Kanishk Tharoor

Writer in Public Schools Fellow, New York University
New York, NY

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Netherlands Netherlands 2005

Bio:

Kanishk Tharoor is a journalist, writer and fledgling historian. His pieces on politics and culture have appeared in many publications around the world, including the Guardian, The Independent, The National, The Hindu, The Times of India, The Telegraph (Calcutta), the Virginia Quarterly Review, Foreign Policy, openDemocracy, and YaleGlobal Online. His appearances on radio and TV include BBC’s Today programme, BBC News, BBC Radio Scotland and the Colbert Report. He is also a published and award-winning author of short fiction. He studied at Yale, where he graduated magna cum laude and phi beta kappa with BAs in History and Literature, and at Columbia, where he was a FLAS fellow in Persian and South Asian studies. He is currently a Writer in Public Schools fellow at NYU. You can visit his website here: http://www.kanishktharoor.com.

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