Sarfraz Khan
Currently reviewing Ph.D. applicants
Areas of Expertise
Law and Human Rights

    Sarfraz Khan Virk received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Master’s in History from the Government College of Lahore. He also holds Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Punjab, and a Master’s in Human Rights from University College, London. Mr. Virk is currently enrolled in a Masters of International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford in England. He has over 13 years of experience with the National Police Bureau of Pakistan and is currently the head of the district police in Sheikjupura Lahore, Pakistan. Mr. Virk is in charge of 3,000 police officers and maintains law and order, investigates human rights violations, and monitors violence and crime in his district. He also promotes close connections with his community and works with local NGOs and civil society organizations to better serve and protect his district. As a Humphrey Fellow, Mr. Virk would like to focus on police training standards on issues such as torture, domestic violence, and addressing child abuse as a human rights issue.