Peer-reviewed Articles

How Exclusionary Nationalism has made the World Socially Sicker from Covid-19
Forthcoming. Nationalities Papers.

Populism, Nationalism and Populist Nationalism.
Special issue of Populism and Nationalism. Studies in Comparative International Development (SCID). Volume 56, Issue 2, June 2021.

‘The Theoretical Potential of the Within-Nation Comparison: How Subnational Analyses Can Enrich Our Understandings of the National Welfare State’.
American Behavioral Scientist, Volume 61, Issue 8, July 2017.

‘Census Enumeration and Group Conflict: A Global Analysis of the Consequences of Counting’.
World Politics. Volume 69, Issue 1, January 2017. Co-authored with Evan Lieberman.

‘Ethnicity in Time: Politics, History, and the Relationship between Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision’.
Comparative Political Studies, September 2016; 49 (10). Co-authored with Matthias vom Hau.

‘Subnationalism and Social Development: A Comparative Analysis of Indian States’.
World Politics, Vol. 67, No. 3, July 2015.

‘The Ties that Bind: National Identity Salience and Pro-Social Behavior towards the Ethnic ‘other’’.
Comparative Political Studies. March 2015 48: 267-300. Co-authored with Volha Charnysh and Christopher Lucas.

Conceptualizing and Measuring Ethnic Politics: An Institutional Complement to Demographic, Behavioral and Cognitive Approaches’.
Studies in Comparative International Development.
Volume 47, Number 3 (2012), 255-286. Co-authored with Evan Lieberman.

‘The Institutional Origins of Ethnic Violence’.
Comparative Politics. Volume 45, Number 1 (2012), pp. 1-24. Co-authored with Evan Lieberman.

‘We-ness and Welfare: A Longitudinal Analysis of Social Development in Kerala, India’.
World Development, Volume 39, Issue 2 (2011).

Other articles

Book review of 'The Power of Place: Contentious Politics in Twentieth-Century Shanghai and Bombay' by Mark Frazier.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Perspectives on Politics.

‘COVID-19 And Group Relations: Q & A’.
Newsletter of the Organized Section in Comparative Politics of the American Political Science Association (2020).

‘The Case for Reclaiming Indian Nationalism’.
Seminar. India 2019: A Symposium on the Year that Was.

‘Nationalism and the Provision of Public Goods’.
The Annals of Comparative Democratization. Volume 17, Issue 3 (2019).

‘Studying the Subnational Welfare State in India
in Inside Countries. Edited by Agustina Giraudy, Eduardo Mancada and Richard Snyder, Cambridge University Press, 2019).

‘Ethnicity, State Capacity, and Development: Reconsidering Causal Connections
in The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence. Edited by Sam Hickey, Kunal Sen, and Badru Bukenya. Oxford University Press (2014). Co-authored with Matthias vom Hau. Names are listed alphabetically. Both authors contributed equally.

‘Introduction’ in Handbook of Indian Politics.
Edited by Atul Kohli and Prerna Singh. Routledge (2013). Co-authored with Atul Kohli. Names are listed alphabetically. Both authors contributed equally.

‘Public Goods Provision in India’ in Handbook of Indian Politics.
Edited by Atul Kohli and Prerna Singh. Routledge (2013).

‘Revisiting the Relationship between Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision’.
Co-authored with Matthias vom Hau. Comparative Politics. Newsletter of the Organized Section in Comparative Politics of the American Political Science Association Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research (2017).

‘Measuring State Institutionalization of Ethnic Categories across Time and Space’
[co-authored with Evan Lieberman]. Qualitative and Multi-Method Research, Newsletter of the American Political Science Association Organized Section for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research (2009).

Popular articles

India has become an ‘electoral autocracy.’ Its covid-19 catastrophe is no surprise.
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How anti-democratic politics make India’s COVID calamity worse.
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‘How Solidarity is Controlling Contagion in Kerala’.
University of Pennsylvania Center for the Advanced Study of India, June 8, 2020.

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The Washington Post, The Monkey Cage blog. January 20, 2020.

‘Flag belongs to the left, too’.
The Providence Journal, November 14, 2019.

‘Nationalism can have its good points. Really’.
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