Nayan Chanda

Director of Publications and Editor of YaleGlobal, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization

Nayan Chanda is the Director of Publications and the Editor of YaleGlobal Online magazine at the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. For nearly thirty years before he joined Yale University, Chanda was with the Hong Kong-based magazine the Far Eastern Economic Review as its editor, editor-at-large, and correspondent. In 1989-90, Chanda was a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington. From 1990-1992, Chanda was editor of the Asian Wall Street Journal Weekly, published from New York.

He is the author of Brother Enemy: The War After the War and coauthor of more than a dozen books on Asian politics, security, and foreign policy including Soldiers and Stability in Southeast Asia and The Political Economy of Foreign Policy In Southeast Asia. His most recent books are The Age of Terror: America and the World After September 11, which he coedited with Strobe Talbott, and Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization.

Nayan was the recipient of the Shorenstein Award for 2005. The award honors a journalist not only for a distinguished body of work, but also for the particular way it has helped an American audience understand the complexities of Asia. It is presented jointly by the Shorenstein Forum at Stanford and the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University.

He is an invited panelist on the Washington Post's PostGlobal and a member of the editorial boards of GlobalAsia and New Global Studies. He also writes a fortnightly column for Businessworld.

Last Updated: September 4, 2017