About the Author
E. Sridharan is the Academic Director of the University of Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India (in New Delhi). He is a political scientist who has researched comparative politics, political economy of development, and international relations. He is the author or editor of 9 books and has published 58 journal articles and chapters in edited volumes. He is the Editor of India Review, a pan-social science refereed (Routledge, USA) quarterly on India, and is on the Editorial Board of the UK-based journal, Commonwealth and Comparative Politics. He did his PhD in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.