The South Asian Studies Program is pleased to welcome Professor Binod Khadria to Rutgers for the 2017 calendar year as the inaugural Indian Council for Cultural Relations Chair (ICCR) Visiting Professor of India Studies. Professor Khadria is a Professor in the Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies in the School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. HIs areas of expertise include the economics of education, international migration and diaspora studies, international trade in services, and governance and law in education. In 2013, Rutgers-New Brunswick Chancellor Richard Edwards signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the ICCR at the Consulate General of India in New York City. Professor Khadria was selected by both Rutgers and ICCR in 2015 to join the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers, where he will be teaching courses in Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 in international migration and the economics of labor and trade. We look forward to Professor Khadria's participation in SASP events in the coming year!