Nandini Deo is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Lehigh University. She specializes in the comparative politics of South Asia. Her research includes social movements in India and the politics of religion and women’s activism. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Civil Society, Current Affairs and Proteus.
Duncan McDuie-Ra is a Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He specializes in the politics of South Asia, particularly Northeast India. His articles have appeared in Contemporary South Asia, Asian Ethnicity, and Journal of International Development. He is the author of Civil Society, Democratization and the Search for Human Security: The Politics of the Environment, Gender, and Identity in Northeast India and was guest editor of a special issue of Contemporary South Asia on the Armed Forces Special Power Act.