Ziad Haider is a J.D. and Masters in Public Policy candidate at Georgetown Law and the Harvard Kennedy School. He previously served as foreign policy advisor to Senator Chris Dodd, professional staff on the House Committee on Homeland Security, and as a research analyst at the Henry L. Stimson Center's South Asia program. He was an American Society of International Law Fellow at the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, where he researched governance reforms in Pakistan's tribal belt. Haider has appeared as an expert commentator in Newsweek, the Associated Press, and Al Jazeera and has written in the Asian Survey, Far Eastern Economic Review, DAWN (Karachi), and Indian Express (New Delhi), among others. A Fulbright Scholar in Southeast Asia, he received his B.A. from Yale and is fluent in Urdu and proficient in Mandarin and French.