Chair and Professor of Contemporary Indian Studies and Director of Development Studies Program at the University of Melbourne
Anthony P. D'Costa is the Eminent Scholar in Global Studies and Professor of Economics at the University of Alabama, Huntsville. For the last twenty-eight years he taught at the University of Melbourne as Chair and Professor of Contemporary Indian Studies and Director of Development Studies Program, at the Copenhagen Business School where he held A.P. Moller-Maersk Professor of Indian Studies, National University of Singapore, and the University of Washington where he was a Professor of Comparative International Development. He has written on the political economy of steel, auto, and IT industries covering themes of capitalism and globalization, state and economic nationalism, development, innovations, industrial restructuring, employment, international migration of professionals, and inequality. He has been a recipient of several fellowships, contributed to the research effort of multilateral organizations, and served on numerous academic and professional committees. His most recent books are: International Mobility, Global Capitalism, and Changing Structures of Accumulation: Transforming the Japan-India IT Relationship, (London: Routledge, 2016), and The Land Question in India: State, Dispossession, and Capitalist Transition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017, coedited). His twelfth volume (coedited) Changing Contexts and Shifting Roles of the Indian State is forthcoming in 2019.