Head, Academic Planning, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, East Africa
The Head of Academic Planning for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in East Africa is responsible to develop the academic vision and framework for the Faculty. The Head leads a team of curriculum designers to develop a detailed curriculum plan and also inform key issues in the design and set-up of the FAS.
Dr Rafique Keshavjee, Head, Academic Planning, AKU-FAS,EA holds a PhD in Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology. Dr Keshavjee has previously worked with several institutions of international repute including the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Geneva, Switzerland; the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London, UK as Associate Dean; the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University as Research Fellow; and the School of Architecture and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining AKU, Dr Keshavjee held the position of Program Officer at The Christensen Fund, Palo Alto, CA, which gives grants to promote bio-cultural diversity around the world. His personal interests include sailing and computer animation of Islamic geometry.