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Sumit Ganguly

Sumit Ganguly is a professor of political science, holds the Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations and directs the Center on American and Global Security at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is also a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia.

Ganguly is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 20 books on the contemporary domestic and international politics of South Asia. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the scholarly journals Asian Security, Current History, The India Review, International Security, Journal of Democracy, The Nonproliferation Review and Pacific Affairs. Ganguly is also an associate editor of Security Studies.

His book with William R. Thompson and Karen Rasler, “How Rivalries End” (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), won the triennial J. David Singer Book Award from the International Studies Association Midwest Section. In 2015, he published the “Oxford Short Introduction to Indian Foreign Policy” and the edited collection “Engaging the World: Indian Foreign Policy Since 1947.” His most recent book is “Deadly Impasse: India and Pakistan at the Dawn of a New Century” (Cambridge University Press, 2016). He is also the co-author, with William R. Thompson, of “Ascending India and Its State Capacity” (Yale University Press, 2017).