Surupa Gupta

Ph.D., University of Southern California

Gupta PicAreas of specialization:

  • International Political Economy
  • Politics of Globalization
  • Comparative Politics of South Asia
  • Indian Foreign Policy

Scholarly Achievements:


  • Regina Birner, Surupa Gupta and Neeru Sharma. 2011. The Political Economy of Agricultural Policy Reform in India: Fertilizer and Electricity for Irrigation. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute.

Recent articles:

  • “Slow Pace of Reforms Inhibits US-India Agricultural Trade,” April 21 2015 by the East-West Center, Washington, DC. (link:
  • “Modi Bets the Farm,” (with Sumit Ganguly), Foreign Affairs, August 12 2014.
  • “Indian foreign policy and co-existence: continuity and change in the post-Cold War era” (with Shibashis Chatterjee) in Cedric de Coning, Thomas Mandrup and Liselotte Odgaard (eds.), The BRICS and Coexistence: An Alternative Vision of World Order (Routledge, 2014).


  • 2015 Asia Studies Fellowship, East-West Center, Washington DC
  • 2011-12 Jepson Fellowship, UMW.


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