Bashir Mobasher is a postdoctoral fellow at the American University (DC), an adjunct at the American University of Afghanistan, and an affiliate with EBS Universität. He is the interim President of Afghanistan Law and Political Science Association (in Exile) and leads its online education programs for female students of Afghanistan. Mobasher is an expert in constitutional design in divided societies. He has authored, reviewed, and supervised numerous research projects on constitutional law, electoral systems, and identity politics. His recent research projects are centered around decentralization, religious extremism, and discrimination laws. Bashir obtained his BA (2007) from the School of Law and Political Science at Kabul University and his LLM (2010) and PhD (2017) from the University of Washington School of Law.
- 2023. The Unholy Alliance of Orientalism, Ethnocentrism, Misogynism, and Terrorism—Part I: Understanding Taliban Apologism, Toda Peace Institute
- 2023. The Unholy Alliance of Orientalism, Ethnocentrism, and Fundamentalism—Part II: 5 False Narratives of Orientalist Taliban Apologists, Toda Peace Institute
- 2023. "Politics Before Law: The New Panel Code of 2017 and Its Limited Protection of Ethnic Minorities" in Criminal Legalities and Minorities in the Global South
- 2023. Missed Opportunities: How Jihadi Elites Mishandled Constitutional Reforms in Afghanistan, InterRegional Institute for Strategic Analysis.
- 2022. "The Constitution and the Laws of the Taliban 1996-2001: Hints From the Past & Options for the Future" International IDEA
- 2022. “Deproblematizing the Federal–Unitary Dichotomy: Insights from a Public Opinion Survey about Approaches to Designing a Political System in Afghanistan” Publius: The Journal of Federalism
- 2022. "Terrorizing Education: Afghanistan’s Educational Sector Grapples with Taliban’s Extremism" Inter-Regional Ins. for Strategic Analysis.
- 2021. “Designing A Constitution: Bridging the Gap Between Political Ideals and Political Practices in Afghanistan,” in Risks, Identity, and Conflict
- 2021. “Examining the Taliban’s Words, Thoughts and Deeds—II: The Taliban’s Hostage Diplomacy” The Diplomat
- 2021. “Examining the Taliban’s Words, Thoughts and Deeds—I: The Myth of Taliban 2.0” The Diplomat
- 2021. "Should the Taliban Be Given Afghanistan’s UN Seat? A Test of the Integrity of International Law" The Diplomat
- 2021. “The Leadership Factor: How Has a Fixable State Failed in Afghanistan?”Inter-Regional Ins. for Strategic Analysis.
- 2021. “What Does the Future Hold for the New Taliban Government?” Inter-Regional Institute for Strategic Analysis.