USIPI Patrons, Distinguished Scholars, Advisers & Trustees

Abusaleh Shariff, Ph. D., Chief Scholar
US-India Policy Institute, Washington DC
President, Center for Research and Debates in Development Policy,
New Delhi, India

Abdul Shaban, Ph.D., Distinguished Scholar
Professor and Deputy Director, 
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Mumbai, India 

Ajit Ranade, Ph. D., Distinguished Scholar
Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group (of Companies)
Mumbai, India

A.K. Shivakumar, Ph. D., Patron
Member, National Advisory Council
Advisor, UNICEF
New Delhi, India

A. M. Ahmadi, Patron
Chief Justice (Retired) of the Supreme Court of India,
New Delhi, India

Anil B. Deolalikar, Ph. D., Distinguished Scholar
Professor & Associate Dean, Department of Economics,
University of California
Riverside, USA

Amir Ullah Khan, Ph.D., Distinguished Scholar
Director, Strategy, Planning and Management,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
New Delhi, India

Attaulla Khan, Trustee
IT Project Manager, CNSI
Baltimore, USA

B. L. Joshi, Advisor
CEO, Ctr. for Research and Debates in Development Policy,
New Delhi, India

B. L. Mungekar, Ph. D., Patron
Former member Planning Commission
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
Mumbai, India

Chris Smith, CPA
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Chicago, USA

Farah Naqvi, Patron
Member, National Advisory Council
New Delhi, India

Hyder Khan, M.D., Ph.D., Trustee
Founding member, Supporters of Human Rights in India
Trustee, Indian American Muslim Council
Minneapolis, USA

Jeemol Unni, Ph.D., Patron
Director, Institute for Rural Management
Anand, India

John. C. Caldwell, Ph.D., Patron
Professor Emeritus
Australian National University
Canberra, Australia

Honorable Keith Ellison, Patron
Member of Congress
Minneapolis, USA

Honorable Mani Shankar Aiyar, Patron
Former Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, India

Manzoor Alam, Ph.D., Patron
Chairman, Institute of Objective Studies
New Delhi, India

Mehtab Azam, Ph.D., Distinguished Scholar
The World Bank
Washington DC, USA

Muqtedar Khan, Ph. D., Distinguished Scholar
Professor of Political Science and International Relations
University of Delaware
Newark, USA

P. A. Inamdar, Patron
Chairman, Maharashtra Cosmopolitan Education Society
Pune, India

Parvez Ahmed, Ph. D., Distinguished Scholar
Professor of Finance, University of North Florida
Jacksonville, USA

Rafiq Dossani, Ph. D., Distinguished Scholar
Senior Research Scholar
Director of Center for South Asia
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

Ramaswamy Sudarshan, Patron
Policy Advisor-Legal Reform and Justice,
UNDP Asia Pacific Regional Centre
Bangkok, Thailand

Rakesh Basant, Ph.D., Patron
Chairman, Economics Program, Indian Institute of Management
Ahmedabad, India

Rasheed Ahmed, Trustee
Member Board of Directors,
World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists
Chicago, USA

Ravinder Kaur, Ph.D., Distinguished Scholar
Professor, Indian Institute of Technology
New Delhi, India

Honorable Salman Khurshid, Patron
Minister of Law and Justice, and Minister of Minority Affairs,
Government of India
New Delhi, India

Sayeeda Hamid, Ph.D., Patron
Member, Planning Commission
New Delhi, India

Shashi Tharoor, Ph.D., Patron
Former Under-Secretary General, United Nations
Member of the Parliament, India
Thiruvananthapuram, India

S.L. Rao, Patron
Former Director-General, National Council of Applied Economic Research
Former Chairman, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission
New Delhi, India

Sriya Iyer, Ph. D., Distinguished Scholar
Isaac Newton Trust Affiliated Lecturer
Faculty of Economics and Fellow of St. Catharine’s College
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Sudarshan Iyangar, Ph. D., Patron
Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Vidyapeeth
Ahmedabad, India

Tim Dyson, Ph. D., Distinguished Scholar
Professor of Population Studies, London School of Economics
London, UK

Syed Zameer Pasha, IAS (retd), Advisor
Founder, Alfalah Educational Institutions, Magadi
Bangaluru, India

Vijayendra Rao, Ph.D. Patron
Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank
Washington D.C.

Xhengis Aliu, Advisor
Publication & Multimedia
Chicago, USA

Zubair Patel, M.S., Trustee
President, PhyCom Inc.
Chicago, USA

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