SITARA NOOR is working as a researcher. Prior to this, she worked as a lecturer in the Department of International Relations at National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad and delivered lectures on Defence and Strategic Studies, Conflict Resolution, and Peace Studies, among others. Presently she is associated with NUML as a visiting faculty in the same department.
Noor holds an M.Sc degree in Defence and strategic studies from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad. While at university, she has worked as a research assistant with Dr. Nazir Hussian and carried out research on strategic stability in South Asia and the India-Pakistan peace process. Her present work broadly includes the areas of nuclear energy, nuclear safety and security, and nonproliferation issues.