Usama Zafar

Usama Zafar recently completed his master’s degree in public administration from Texas A&M University with a focus on policy analysis and quantitative research. Prior to attending graduate school, Usama worked with a non-profit organization in Pakistan and helped implement several projects to improve electoral transparency and legislative governance in the country. Prior to that, Usama worked as a journalist for an English newspaper, covering local news and stories of social change at the grassroots level. Originally from Islamabad, Pakistan, Usama is passionate about immigration, trade and labor markets and excited to work as a policy intern with the Forum.