Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad is Professor and Director of the International Studies Program at Trinity College. He is the author of a dozen books, including most recently The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World (2007). The Village Voice chose two of his previous books as books of the year (Karma of Brown Folk, 2000; Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting, 2001). He is a contributing editor for Himal South Asia (Kathamandu, Nepal), Amerasia Journal (Los Angeles), and Left History (Canada). He writes a regular column for Frontline (India), and for He is on the board of the Center for Third World Organizing, United for a Fair Economy, and the National Priorities Project.