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Ashutosh Varshney

Ashutosh Varshney is Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Brown University, where he also directs the Center for Contemporary South Asia. His most recent book is Battles Half Won: India’s Improbable Democracy (2013). 

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Though Modi's government draws concern today, the country's constitutional history suggests a framework for creating democracy in unlikely settings. 

Ashutosh Varshney