Shalendra D. Sharma, (Ph.D , University of Toronto) is
Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of San
Francisco. He also teaches in the MA program in the Department of
Economics. Sharma is the author of: Global Financial Contagion:
Building a Resilient World Economy after the Subprime Crisis (New
York: Cambridge University Press -- forthcoming 2012); China and
India in the Age of Globalization (Cambridge University Press,
2009); Achieving Economic Development in the Era of Globalization
(Routledge, 2007); The Asian Financial Crisis: Meltdown, Reform and
Recovery (Manchester University Press, 2003); Democracy and
Development in India (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999), which won
the Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 1999; and editor of Asia
in the New Millennium: Geopolitics, Security and Foreign Policy
(Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley, 2000).
Sharma has also published over four dozen single authored
articles (mostly in the field of international political-economy
and international relations) in leading peer-reviewed journals.
Sharma was the recipient of USF's University-wide
Distinguished Teaching Award for 1996/1997 and the University-wide
Distinguished Research Award for 2002/2003. During 2006-2007 he was
a Visiting Professor at Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands. He
also consults for the IMF and the World Bank.