• Professor Craig Jeffrey

Professor Craig Jeffrey is Director and CEO of the Australia India Institute. A leading authority on South Asian youth, Craig has spent over two decades working in western Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. He also writes on Indian democracy, educational transformation, and globalisation and has authored six books, including Timepass: Youth, Class and the Politics of Waiting in India, Keywords for Modern India, and A Very Short Introduction to Modern India. Professor Jeffrey's work has informed the policy of governments and global organisations including the United Nations, World Bank, UK Department of International Development, and the Australian Government.