Qualification: Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A., B.A.

Affiliation: Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

Current Designation: Associate Professor, Centre for Media Studies, School of Social Sciences

Dr. Rakesh Batabyal is an eminent academician with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. He specializes in such diverse subjects as History of Famine, Ideology(ies) and Violence, History of Institution, History of Nationalism and Rhetorical Tradition. He takes active interest in Media and Regimes of Technology, Media and History in Eastern Europe and Cold War Propaganda. He has been the India Chair of the Graduate School of Information Studies under Tokyo University. He is a prolific writer and has several books and papers to his credit.