Dr. Maliha Nazir

Dr. Maliha Nazir
Sessional Lecturer
Department of Economics

PhD (Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA)

Maliha Nazir received her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA on the Fulbright Program in 2017. She has held a previous visiting appointment at Lindenwood University, USA and has been teaching various economics and business courses in Canada. Dr. Nazir’s research work focuses on domestic factors driving attitudes towards immigrants in developed and developing countries. She has a vision to promote an educational system that enables the students to grow intellectually.


  • Development Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Econometrics

Selected publications

Nazir, M.,Cooray, A., Marfouk, A.,2018.” Public opinion and immigration: Who favors employment discrimination against immigrants?” International Migration, 56(6), 5-23.


ECON 225, Writing for Economists

ECON 327, Economic History of North America

ECON 366, Econometrics: Part II