As Prime Minister Trudeau travels to India for a state visit this week, Carleton experts are available to comment.

Harry Sharma
Manager, Canada-India Centre for Excellence

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 7873

At the Canada-India Centre for Excellence, Sharma co-ordinates research, outreach, collaboration and community engagement initiatives designed to benefit Canada and India. He is familiar with the research and funding landscape for Canada-India collaborations and knowledge of the Indo-Canadian diaspora. He has expertise on research and policy analysis related to Canadian and international innovation ecosystems.

Vivek Dehejia

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 6661

Dehejia’s fields of research include international trade, international economic development and international macroeconomics. His areas of expertise include Indian economic and political affairs, globalization and political economy of reform. Dehejia has published in numerous academic journals and is also a frequent media commentator.

Chinnaiah Jangam

Assistant Professor, Department of History

Phone:  613-520-2600, ext. 1515

Jangam has expertise in the history of the British Empire and modern south Asia. His primary research focus is on the intellectual history of Dalits, especially their engagement with colonialism, nationalism, and Christianity. Areas related to his expertise include imperialism and its legacies; decolonization, nationalism and the politics of identity; caste and untouchability; Ambedkar, Gandhi and modernism; cultural history of the Indian diaspora; and the history of the Indian Ocean world.

Elliot Tepper
Distinguished Senior Fellow, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, and Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Security and Defence Studies

Phone: 613-225-8076 or 613-852-4262

Tepper has worked with national and international organizations on a broad range of topics and has been engaged with media throughout his career. He can offer commentary on international relations, nuclear issues, the United Nations and terrorism.

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