Dr Rukhsana Aslam is a journalist and media educator from Pakistan living in New Zealand.
Attached to the Pacific Media Centre, she graduated with a doctorate in peace journalism in the School of Communication Studies in December 2014 and has been working closely with the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Otago University. She is researching a thesis on peace journalism as applied to journalism education.
Rukhsana has written many articles on the topic and contributed to a recent book Peace Journalism, War and Conflict Resolution (2010).
She was the recipient of the 2011 Asian Journalism Fellowship, sponsored by the Asia New Zealand Foundation.