Fahad Sajid entered the PhD program in 2014. His research interests include colonial governance (as both effect and cause), the politics of decolonization, post-colonial state-building, bureaucratic autonomy and capacity, core-periphery relations, and land tenure regimes among other topics in Comparative Politics. His second subfield is International Relations.

Before joining the University of Chicago, Fahad received his BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan, and taught middle school math in Houston, TX through Teach For America.

Website: fahadsajid.com