Muhammad Dawood Kakar is currently enrolled in Ph.D. program at Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad in School of Politics and International Relations. He specialises in geo-politics, politics of terrorism in Pakistan, changing dynamics of FATA and Ethnic issues in Pakistan. He has previously taught in International Islamic University Islamabad. He has also worked as Research Fellow at National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad. He has participated in several international and national seminars and represented Pakistan in conferences at home and abroad.