Professor of International Relations and Global Politics, Delhi University
Retired Professor of International Relations and Global Politics from thë University of Delhi, Achin Vanaik is an active member of the Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (India). His books and writings range from studies of India's political economy, issues concerning religion, communalism and secularism as well as international contemporary politics and nuclear disarmament.
Areas of expertise:Nuclear disarmament, nuclear weapon free zones, Indian security & foreign policy, Indian communalism
He is a co-recipient, with Praful Bidwai, of the International Peace Bureau's Sean McBride International Peace Prize for 2000.
Achin Vanaik is frequently interviewed and contributes to The Telegraph (Calcutta), and The Hindu.