Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
Farah Godrej is a Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside. Her areas of research and teaching include Indian political thought, Gandhi’s political thought, cosmopolitanism, globalization, and comparative political theory. She also studies contemporary issues such as environmental justice, food politics, and mass incarceration, with an emphasis on the intersection of scholarship and activism. Her research appears in leading academic journals such as American Political Science Review, Political Theory, and Political Research Quarterly, among many others. She is the author of Cosmopolitan Political Thought: Method, Practice, Discipline (Oxford University Press, 2011) and her latest book, Freedom Inside? Yoga and Meditation in the Carceral State (Oxford University Press, 2022) was named the winner of the 2023 Charles Taylor Book Award, as well as runner-up for the 2023 Lee Ann Fujii Award for Innovation in the Interpretive Study of Political Science and the 2023 American Association of Publishers PROSE award for scholarly excellence.
You can learn more about Farah Godrej on the UCR Faculty Webpage and her personal website.