BNU Awards First PhD


Posted On October 3, 2017

Zaeem Yaqoob Khan | Director Student Affairs and External Relations | BNU



Lahore: Ms Ayesha Sarfaraz was awarded the PhD degree in Applied Psychology from the Institute of Psychology at Beaconhouse National University on September 11, 2017. Her thesis, conducted under the supervision of Professor Dr Ruhi Khalid, was titled “Identification, Assessment, and Dispositional Predictors of Work/Family Interface in Pakistani Working Women”. She received positive evaluation from external examiners, Dr Rose Capdevila, Director of Research at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK and Dr Daniel Christie, Professor Emeritus at Ohio State University, USA.

Ms Sarfaraz presented and defended her work on September 7, 2017 at Beaconhouse National University. This was followed by the Viva Voce conducted by Professor Dr Sarah Shahed and Professor Dr Ruhi Khalid.

Ms Sarfaraz' research focuses on exploring the construct of work-family conflict and work-family enrichment in indigenous context and finding out the relationship between dispositional factors and work-family interface.