Prof. Dr. John Harriss

Prof. John Harriss, Professor of International Studies at Simon Fraser University, Canada, will be at CeMIS as a DAAD-funded guest professor from April to September 2023. Prof. Harriss, an internationally-recognized development studies expert, has focused primarily on South Asia but has also published comparative books widely cited across many disciplines. He has more than thirty years of teaching and institution-building experience, having founded a top-ranked Development Studies Department at the London School of Economics. At CeMIS Prof. Harriss will teach “Democracy and Development in Modern India” at the BA level and “Inequality, poverty and social policy in India” at the MA level.