Professor Pal Ahluwalia -  Office of the Vice-Chancellor

Vice-Chancellor & President Professor Pal Ahluwalia, BA MA Sask., PhD Flin.

Professor Ahluwalia studied for his Bachelors and Master of Arts from the University of Saskatchewan and later went to get his PhD from Flinders University. He has a wide academic and administrative experience as he has previously served as the Professor of the Politics at Adelaide University, visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Professor with the Goldsmiths College at the University of London, where he also served as the Director of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies and Professor at UC San Diego. Prior his appointment as the VC&P of USP, he served as the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation at the University of Portsmouth. Professor Ahluwalia is a prolific publisher, both in terms of volume and prestige. He is the sole author of four books, Politics and Post-colonial Theory: (1) African Inflections; (2) Post-colonialism and the Politics of Kenya; (3) Plantations and the Politics of Sugar in Uganda; and (4) Post-structuralism's Colonial Roots. He is also an editor or co-editor of a number of journals, including three Routledge journals, Social Identities, African Identities and Sikh Formations which are A ranked Journals.

Contact Details:
Email:     pal.ahluwalia(at)
Phone: (679) 323 2026
Fax:      (679) 323 1550

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