About Priya Chacko

Priya Chacko is Senior Lecturer in International Politics in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Adelaide, Non-Resident Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre and Visiting Academic Fellow at the Australia-India Institute. She serves co-editor of the journal Contemporary Politics and is President of the South Asian Studies Association of Australia. Her current research projects focus on the intersection of populism, neoliberalism and ethnoreligious nationalism in India and the political economy of foreign policy with a focus on India and Asian region.

2020 Reviewing Asian Studies, Asian studies, South Asia Studies

South Asian Studies in Australia


South Asian studies has had a sustained presence in Australia, but the growth of the field has largely been driven by the collective and individual efforts of scholars of South Asia working in the Humanities and Social Sciences across various universities. Government and university support for South Asian studies has waxed and waned and has […]