Professor in Political Science, Calcutta University (Retired 2008). Formerly Dean, Faculty of Arts, Calcutta University; Visiting Fellow in Political Science and Associate, Committee on South Asian Studies, University of Chicago; Visiting Fellow
Nikhil Puri is an independent researcher and risk analyst. His research interests include religious education and state-led madrasa reform efforts, militant radicalisation and disengagement, and threats to business continuity in South Asia.
Ph.d from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Awarded the Gladys and Henry Crown award for excellence in teaching. Consulted with firms in the U.S., India, Switzerland and Ireland. Expert in semiconductor, computer and