SOAS University of London

SOAS South Asia Institute

Politics and International Studies Expertise

Name/Title Area of Expertise
Matthew J Nelson
Reader in Politics
Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Thought, South Asia, Islam, non-elite politics, democracy
Rahul Rao
Senior Lecturer in Politics
International relations theory, critical theory (especially postcolonial and queer theory), comparative political thought, gender and sexuality, South Asia
Rochana Bajpai
Senior Lecturer in the Politics of Asia/Africa
Contemporary political theory, particularly multiculturalism; methodology, particularly political ideologies; modern Indian politics
Simona Vittorini
Senior Teaching Fellow
Nationalism; South Asian politics; modern Indian politics
Sutha Nadarajah
Programme Convenor - MSc Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice
International security; peacebuilding; securitized development; civil wars; North-South relations