Rahul Verma is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. He has a PhD in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He is also a Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
His book co-authored with Pradeep Chhibber, Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India (OUP: New York, 2018) develops a new approach to defining the contours of what constitutes an ideology in multi-ethnic countries such as India. His research interests include voting behaviour, party politics, political violence, and the media. He is a regular columnist for various news platforms and has published papers in Asian Survey, Economic & Political Weekly, and Studies in Indian Politics.