Dr. Hasnain Bokhari has been teaching at the Brandt School since 2011 and currently leads a project on the Internationalisation and Digitalisation of Education. His research interests include digital inclusion, the digital divide, eGovernment, and social media analysis. Previously, he worked as an Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Chair of Muslim Cultural and Religious History at the University of Erfurt. During this time, his research projects focused on the issues of internet politics (funded by the DAAD) and peace education (funded by the German Federal Foreign Office (GFO)).
Dr. Bokhari is also associated with the Centre for Development Informatics at the University of Manchester in the UK. In 2019, he co-founded 1000WB GmbH, a startup based in Erfurt that focuses on eCommerce. Additionally, he has worked as an independent consultant for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and a KfW/GFO-funded project.
Dr. Bokhari received a Heinrich Böll doctoral fellowship from the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Erfurt for his Ph.D. research on eGovernment and how communication technologies are reshaped based on the socio-political culture of a country. He also holds Master's degrees in Public Policy from Erfurt University and Computer Science from Bahria University in Islamabad.