Asia Pacific Studies — Asian Studies — Politics
Shalendra  Sharma

Shalendra Sharma


Shalendra D. Sharma, (Ph.D , University of Toronto) is Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of San Francisco. He also teaches in the MA program in the Department of Economics. Sharma is the author of: Global Financial Contagion: Building a Resilient World Economy after the Subprime Crisis (New York: Cambridge University Press -- forthcoming 2012); China and India in the Age of Globalization (Cambridge University Press, 2009); Achieving Economic Development in the Era of Globalization (Routledge, 2007); The Asian Financial Crisis: Meltdown, Reform and Recovery (Manchester University Press, 2003); Democracy and Development in India (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999), which won the Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 1999; and editor of Asia in the New Millennium: Geopolitics, Security and Foreign Policy (Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, 2000).
Sharma has also published over four dozen single authored articles (mostly in the field of international political-economy and international relations) in leading peer-reviewed journals. Sharma was the recipient of USF's University-wide Distinguished Teaching Award for 1996/1997 and the University-wide Distinguished Research Award for 2002/2003. During 2006-2007 he was a Visiting Professor at Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands. He also consults for the IMF and the World Bank.