Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago (1994)
B.A., Pomona College (1989)
Vijay Prashad is the author of sixteen books, including:
The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South
(Verso and LeftWord, 2013). Editions in Arabic, Japanese, Spanish and Turkish.
The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World (The New Press and LeftWord, 2007). Editions in Arabic, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Turkish.
Arab Spring, Libyan Winter (AK Press and LeftWord, April 2012). Edition in Turkish.
Uncle Swami: Being South Asian in America (The New Press and HarperCollins, June 2012).
He edits the Dispatches
series of books for LeftWord Books:
- Dispatches from Pakistan (LeftWord, 2012 and Minnesota, 2014).
- Dispatches from the Arab Spring (LeftWord, 2012 and Minnesota, 2013).
Prashad is a columnist for Frontline (India), a regular contributor to The Hindu (India) and a contributing editor for Himal South Asia (Nepal) and for Bol (Pakistan).
He is currently writing No Free Left: The Futures of Indian Communism (out in late 2014 from LeftWord Books) and Dispatches from Greater Arabia, based on his reporting from Greater Arabia from 2003 to 2014.