Dr. Muhammad Jafar received his masters in social work from University of the Punjab, Lahore in 2003. He joined as lecturer Department of Social Work, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur in 2006. He won HEC scholarship for overseas PhD and went to Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2017. He has presented research papers in Malaysia, Thailand and Japan. He has published in peer reviewed national and international research journal. He is also serving as reviewer with international research journals in the field of social work. He has served as principal investigator with UNDP in its social audit survey. His research interests include social protection, social development and social work curriculum.