Shandana graduated from Forman Christian College in Lahore, Pakistan in spring 2016 with double majors in history and political science and a minor in sociology. She joins the Kevorkian Center as the 7th Falak Sufi Memorial Scholar. She interned with Punjab archives in the summer of 2015 and later became a part of the pilot study team for the archives digitalization project. She worked at Forman from 2014 to 2015. Her undergrad thesis was a theoretical study of lost cultural identity of post-colonial Punjab in the light of Fanon and Nandy. She is mainly interested in partition narratives, the post colonial state of Pakistan and the politics & culture of language, traditions, festivals, folklores, oral history and cinema. She aims to pursue a doctorate to pursue her interests in Punjab in the context of decolonization and the comparative study of south Asia and other post colonial states as well as contribute towards women empowerment through education in the region.