Be gathered to your fathers V.S. Naipaul. Your honesty is much in need today.

NEW: Opening remarks at May 8 Times event in London, "The Legacy of the British Empire" (photo) (interview)

NEW: "Contributions of Western Colonialism to Human Flourishing: A Summary of Research" Version 1.0, Available here and here

NEW: Sumantra Maitra writes and interviews on the secrecy of our Oxford seminar

Research, Public Service & Teaching Areas

Global Democracy and Democratization

Political Legitimacy and State-Building

The Case for Colonialism

Politics of China and Asia

Energy, Environment, and Development

Conflict, Security, and Rising Powers