• * Master of Arts, Political Science (Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA)
    • * Bachelor of Arts, Double Concentration in Political Science and Economics (Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India)


Waris Ahmad Faizi joined CAPS in June 2013 as a Research Analyst, and is responsible for qualitative and quantitative research on conflict issues in Afghanistan. Among his daily tasks, he is responsible for tracking and analyzing key political developments pertaining to the region, and contributing to ongoing major projects at CAPS.

Mr. Faizi has previously worked with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as an Information Officer, and has contributed to the Ministrys monthly publication. He has also worked as the Project Manager Assistant with American Construction Logistic Services (ACLS).

Mr. Faizi is a Fulbright Scholar and has a masters degree in political science from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, United States.