Qazi has spent the past 15 years studying women in war, conflicts in the Islamic world, and violent extremist ideologies and movements. She is the author of "Secrets of the Kashmir Valley" (Pharos, Spring 2016), a human-interest story focused on the female survivors of war. Her second book, "Struggle for the Soul of Islam" (Berrett-Koehler, Spring 2017), takes an inside look at violent Islamic groups and offers solutions to counter violent extremism at home and abroad.
As an expert, Qazi appears regularly in mainstream media, including CNN headline and international news, BBC television and radio, Public Broadcasting Service, National Public Radio, Fox News, C-SPAN, Bloomberg, ABC News, Canadian national television, VOA, Al-Jazeera, The Daily Ledger Show and numerous radio programs.
Qazi is the recipient of the 21st Century Leader Award, presented by the National Committee on American Foreign Policy in New York for her training and service to the U.S. military, and she received the Humanitarian Award from Southwestern University, her alma mater in Texas, for her research on women in war.