Raza Ahmad Rumi is a policy analyst, journalist, and author. He is the Director of, the Park Center for Independent Media and teaches in the journalism department at Ithaca College. He is also a member faculty at Brooks School of Public Policy, Cornell University. During 2015-2017, Raza was a scholar in residence at IC and taught courses in journalism and writing departments as well as at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University. Raza has been a fellow at the New America Foundation, the United States Institute of Peace, and the National Endowment for Democracy. He is also a member of the think tank at the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, Georgetown University.

Presently, he is on the editorial board of The Friday Times and is the founding editor of NayaDaur Media.