Furrukh is an Associate Professor in the department of Humanities and Social Sciences, serving as the Director of the English Program at Lahore University of Management Sciences.
He has a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University, USA, an M.A. and Ph.D. in Postcolonial Studies from University of Kent at Canterbury, UK. His research interests are Violence and Migration, Oral History, Human Rights and is a documentary filmmaker.
He was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at University of Texas at Austin in 2011. Other awards include: British Academy/ESRC Visiting Fellowships for South Asia and the Middle East, Asian Scholarship Foundation’s Asia Fellowship and Social Science Research Council’s South Asia Regional Fellowship. He recently concluded an ERASMUS+ International Credit Mobility Program at Middlesex University.