LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m.; PROGRAM 12:00 p.m.
Priyam is the co-author of Human Rights, Gender and the Environment with Krishna Menon and Madhulika Banerje (Pearson Education India, 2009) and the author of her forthcoming book, The Contested Politics of Education Reforms in India: Aligning Opportunities with Interests (Oxford University Press, 2014). In addition to her publications, Dr. Priyam is a regular commentator and contributor on leading English and Hindi language newspapers and electronic media including the Indian Express, the Hindu and Times-Now.
Dr. Priyam received her doctorate from the London School of Economics in International Development where she worked specifically on the politics of education policy changes in the context of the Indian federal system. As America focuses on the 2014 midterm elections, Dr. Priyams talk will analyze the implications of the massive election in the worlds largest and most diverse democracy.
Manisha Priyam is cosponsored by the Athenaeum and the Center for Global Education.