Kanchan Chandra

Professor of Politics
B.A. 1993, Dartmouth; Ph.D. 2000, Harvard

Email:  kanchan.chandra [@] gmail.com
Office Address:  NYU Department of Politics, 19 W. 4th Street, New York, NY 10012
Office Room Number:  412

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For a full list of my work, see my Vita.

Areas of Research/Interest: Comparative Ethnic Politics, Democratic Theory, Political Parties and Elections, Violence, Comparative Research Methods

Useful Links

Select Publications:

  • Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Politics (Forthcoming 2012: Oxford University Press).  Download introduction here.
  • Why Ethnic Parties Succeed (Cambridge University Press: 2004). Download introduction here.

Fellowships/Honors: National Science Foundation (2009-11, 2005-9), United States Institute of Peace (2009-11), Guggenheim Fellow (2009-10), Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioural Sciences (2009-10), Carnegie Fellow (2008-10), Russell Sage Fellow (2005-6), Radcliffe Institute Fellowship 2005-6 (Declined), Harvard Academy Fellow (1999, 2001), SSRC-Macarthur Dissertation Fellow in International Peace and Security (1996-98).

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