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Sunil K. Sahu



Media Relations
101 E. Seminary St.
Greencastle, IN, 46135-0037

Political Science

Professor of Political Science


Political science, political economy of development, Indian politics, electoral politics in India, party politics in South Asia, politics in Afghanistan and Pakistan, international terrorism, nuclear programs in South Asia, democratization in the developing world, globalization, pharmaceutical industry in India


Sunil Sahu is working on a book titled Why Democracy Succeeds and Fails in the Developing World: A Comparison of India and Nigeria. He focuses his research on the nuclear program in India and Pakistan and the question of whether it has promoted peace or conflict. He also is researching India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, and the 16th parliamentary election in 2014. He has traveled to India to interview officials and former president Abdul Kalam. Sahu teaches a course titled India and China at the Beginning of the 21st Century.