Abdullah Ali Jawad

Abdullah Ali Jawad

Research Interests

  • Pakistan, 'tech for development', global digital labour market

Subfield: Cultural Anthropology

Abdullah (he/him) is a PhD student in cultural anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center. He studies the structural changes in Pakistan's political economy, specifically looking at the political implications and historical antecedents of how the emergent 'tech ecosystem' imagines economic progress and moral enhancement. He has an MA(Hons) in International Relations from The University of Edinburgh, and an MA in Intensive South Asian Studies from SOAS, University of London.