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Amitav Acharya is Distinguished Professor of International Relations and the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance at the School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC.
His books on Asia include “The Making of Southeast Asia” (Cornell 2013); “Whose Ideas Matter” (Cornell 2009), “East of India, South of China: Sino-Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia” (Oxford 2017) and “Civilizations in Embrace: The Spread of Ideas and the Transformation of Power” (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2012). He has contributed op-eds to the Financial Times, International Herald Tribune (International New York Times), Washington Post, Australian Financial Review, Times of India, Straits Times, Foreign Affairs, National Interest, Washington Post, and YaleGlobal Online. A regular commentator for the world’s media, he has appeared on BBC TV, CNN International, National Public Radio (NPR), BBC World Service Radio, Al-Jazeera TV, CNBC, CCTV, CTV (Canada), Radio Australia, and Channel News Asia (Singapore).