Kamran Aziz Khosa studied anthropology at the Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, and started his professional career in late 2010 with the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability, TDEA, as a report writer. In 2013, he also became a visiting faculty member of Bahria University, where he taught many subjects including the relationship between livelihood sustainability and economic development and the interface of technology and culture. His courses also included critical debates around questions of modernity and development. Later, he served as a full time lecturer of anthropology and sociology at two public sector universities — University of Gujrat and Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi. Besides working with PRIED as a researcher, Kamran is simultaneously pursuing his doctorate degree at the Quaid-i-Azam University that involves an analysis of subsistence economies, productive strategies and livelihoods in the coalfield area of Sindh’s Tharparkar district.