Robin Jeffrey La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
Robin Jeffrey taught for 25 years in the Politics programme at La Trobe University in Melbourne, worked twice at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra and has lived for 6 years in India between 1967 and 2015. He is a Visiting Research Professor at the Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. His most recent book, co-authored with Assa Doron of ANU, is The Great Indian Phone Book (2013), published in India as Cell Phone Nation . His current research is on garbage in India. He is the author of The Decline of Nair Dominance (1976), What’s Happening to India? (1986), Politics Women and Well-being (1992) and India’s Newspaper Revolution (2000).