Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Communication, New York University
Professor Emeritus, Foreign Service Institute of New Delhi, and Senior Fellow, DiploFoundation, Malta and Geneva
During graduate school, when I informed one of my faculty advisers in sociology about my interest in bringing the study of culture and of development together in my research, she replied sharply, "You can't do that!" "Culture" and "development" belonged in different camps, as was shown by the composition of the student reading groups addressing these topics. The "culture" group was composed entire...
Senior Analyst, RAND
EducationB.A. and M.A. from St. Stephens College, Delhi, UniversityExperienceAmbassador Rana has had a long career in the Indian diplomatic corps. His previous positions included appointments as Ambassador to Algeria, Ambassador/High Commissioner to Czechoslovakia, Kenya, Mauritius, and Germany, and Consul-General in San Francisco.
Korea Foundation Chair Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri
Linda Robinson is Senior Policy Analyst at RAND. In 2012-13 she was also a Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center, and in 2011-12 she was a senior adjunct fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, which just published her special report, The Future of Special Operations Forces. Her book on special operations forces, One Hundred Victories: Special Operations Forces and the Future of American...
Visiting Fellow, Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad; Correspondent, <i>Jane's Defence Weekly</i>
I am a chair professor of political science at the University of Missouri and am the founder of the Korea Barometer and a co-founder of the Asian Barometer. For the past two decades, I have conducted comparative research on the democratization of authoritarian politics and cultures in East Asia and other regions. I have also conducted public opinion research on the quality of life among the mass p...
SubjectsArms Control,Pakistan,South AsiaExpertiseSouth Asia, military expenditure, arms control, arms procurement