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Editors and Editorial Advisory Board



Laurence R. Simon, Brandeis University, USA

Sukhadeo Thorat, (Emeritus) Jawaharlal Nehru University, India


Joseph Assan, Brandeis University, USA


Suraj Yengde, Harvard University, USA


Rajesh Sampath, Brandeis University, USA


Afia Adaboh, Brandeis University, USA


Vinod Mishra, Indian Institute for Dalit Studies, India


Matthew Sheehy, Brandeis University, USA


Brian Meuse, Brandeis University Library, USA



Kaushik Basu, C. Marks Professor of International Studies and Prof. of Economics, Cornell University, USA; former Chief Economist of the World Bank; President, International Economics Association; former Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India.

Krishna Bhattachan, Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Kevin D. Brown, Professor of Law, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, USA

Ipsita Chatterjee, Associate Professor, Department of Geography and the Environment, University of North Texas, USA

Ashwini Deshpande, Professor of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India

Meena Dhanda, Reader in Philosophy and Cultural Politics, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Jean Drèze, Honorary Professor, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India

Ashok Gurung, Senior Director, India China Institute, The New School, USA

John Harriss, Professorial Research Associate, Department of Development Studies, SOAS, University of London, UK

Eva-Maria Hardtmann, Associate Professor, Social Anthropology, Stockholm University, Sweden

Sushrut Jadhav, Senior Lecturer in Cross-cultural Psychiatry, University College London; Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, SOAS, London, UK

Chinnaiah Jangam, Assistant Professor of History, Carleton University, Canada

S. Japhet, Vice Chancellor, Bengaluru Central University, Bengaluru, India

Sangeeta Kamat, Professor of Education, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA

Joel Lee, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Williams College, USA

David Mosse, Professor of Social Anthropology, SOAS, University of London, UK

Samuel L. Myers, Jr., Roy Wilkens Professor of Human Relations and Social Justice, University of Minnesota, USA

Balmurli Natragan, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, William Patterson University, USA

Katherine S. Newman, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Massachusetts system, Torrey Little Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, USA

Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Services Professor of Law and Ethics, Law School and Philosophy Department, University of Chicago, USA 

Devan Pillay, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Sociology, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University, USA

Christopher Queen, Lecturer on the Study of Religion, and Dean of Students for Continuing Education (Retired), Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, USA

Jehan Raheem, former Founding Director, Evaluation Office, United Nations Development Programme and former UNDP Resident Representative, Burma (Myanmar)

Anupama Rao, Associate Professor of History, Barnard and Columbia Universities, USA

Amilcar Shabazz, Professor and Chair, W.E.B. Du Bois Department for Afro-American Studies, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA

A.B. Shamsul, Distinguished Professor and Founding Director, Institute for Ethnic Studies, The National University of Malaysia

Kalinga Tudor Silva, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Peradeniya; Research Director, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka

Harleen Singh, Associate Professor, South Asian Literature and Women’s Studies, Brandeis University, USA

Jebaroja Singh, Visiting Assistant Professor, Women and Gender Studies, St. John Fisher College, USA

Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies, Social Anthropology Program Director, Harvard University, USA

Abha Sur, Scientist in the Science, Technology and Society Program; Senior Lecturer, Program in Women and Gender Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Goolam Valed, Associate Professor, History, Society & Social Change Cluster, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Gowri Vijayakumar, Assistant Professor of Sociology and South Asian Studies, Brandeis University, USA

Cornell West, Professor, Harvard Divinity School, USA

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