Sabyn Javeri Jillani

Assistant Professor Affiliation: Visiting
Education: MSt Oxford University, PhD Leicester University

Research Areas: Postcolonial Feminism, Literature, Creative Writing

Sabyn Javeri is an Assistant Professor at the Arzu center for Literature and Languages at Habib University. She has a Masters from Oxford University and a doctorate from the University of Leicester. She is an award-winning short-story writer and the author of the novel Nobody Killed Her (2017) and the short story collection, Hijabistan, 2019. Her short fiction and texts on writing have been widely published. Her research focuses on postcolonial feminism and literature.


  • PhD (Creative Writing), University of Leicester (Leicester, UK)
  • Recipient of the School of English CW Research Scholarship (Leicester, UK)
  • MSt (Creative Writing and Critical), University of Oxford, (Oxford, UK)
  • BA in (Humanities), St. Joseph’s College, (Karachi, Pakistan)