Binod Khadria is professor of economics and education, and Chairperson of the Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies within the School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is also Director of the International Migration and Diaspora Studies (IMDS) Project, co-sponsored by the Government of India. His publications includeThe Migration of Knowledge Workers: Second-generation Effects of India's Brain Drain (Sage, 1999) and several research papers published by ILO, OECD, GCIM, IRD (France), IDE-JETRO (Japan), Harvard International Review, 2010 World Social Science Report. He is Deputy Chair (South Asia) and Regional Coordinator (India) at Asia Pacific Migration Research Network (APMRN), and sits on the Boards of International Network on Migration and Development (INMD), Zacatecas (Mexico); International Geographical Union (IGU); the Metropolis Project (Canada); IOM Migration Research and Training Centre (MRTC) in South Korea; IOM’s World Migration Report 2010; Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (forthcoming, Wiley-Blackwell); Asian and Pacific Migration Journal (Philippines); Journal of South Asian Diaspora (India); Journal of International Migration and Integration (Canada); Oxford Review of Migration (UK) and International Journal of Organizational Studies (Slovenia). He launched the annual India Migration Report in 2009 on the sub-theme Past, Present and the Future Outlook (now in second reprint), and the subsequent 2010-11 issue on the sub-theme The Americas is with the Cambridge University Press for publication.
We are pleased that Professor Khadria will be in residence at Penn as a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Advanced Study of India from September through October 2011.