Dr Louise Tillin (BA Cantab, MA UPenn, DPhil Sussex) is Lecturer in Politics at King's College London, and Deputy Director of the King's India Institute. Before coming to King’s, Louise was the Joyce Lambert Research Fellow in Politics at Newnham College, University of Cambridge. She has taught subjects including Indian Politics, the Political Economy of Development and Development anagement at Cambridge, LSE, SOAS, Sussex and the Open University. She completed her DPhil at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, and was formerly a Thouron scholar in South Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining academia, Louise worked in various roles in BBC News including as a South Asia analyst.