Vijay PrashadVijay Prashad is George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College.
Vijay Prashad is the author of eleven books, most recently, The Darker Nations: A People’s History of the Third World (The New Press, paperback 2008), which was picked by the Asian American Writers’ Workshop as the nonfiction book of 2008.
Prashad writes regularly in the media: as a columnist for Frontline magazine (Chennai, India), a contributing editor for Himal South Asia (Kathmandu, Nepal) and a contributing editor for Naked Punch Asia (Lahore, Pakistan). His web dispatches can be read at Counterpunch (counterpunch.org), at ZNET (zmag.org/znet) and at Pragoti (www.pragoti.org).
Prashad is on the board of the National Priorities Project (www.nationalpriorities.org).
Prashad was also featured in Jeff Chang’s book Total Chaos and participated in Jeff Chang’s Total Choas Panel at the Trinity International Hip Hop Festival 2008.