Anoop Sarbahi an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Previously, he held pre- and post-doctoral research positions at Stanford University, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Harvard University. He received a Ph.D. degree in Political Science from UCLA.
His research interests straddle comparative politics and international relations, and encompass issues related to political violence, ethnicity, environmental scarcity, state-building, institutional legacies and democratic accountability. His research has received recognition and support from multiple sources, which include the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the Institute of Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) at the University of California, San Diego, the UCLA International Institute and the US Department of Defense Minerva Initiative.