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Aviral Pathak

Graduate Student

Political Science


Aviral is a doctoral candidate studying political theory and comparative politics. His dissertation examines the relationship between freedom and the practice of modern government in India. This is an analytically and historically informed comparative study that relies on ethnography and archival research.

Research Currently in Progress

History of Systems of Political Thought, Liberal and Neoliberal Political Thought and Practice, Economic Theory and Practice, Biopolitics, Techno-politics, Comparative Urban Politics, and Modern South Asian Politics.