Professor Tasneem Kausar is a graduate of Kinnaird College, Lahore and btained her legal education from the Pakistan College of Law. She further obtained a Masters in Political Science from the University of the Punjab. In recognition of her abilities she was awarded, as the first Pakistani woman, the prestigious Yale Law School Scholarship and International Fellowship from the American Association of University Women.
As a student she assisted several eminent Professors in the areas of Criminal Law and Procedure, Family Laws, Constitutional Law, Western and Islamic Jurisprudence. Presently, she is teaching the subjects of Criminal Law, Muslim Personal Law, Islamic Law and Jurisprudence. She is also the Editor in Chief of the Pakistan Law Review along with being the Principal of Pakistan College of Law. Prof. Kausar has attended several national and international conferences and seminars in US, Canada, France, UK, Nepal, Turkey, India and Australia. Her research has been published in the prestigious national and international journals. Her most recent paper “Judicialization of Politics and Governance in Pakistan” was presented at a conference in Australia, organized by Griffith Asia Institute. This article was published in a book ‘Pakistan’s Stability Paradox: Regional and Institutional Concerns’ in 2011. Her article entitled “Religion, Politics and the Dilemma of National Identity in Pakistan” has been published in Islam, Law and Identity (Routledge/Glasshouse: 2010).