Joti Sekhon is Professor of Sociology at Greensboro College, North Carolina, USA, where she is also the coordinator of the International Studies Programme. She is the author of Modern India.
The late Vivekanand Jha was Director, Indian Council of Historical Research, and editor of the Indian Historical Review (20 vols, 1974-94), making it India's most substantive historical journal. He
Ailsa M. Watkinson is a Professor in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
M.R. SHARAN grew up in Manipal in Karnataka, then a quiet university town sandwiched between the hills andthe sea. He loves reading, cricket, writing, music and quantitative research on development
Michael E. Tigar is Edwin A. Mooers Scholar and Professor of Law at Washington College of Law, American University. Until 1998, he held the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Law at the University of Texas