Name: Dr. Farhana Mehmood
Designation: Lecturer
Department: Islamic Studies
Qualification: International Postdoctoral Fellowship (2021-2022)
Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University Islamabad
PhD in Islamic Studies 2020 Award of Honors
National University of Modern Languages Islamabad
M.Phil in Islamic Studies 2011
Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (2121)
Email: [email protected]
Status: On Job
Dr. Farhana Mehmood

Professional Experience

Administrative Experience

Nov 2021- Sept 2022
Head Department of Islamic Studies
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

Academic Experience

July 15th, 2010- till date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi

23rd Sept 2007- July 14th, 2010
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi


Research Papers Published

  • Qaiser, Z. & Mehmood, Dr. F (2022) . Revival of Islamic Civilization, A Desire Need for Social Peace: An Analysis of Islamic Theology. Pal Arch journal of Archaeology of Egypt/ Egyptology 19, (3) 1752-1758
  • Majid, A. &, Mehmood Dr F. (2022). Juristic Deliberations on Quranic Approaches of ‘Convenience’ in Shariah Injunctions: An Appraisal. Islamabad Law Review. 6(2) 24-36
  • Maqsood. M. &, Mehmood, Dr F. (2022) Shariah Perspective on Surrogacy: Legislation in Pakistan regarding Protection of Women’s Right. Acta Islamica Vol 12,(3): 15-29
  • Yasmeen,Dr.M,& Mehmood Dr F., Right to Freedom of Expression and Social Governance: Legitimizing Centrality of Foundational Principles and Ensuring Social Stability. Al-Qantara 8(2) (2022): 188-200 
  • Mehmood, Dr. F., Yaqoob, M. & Mehmood,N. (2022) An Anthropological Perspective of Female Share in inheritance: An Appraisal of Gender Gap between Islamic Law and Practice. Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization 12,(1):199-211
  • Shabbir, Dr G. &Mehmood, Dr.F. (2021) Dr Fazlur Rahman’s Understanding of Seerah in the Context of Modernity, Webology, 18 ( 6):6724-6747
  • Mehmood, Dr F. (2021), Revival of Ijtihad for Legislation Pertaining to Islamization of Laws, Al-Meezan 3,(2)25-41
  • Yaqoob, M. & Mehmood, Dr.F, (2021) Debate on Status of Existing Non Muslim’s worship Places in Multi Faith Society. International Research Journal on Islamic Studies. 3, (2) 12-23


    Seerah of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H), Interfaith Religious Pluralism, Dialogue for Peace and Harmony, Culture & Civilizations, International Human Rights, Women and Society.


  • Fellowship Award for Ph.D from Higher Education Commissions Indigenous Fellowship phase II Batch II for Ph.D 2012-17.
  • IRSIP Fellowship Award for Ph.D from Higher Education Commissions.
  • HEC Approved Supervisor
  • Award of Honors for PhD Dissertation.
  • Initiate PhD in Islamic Studies at Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, 2022
  • Organized International Conference with Collaboration of Higher Education Commission Islamabad, Peace Chair & Shaoor Foundation (Won HEC Grant of Rs. 0.4 Million)


Conferences: (Organizer)

  •  2nd International Conference on Seerat un Nabi, Promoting Peace and Social cooperation for a sustainable cohesive society (24th -26th-Oct 2022) organized by Department of Islamic Studies , Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, in collaboration with Peace Chair, Shaoor Foundation and Higher Education Commission Islamabad.

Conference Participation (Paper Presenter)

  • International Conference on Evolving Dynamics of Non-traditional Security Issues: National and International Perspectives 29-31stMarch 2022 Paper Title: Interfaith harmonization through Social Equality: Equal Social Rights to Minority of a State Organized by: Department of International Relations, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
  • International Conference on Strengthening Teaching and Research Capacity: Collaborative Partnership in Social Sciences August 16-18, 2022 paper titled :An Evaluation of Human behavior and Social Values on Research Capacity and Teaching of University teachers during Pandemic. Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi-Pakistan In collaboration with South Asian Institute, University of Texas, Austin-US
  • First International Conference on Peace May 18-19, 2022 Paper Title: Creating Peace for Social Justice: Islamic Teachings regarding Sustainable Cohesive Society  Organized by: Paigham e Pakistan Center of Peace, Reconciliation and Reconstruction Studies , IRI, International Islamic University Islamabad
  • International Conference on Islamophobia and its Impact on relations between Islamic and western Civilization Paper titled Impact of Islamophobia on youth of interfaith society-An Appraisal of the social development, Organized by International Islamic University Islamabad, August 18-20th 2022.
  • 2nd National Conference on Islamization of Laws in Pakistan Family Laws in Pakistan: Challenges and Prospects Paper title: Constitutional and Legal Rights of Pakistani Women: Challenges and Prospects. organized by Shariah Academy International Islamic University Islamabad
  • Three Days International Conference on Corona Pandemic: Trends, Problems And Impact (In The Light Of Islamic Shariah) May 19-21, 2021 Paper Title :Corona Pandemic: Impact on Spirituality and morality in the light of teachings of Islam  organized by Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies Government College Women University, Sialkot , In Collaboration with Punjab Higher Education Commission.
  • Two-day 5thInternational Conference on Muslim Family System: Modern Challenges and their Solutions Nov 24th -25th 2021, Paper Title: Amendments in Law of Khul ‘in Pakistan & Egypt: An Analysis in the light of Shari‘ah. Organized Department of Islamic Studies & Islamic Research Centre Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan in collaboration with Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad.
  • Paper presentation in International Conference on An Inclusive and Peaceful Society in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities  26-27 June, 2019 at Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Workshops/ Seminars Organized:

  • OBE Training Workshop Master Trainer on Courses Development for the Instructors of Islamic Studies Department in collaboration with QEC FJWU, Dec 21 2021.

Workshops/ Seminars Participation:

  • International Faculty Development Workshop :Certificate of Completion Presented to Dr Farhana Mehmood  For completing the 45 credit hours  Academic Administration Workshop for HODs and Emerging Leaders January 04-14, 2021  Organized under the Collaboration Project of   Academic Without Borders  & Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi In Collaboration with Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) FJWU
  • Workshops Quality Enhancement Cell  Certificate of Participation in Workshop  “Assessment Tools and Methods for Online Education”  January 29, 2021 &  workshop titled “Self-Assessment Report: Addressing Write-up Challenges” February 23, 2021