Who is Arjun Appadurai?

Arjun Appadurai

Anthropologist of globalization, Goddard Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, New York University.

Arjun Appadurai is currently Goddard Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University (NYU).
He is also Tata Chair Professor in the Tata School of Social Sciences (Mumbai) and Senior Research Partner at the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Gottingen (Germany).
He has held Chairs at Yale University, The University of Chicago, The New School and The University of Pennsylvania and has served as Advisor to UNESCO, The World Bank, UNDP, The Ford Foundation and many other international organizations.
He is a member of the Academic Academy of Arts and Sciences.
He has published extensively on globalization, media and the culture industries.