Before coming to King's, Anand was Professor of West European Politics, and founding Director of the European Research Institute at the University of Birmingham. Prior to that he was University Lecturer in European Politics and Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford. He is co-editor of the journal West European Politics.
Anand has recently been appointed to head the major new ESRC project 'The UK in a Changing Europe'. Anand will act as Research Co-ordinator for the initiative which will investigate the relationship between the UK and the EU.