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Naveen Bharathi

CASI Non-Resident Visiting Scholar
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024

Naveen Bharathi, currently at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at CASI from 2020-22. His research interests lie at the intersection of political sociology and political economy of identity in India. Specifically, his research explores the relationship between ethnic diversity and development, most broadly conceived. He has written about issues ranging from the relationship between ethnic diversity and public goods provisioning to spatial segregation in contemporary urban India. His research has been covered by many media publications such The Economist, The Hindu, The Times of India, and The Print. and many peer reviewed journals. Prior to his career in research, Naveen worked as an architect and planner in many distinguished architectural and planning firms in India. He was a Raghunathan Family Fellow (2019-20) at Harvard University where he continues to be a Fellow.