Professor of history at the Tajik State National University
Muzaffar Olimov was formerly an associate in the al-Farabi Carnegie Program on Central Asia, the director of the SHARQ (ORIENS) Research Center, and a senior scientist at the Tajik Academy of Sciences Institute of Language, Literature, and Oriental Studies. Olimov’s published research focuses on history, religion, ethnology, and security in Central and South Asia. His recent work includes research on Islam in contemporary Tajikistan, human capital in Tajikistan, and labour migration in the region. Olimov is also a professor of history at Tajik State National University.