Rahul Mukherji is Professor and Head of the Department of Political Science at the South Asia Institute in Heidelberg University in Germany. Mukherji earlier taught at the National University of Singapore (Singapore), the Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi), Hunter College (New York) and the University of Vermont (Burlington). He is Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies - National University of Singapore, and co-chair of the China-India workshop founded by Fudan University in Shanghai. Mukherji edits Indian Politics and Policy and serves on the board of journals such as India Review, Pacific Affairs and Governance. He co-edits the Oxford Institutions and Development in South Asia book series. His books include Globalization and Deregulation: Ideas, Interests and Institutional Change in India (Oxford University Press, 2014). Mukherji holds a PhD in Political Science from Columbia University. See: https://www.uni-heidelberg.de/sai/pol/team/mukherji.html .