Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He is the author of seven books, most recently Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism (Cambridge University Press, 2018).
Professor Bose's other recent books are Transforming India: Challenges to the World's Largest Democracy (Harvard University Press, 2013), Contested Lands: Israel-Palestine, Kashmir, Bosnia, Cyprus, and Sri Lanka (Harvard University Press, 2007), Kashmir: Roots of Conflict, Paths to Peace (Harvard University Press, 2003), and Bosnia after Dayton: Nationalist Partition and International Intervention (Oxford University Press, 2002).
Bose was born and grew up in India, and is an Indian citizen. He graduated with highest honors (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Amherst College, Massachusetts in 1992 and received his PhD in political science from Columbia University in New York in 1998. He lives between London and India.