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Program Faculty

NOTE: This program will not be available in Summer 2020.  Check back for updates at the start of the 2020-21 academic year.

Program Leadership

Anirudh Krishna, Ph.D.

Anirudh Krishna headshotAnirudh Krishna is a professor of public policy and political science at Duke University, and serves as a co-director for the India Summer School program. His scholarship investigates how poor communities and individuals in developing countries cope with the structural and personal constraints that result in poverty and powerlessness. Before turning to academia, Krishna worked for 14 years in the Indian Administrative Service, where he managed diverse initiatives related to rural and urban development. He earned a Ph.D. in government from Cornell University (2000) and a master's in economics from the Delhi School of Economics (1980).

Ashok Arora, Ph.D.          

Ashok Arora headshotAshok Arora co-leads the India Summer School Program with faculty members from Duke University and the Indian Institute of Management. He has taught in over fifty Indian and foreign institutions. His research focuses on management and marketing.

Janat Shah, Ph.D.

Janat Shaw headshotProfessor Janat Shah is the Director of Indian Institute of Management Udaipur. His research interests include supply chain management, design of manufacturing systems and project management. He is an alumnus of IIT Bombay and is a fellow of IIM Ahmedabad.


Corinne Krupp, Ph.D.

Corinne Krupp headshotCorinne Krupp is Associate Dean for Academic Programs and the Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. Corinne Krupp received her B.A. degree in economics from Indiana University (1984) and her M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania (1986, 1990). Her research expertise includes, developing countries, economic development, trade policy, macroeconomics, and international finance.

Participating Faculty

  • Prakash Satyavageeswaran, Ph.D.
  • Sandhya Bhatia, Ph.D.
  • Marc Jeuland, Ph.D.
  • Ajit Kanitkar, Ph.D.
  • Rajesh Nanarpuzha, Ph.D.
  • Sanjiv Phansalkar, Ph.D

In 2018, the cohort gave personalized awards to each member. Here, at a lunch with Professor Cory Krupp, participants hold their “Paper Plate Awards."

group of students holding paper plates