Rizwan Abbas

Rizwan Abbas

Status: Phd researcher

In 2016 Rizwan Abbas earned the degree of M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy) in Sociology with Gold Medal from PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (Punjab, Pakistan). For his M.phil. dissertation he investigated the small farmer's livelihood capabilities in a village of Pakistan.

He joined the Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan (Layyah Campus), Pakistan as a Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Sociology for the academic year 2019-20. He taught Deviance and Criminology, Statistical Methods for Social Sciences, Sociology of Health and Illness, and also supervised the thesis of master's level students there.

Now, he is associated with the Ghazi University Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan as a Lecturer at the Department of Sociology under the "Development and Improvement of Academic Facilities at Ghazi University Dera Ghazi" - Faculty Development Program (Overseas Scholarship).

Currently, Rizwan is preparing a Ph.D. under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Piet Bracke and Dr. Katrijn Delaruelle. In his Ph.D., he will focus on the prevalence of stressors among teens due to gender, class, and caste-based differences and also the outcome of stigma on their well-being.