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Arvind Sivaramakrishnan Adjunct Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Arvind Sivaramakrishnan is an Adjunct Professor and former Visiting Professor in the Department of Humanities at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. From 2008 to 2014 he was he was Senior Deputy Editor on the Hindu, writing editorials, specialist articles, and book reviews on international politics, public policy, and political theory; he combined his duties with teaching and research as an Associate Professor at the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai.  He took his degree and doctorate as well as a professional teaching qualification at the University of Southampton, where he also taught politics.  Since then he has taught at Suffolk College, Ipswich, the Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, Southampton Institute of Higher Education (now Southampton Solent University), and Tauntons College, (now Richard Taunton College), Southampton.  He has published a range of academic papers in politics, political philosophy, public policy, and related fields, and has conducted research seminars and research training sessions at universities in the European Union and India.  His books include Public Interest Journalism (2014), Public Policy and Citizenship (2012), Short on Democracy (2007), and Through a Glass Wall (2007).  He is currently coediting, with Dr Sudarsan Padmanabhan, a book on elections and electoral processes.