Gautam Adhikari Click to download hi-resolution image

Expertise: India, South Asia, secular humanism/religious politics, global trends in liberalism, media and democracy

Gautam Adhikari is a senior fellow at American Progress, working on U.S.-India relations and global progressive values. He is the founding editor of Mumbai’s Daily News and Analysis and was the executive editor of the Times of India. He has held several academic and public policy fellowships, including serving as a resident fellow and adjunct lecturer in public policy at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University, a J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro fellow at George Washington University, and senior resident fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy.

Adhikari has published widely in the popular and academic press. His books include The Intolerant Indian: Why We Must Rediscover a Liberal SpaceIndia: The First 50 Years; and Conflict and Civilisation.