Prachi Vidwans is an associate editor at World Politics Review. Prior to joining WPR, Vidwans was a research associate at the Human Rights Foundation and talk development coordinator at the Oslo Freedom Forum, where she worked with grassroots activists to advocate for civil and political rights in authoritarian countries. Vidwans specializes in authoritarianism, democratization and human rights, with a focus on East and Southeast Asia. She also previously worked as an assistant editor at Foreign Policy's Democracy Lab and a research consultant at Global Concerns India. Vidwans has a master’s in international relations from the University of Chicago and a bachelor of arts from New York University, and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, TIME, and more.