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Doctor/Ph.D member- Muhammad Saud

Muhammad Saud is a researcher based in South and East Asia. He is the author of studies on Youth and political participation. He lectures in Sociology, worked in the development sector (NGOs), and has contributed to a series of youth development projects and particularly on Health and Education, at the grassroots level.

He is working with think tanks to promote youth as the main indicator of social change in the democratic society. He started his career from the spirit of volunteerism and got the Best Volunteer Award from UNESCO partners in Asia. He's currently engaged in funded projects with Indonesian and Pakistani universities on the Democratic Practice and Youth political participation. He is also associated with national and international forums.

Muhammad Saud / Instituto de diplomacia publica

Doctor of Philosophy (Sociology)

Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) Surabaya, Indonesia, 2017- 2020

Skills and Expertise

Youth and Politics

Social Networks

Rural Sociology


  1. Democratic Practices and Youth in Political Participation: A Doctoral Study. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth,

  2. Usage of social media during the pandemic: Seeking support and awareness about COVID-19 through social media platforms. Journal Public Affairs. 2020.

  3. Civic Engagement, youth socialization and participation in public spheres in Indonesia. Children and Youth Services Review,

  4. The motivation of learning art & culture among students in Indonesia. Cogent Education, 7(1), 1809770.

  5. Positive leadership psychology: Authentic and servant leadership in higher education in Pakistan. Current Psychology (2020).

  6. Youth participation in political activities: The art of participation in Bhakkar, Punjab Pakistan. Journal of Human Behavior in Social Environment.

  7. Persistence of Social Media on Political Activism and Engagement among Indonesian & Pakistani Youths., Journal of web-based communities, Inderscience publishers.

  8. An empirical analysis of social media usage, political learning and participation among youth: a comparative study of Indonesia and Pakistan. Quality and Quantity.

  9. The Social Media and Digitalization of Political Participation in Youths: An Indonesian Perspective. Society, 8 (1), 83-93.

  10. Coping Through Religiosity, Spirituality and Social Support Among Muslim Chronic Hepatitis Patients. Journal of Religion and Health (2019).

  11. Proposing an Integrated Multiculturalism Learning System: A Study from Indonesian Schools, The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher,

  12. Analyzing the Effect of Remittance Transfer on Socioeconomic Well-Being of Left-Behind Parents: a Study of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK); Journal of International Migration & Integration.

  13. Police conduct toward complainants of crime: Cross-sectional study of Punjab Police, Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik Vol. 33, Issue 2, 2020, page 146-152

  14. Data set on coping strategies in the digital age: The role of psychological well-being and social capital among university students in Java Timor, Surabaya, Indonesia. Data in Brief, 105583.

  15. Servant Leadership and Religiosity: An Indicator of Employee Performance in the Education Sector, International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change. Volume 13, Issue 4, 2020.

  16. The Palestinian Context of the Emergence of the Movement of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement. Journal of Peace, Development and Communication, vol. 04, no. 02, 2020, pp. 01–15,

  17. Technology and Stress: A Proposed Framework for Coping with Stress in Indonesian Higher Education, International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change. Volume 13, Issue 4, 2020.

  18. Female Circumcision and the Construction of Female Sexuality: A Study on Madurese in Indonesia. Journal of Sexuality & Culture

  19. The narratives of Shia Madurese displaced women on their religious identity and gender citizenship: A study of women and Shi’as in Indonesia. Journal of Religion and Health.

  20. Nigeria and Ethiopian Diaspora Remittances; Engagement, Policy Reforms and Poverty reduction, migration and development, Migration and Development

  21. The Promotion of Multicultural Education in Schools: A study of Teaching Multidisciplinary Courses in Indonesian Schools, International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change. Volume 13, Issue 3, 2020

  22. Women in Democracy: The political participation of women. Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik, 32 (2), 114-122.

  23. Social networks and social ties: Changing trends of political participation among youth in Punjab-Pakistan. Journal of Advances in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2018, 4(5): 214-221.

  24. Palestine-Israel Conflict: Post 2000 Obstacles in Peace Making Process. Journal of Political Science and Public Affairs 6: 330.

  25. Socio-Political Unrest in Pakistan: A Perception of University Students in the Province of Baluchistan, Pakistan. Renewal Matrix: Policy Innovation Journal, 2 (2), 97-109.

  26. Exploring the Link between the Use of Facebook and Political Participation among Youth in Pakistan. Journal of Political Science and Public Affairs 6: 315.

  27. Social Networking Sites and Deviance among Youth in Islamabad, Pakistan; European Journal of Behavioral Sciences, (ISSN 2538-807X) 1 (1):48-58, 2018.

  28. Exploring the Role of NGOs’ Health Programs in Promoting Sustainable Development in Pakistan; In 2nd International Symposium of Public Health (ISOPH 2017) - Achieving SDGs in South East Asia: Challenging and Tackling of Tropical Health Problems, pages 430-435 ISBN: 978-989-758-338-4.

  29. Impact of Overseas Migration of Male children on the Health of Left behind Parents; Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, volume 165, 2nd International Conference of Communication Science Research (ICCSR 2018).

  30. Issues of Water Management in Pakistan: Why Dams Demand National Resolve, Journal of Law and Social Policy, Issue: 1, September 2019.p 21-44.

  31. Parental involvement for better education: The relationship between parental awareness, emotional support, and children’s academic achievement at secondary level. Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik, 32 (4), 334-345.

  32. Pakistan’s Internal Security Dynamics: Way Forward, Journal of Peace, Development & Communication ,Volume 03-Issue 01 January-June 2019, p. 1-24

  33. Soil Water Release Curves: Indicator to Suit Sustainable Cropping Scheme under Sloppy Rain-Fed Climatic Conditions of Pothowar Plateau of Punjab-Pakistan. AGRITROPICA: Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 1(1), 9-24.

  34. Mineralization of Organic Residues, Dynamics of Microbial Biomass and Enzyme Activities in an Aridisol and Alfisol Soil under Rain-Fed Dry Farming. AGRITROPICA: Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 1(1), 25-36.

  35. Comparison of direct microscopy and molecular method to detect amoebiasis cases from stool specimen and also identify the Entamoeba species involved in infection: A study of Nepal. Jurnal Sain Peternakan Indonesia, 13(1), 101-110.

  36. Entrepreneurial Motivation amongst University Students in Pakistan: Proposing and Testing a Mediation Model (June 26, 2019). International Journal of Human Capital Management, Vol. 3 (1), June 2019. Available at SSRN:

  37. Gender perceptions and adaptation strategies to climatic hazards-floods in rural areas of District Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 245, No. 1, p. 012028). IOP Publishing.

  38. Civic Participation and Facebook: A Cross Sectional Survey of Pakistani University Students. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Contemporary Social and Political Affairs (ICoCSPA 2018), pages 59-65 ISBN: 978-989-758-393-3 10.5220/0008816700590065. Site press.

  39. Democratic Practices and Youth Political Participation in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, International Conference on Research and Academic Community Services (ICRACOS 2019), ISBN 978-94-6252-881-9, Retrieved from []. Atlantis Press.

  40. Ecowas Common Trade Policy: Challenges and Opportunities – Gambia and Nigeria. International Conference on Research and Academic Community Services (ICRACOS 2019), ISBN=978-94-6252-881-9, retrieved from []. Atlantis Press.

  41. Sustainable development through leadership, servant leadership influence on commitment role for competitive advantage in education. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation.

  42. The Role of Social Media in Promoting Political Participation: The Lebanon Experience. Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik Vol. 33, Issue 3, 2020, page 248-255.

  43. Servant leadership a strategic choice for organizational performance. An empirical discussion from Pakistan, J. of Productivity and Quality Management [accepted].

  44. Entrepreneurial intentions Amongst University Students in Pakistan: A Comparison between Students of Islamic and Conventional Business Studies. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business [accepted].

  45. The Local Creative Ads On Sritanjung FM to Increase Financial Revenue During Covid-19 Pandemic,

  46. Digital learning from home and the future of post-pandemic education. Conference Proceeding UMSURABAYA.



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