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 Space; India: The First 50 Years; and Conflict and Civilisation.
By Gautam Adhikari
|A scuttled deal: Trump has chosen to please core supporters at home, his rich Arab friends and the Israeli regime||The Times of India||May 12, 2018|
|This thing called race – From America to Wakanda: Bouncing white boys at a movie theatre tell a new story||The Times of India||April 14, 2018|
|India in the world: Too obsessed with legacy, it must focus on the present to succeed||The Times of India||March 17, 2018|
|Is Democracy Dying?||The Times of India||February 16, 2018|
|Big Questions About South Asia||U.S. News & World Report||August 25, 2017|
|Clash of Nationalisms: The Battle is Now Properly Joined Between its Inclusionary and Exclusionary Versions||The Times of India||March 18, 2017|
|Intolerance Rising||The Huffington Post||March 9, 2017|
|The Global Rise of ‘Us vs. Them’ Politics||The Wall Street Journal||March 21, 2016|