Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies
The Roberta Buffett Visiting Professorship in International Studies, created through a gift from Roberta “Bertie” Buffett Elliott, brings to campus leading scholars from around the world to build international scholarly relationships and to provide educational opportunities for Northwestern students.
Sumit Ganguly, Roberta Buffett Visiting Professor of International Studies, holds the Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations and directs the Center on American and Global Security at Indiana University. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of twenty books on South Asia. His most recent books are India Since 1980 (with Rahul Mukherji) and How Rivalries End (with Karen Rasler and William R. Thompson). He is currently completing the Oxford Short Introduction to Indian Foreign Policy for Oxford University Press, New Delhi; Deadly Impasse: Indo-Pakistani Relations at the Dawn of New Century for Cambridge University Press; and India Ascendent (with William R. Thompson) for Columbia University Press. He serves on the editorial boards of the American Political Science Review, Asian Survey, Asian Security, Current History, The India Review, International Security, Pacific Affairs and Security Studies and is the founding editor of Asian Security and The India Review. Ganguly is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute of Strategic Studies.