Masood Ashraf Raja moved from Pakistan to the United States in 1996 after ten years of military service as an officer in the Pakistan army. Raja earned his Masters from Belmont University and his Ph.D in Postcolonial Literature from Florida State University.

Raja is an Associate Professor of Postcolonial Literature and Theory at University of North Texas and editor of Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies.
PhD. Florida State University, 2006
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Postcolonial Studies
Political Islam
Pakistan Studies
Personal Interests
Orchid Growing