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Mahendra Lawoti

Mahendra Lawoti is a Professor of Political Science at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo; an Associate Fellow of the Asia Society; and a columnist for The Kathmandu Post.  He studies democratization and ethnic politics in South Asia and has published nine books, including The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal (2009); Contentious Politics and Democratization in Nepal (2007); Towards a Democratic Nepal (2005); and the forthcoming Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nepal. Additionally, he has also published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and opinion pieces.