SOAS University of London

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

Professor Amitav Acharya


Amitac Acharya
Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD)

Senior Fellow

Professor Amitav Acharya


Amitav Acharya is the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance and Distinguished Professor at the School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC. He is the first non-Western scholar to be elected (for 2014-15) as the President of the International Studies Association (ISA), the largest and most influential global network in international studies. Previously he was a Professor at York University, Toronto, and the Chair in Global Governance at the University of Bristol.