Ash Narain Roy
Director at the Institute of Social Sciences in Delhi, India

Ash Narain Roy, a Ph.D in International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, spent four years at El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City, as Visiting Scholar in the early 1980s. He worked with Hindustan Times, an English daily from Delhi, as Assistant Editor from 1990 to 2001. He is currently Director, Institute of Social Sciences, Delhi. He has contributed papers to reputed journals, participated and presented dozens of papers in international seminars and conferences on democracy, local government, federalism, globalization, and Indian foreign policy.