Poulomi Chakrabarti is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Studies at Queen’s University. Her research interests include political economy of development, identity politics, and urban politics with a regional focus on India. Her work has been supported by the International Growth Center (IGC), American Institute of India Studies (AIIS), Smith Richardson Foundation, Library of Congress, Queen’s, Brown, Harvard, Oxford, Columbia, MIT, and IDS Sussex. She received a M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Brown University where she was a GPD trainee. She also holds a Masters in International Development from MIT.