Anil Varughese is on sabbatical until June 30, 2023.

Anil Varughese’s research interests span comparative politics, political economy, international development and program evaluation. Broadly, his research seeks to understand how public policy can be harnessed to create equity-enhancing outcomes in the developing world. One facet of his research examines the ways in which the distribution of political and economic power in poor democracies impedes or facilitates egalitarian social policy. The other facet explores critical governance challenges under globalization and their impact on deepening democracy in the global South, particularly in South Asia.


Anil Varughese

Anil Varughese

Associate Professor

Political Communication and Political Behavior, Governance and Democratic Deepening in Global South, Social Policy, South Asia


Honours

  • SPPA Teaching Excellence Award, 2010-11
  • American Political Science Association, Labour Project – Best Paper Award 2010
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Doctoral Research Award, 2005-06
  • Thesis Award, University of Toronto, 2004-06
  • Sir Val Duncan Grant, Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, 2004-05


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