Farhana Shahzad is a Teaching Fellow at the Mushtaq Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences. She has an MSc in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching from the University of Oxford. She has authored a book titled, Promotion of Gender Stereotypes through the English Curriculum: Detection of Biases and their Repercussions. Amazon has the book's sole distribution rights.

Farhana Shahzad has a keen interest in sociolinguistics specifically, corpus linguistics. For her dissertation at the University of Oxford, she researched on Critical Discourse Analysis of Ethnic and Religious Minority Representation in Newspapers in Pakistan. Additionally, she is interested in World Englishes and researches in the domain of English as a Lingua Franca. To that end, she has published a scholarly article titled, "An essay on investigating factors influencing comprehensibility of World Englishes by critically evaluating studies in the domain" in the British Journal of Arts and Humanities.