Ali Khan is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Dean of the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences at LUMS. His research interests vary from labour issues to popular culture in Pakistan focusing particularly on cinema and sports. Khan published his book Representing Children: Power, Policy and the Discourse on Child Labour in the Football Manufacturing Industry of Pakistan in 2007. He co-authored Cricket Cauldron and was the General Editor for a series of seven books on Sociology and Anthropology in Pakistan. In addition to Cinema and Society: Film and Social Change in Pakistan, a second collection on cinema Film and Cinephilia came out in 2020. His latest work, Cricket in Pakistan: Nation, Identity and Politics was published in 2022. Khan has an MPhil and a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge.