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Welcome to Professor Rahul Mukherji as new Head and Professor at the Department of Political Science
The South Asia Institute cordially welcomes Prof. Rahul Mukherji, Ph.D. (Columbia) as new Head and Professor at the Department of Political Science. He succeeds Prof. Subrata K. Mitra, who headed the department from 1994 to 2014,  and will give lectures starting from winter semester 2016.

Rahul Mukherji has been an Associate Professor in the South Asian Studies Programme located within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore, since 2008. He is also Honorary Senior Fellow of the Institute of South Asian Studies and has served as Head of Research of the institute in recent times.
In 1999, he obtained his Ph.D. at the Department of Political Science at Columbia University, New York. His dissertation focused on “A Path to Trade and Investment Liberalization”. Prior to his Ph.D. he graduated at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.
His research interests focus on Political Economy of Welfare in India, India's globalization and Politics of India's industrial regulation.
27 Jun 2016
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