwa for the last ten years. He can be reached at
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