J. P. Singh

Institute for International Cultural Relations, University of Edinburgh

J. P. Singh is director of the Institute for International Cultural Relations and chair and professor of culture and political economy at the University of Edinburgh.

Previously, Singh was professor of global affairs and cultural studies at George Mason University and distinguished senior fellow in the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs. He has also advised international organizations such as UNESCO, the World Bank, and the World Trade Organization. Singh was co-principal investigator for the official report to President Clinton from the White House Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in 1999-2000.

He is also editor of the journal Arts and International Affairs and Stanford's book series on emerging frontiers in the global economy. From 2006 to 2009, Singh was editor of Review of Policy Research, the journal specializing in the politics and policy of science and technology.

His books include Sweet Talk: Paternalism and Collective Action in North-South Trade Negotiations, Negotiation and the Global Information Economy, and Globalized Arts: The Entertainment Economy and Cultural Identity.

Last Updated: July 18, 2017