Saadia Gardezi is a journalist from Pakistan. She headed the Opinions section of a national Pakistani daily The Nation from 2014 to 2017 and is also a political cartoonist.
Saadia has an MA in International Political Economy from Warwick University, UK.
She has been teaching political theory at the Lahore School of Economics in Pakistan since 2010 as well as researching the links between popular culture and traditional and new media.
Her research at Oxford focuses on the role political cartoons play in generating nationalism in Pakistan and India. She believes that an impartial and free media in Pakistan can create avenues to understand and end terrorism and war in South Asia.