PhD, University of Washington
Assistant Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (2008-present); Recipient of multiple research fellowships, he has been a visiting scholar in China (Peking University), Germany (Free University of Berlin), India (American Institute of Indian Studies), South Korea (Seoul National University) and Sweden (Uppsala University). Co-author of a forthcoming book on the future of governance and democracy titled Strengthening Global Governance (Paradigm Press) he has published widely in academic journals on issues related to democratic deepening (Democratization, Governance, International Studies Review, Human Rights/Human Welfare, Journal of Legislative Studies, Journal of Politics) and political development in the Third World (Contemporary South Asia, Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Developing Societies, Journal of Political Ideologies, Journal of Education Policy, Journal of South Asian Development, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, Taiwan Journal of Democracy).
Research and Expertise
A political scientist by training, Dr. Joshi’s research on international development cuts across several fields including international political economy, comparative politics, international education, and Asian studies. His current research deals with a) conceptualizing, comparing, measuring, and forecasting the future of different varieties of democracy, and b) advancing human development and the Millennium Development Goals in the Global South with a focus on India and China.
INTS 4396: Education and Development