Sanjib Baruah

Sanjib Baruah is professor of political studies at Bard College, New York and honorary research professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. He has been a global fellow at the Peace Research Institute in Oslo (Norway) and distinguished visiting honorary professor at the Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development in Guwahati. His previous books include India against Itself: Assam and the Politics of Nationality (1999), Durable Disorder: Understanding the Politics of Northeast India (2005) and the edited volumes Beyond Counterinsurgency: Breaking the Impasse in Northeast India (2009) and Ethnonationalism in India: A Reader (2010).

His most recent work In the Name of the Nation: India and Its Northeast is published by Navayana.