Sudha Pai Sudha Pai retired as Professor from the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2016. She has taught at Delhi University prior to joining the Jawaharlal Nehru University
in 1980. Pai is on the Board of many  research institutes and has been member of many research projects including SIDA (Sweden) and the UNRISD. She was awarded the Faculty Research Fellowship
from the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, Canada in 1996 and was Senior Fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. Her research interests include Dalit Politics, State Politics in India, Agrarian Politics, Globalization and Legislative Governance. She has authored or edited several books, written book chapters and articles in reputed national
and international journals.