Prof. K. C. Suri
About Prof. K. C. Suri:
Prof. K. C. Suri joins our Department as the DAAD guest Professor in summer semester 2018 and winter semester 2018-19. He will teach courses on Political Parties in India, Comparative Politics and Indian Political Process (together with Professor Mukherji) as well as Elections and Voting Behaviour in India. Previously, he was awarded Baden-Württemberg Fellowship of the Federal State of Baden Württemberg and visited the SAI in winter semester 2016-17. Professor Suri teaches at the Department of Political Science at the University of Hyderabad. His recent publications include Political Parties in South Asia: The Challenge of Change (International IDEA, Stockholm, 2007), Indian Democracy, ICSSR Research Surveys and Explorations: Political Science: Volume 2 (Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2013), and Party Competition in Indian States: Electoral Politics in Post-Congress Polity (Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2014). He has published many book chapters and papers in national and international journals on different themes pertaining to politics and policies in India. He was a visiting scholar at Uppsala University, Sweden, and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. Presently he is the Managing Editor of Studies in Indian Politics, a bi-annual Political Science journal published in India by the Sage.