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Joyotpaul Chaudhuri

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Biography: 

Joyotpaul Chaudhuri is an Emeritus Professor at ASU. He was a professor of political science at ASU from 1985 until retirement. Among his positions at ASU, he served as an associate dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from 1985 to 1990. He was also acting director of the Center of Asian Studies from 1991 to 1992. Prior to ASU, he was department head and professor with New Mexico State University, Las Cruces (1979-1985). He was an associate professor with the University of Arizona (1972-1979), assistant professor with Florida State University (1969-1972), associate professor with University of South Dakota (1965-1969), assistant professor with Kent State University (1984-1969), an instructor with Oklahoma University (1962-1964) and an instructor with Central Oklahoma University (1961). He was also a visting fellow with Silliman College at Yale University (1968-1969), and a Junior Scholar with the National Endowment of the Humanities. He was born in Kolkata (Calcutta) India, attended St Xavier's School and College, earned a Senior Cambridge Certficate from Cambridge University and Intermediate Science Diploma from Calcutta University. His wife Jean Chaudhuri was a member Muscogee Creek tribe of Oklahoma and is now deceased. His sons are Joydev and Jonodev Chaudhuri.

Education: 

Ph.D. University of Oklahoma 1964

Research Interests: 

Political Theory, Comparative Politics (South Asia), American Poilitics(American indian Studies). Chinese Martial Arts. Comparative literature and Philosophy.

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