Sarah Imran

Sarah Imran

Graduate Assistant

Ph.D. Student


Professional Summary

Sarah Imran is a second year Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Cincinnati. Her subfields are International Relations and Research Methods. She is also pursuing a doctoral concentration in Feminist Comparative International Politics. 

Sarah’s research interests include gender justice, transnational feminist networks in the Global South, social movements, and women-led community organizing.

Sarah has a background in Economics and a Master’s degree in Community Development. She has worked on advocacy and lobbying campaigns to establish legislation related to violence against women in Pakistan and in the US, and has spearheaded programs geared towards skills training and economic independence of the survivors of gender-based violence.

Sarah is also a mission-driven artist and her art is grounded in gender, racial, and social justice ( She is also on the organizing team of the annual Aurat March (Women's March) in Pakistan and is a 2019-2022 Women Deliver Young Leader.


M.Ed. Community Development : Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, 2017

B.Sc. Economics: National University of Sciences and Technology Islamabad, Pakistan, 2013

Research and Practice Interests

  • Gender Justice 
  • Transnational feminist networks in the Global South
  • Women-led community organizing

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