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Paul Wallace

Emeritus Professor
College of Arts and Science
Political Science

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Wallace, Paul

Dr. Paul Wallace (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He has been a consultant on South Asia to a member of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the US Attorney General’s Office, defense lawyers, and other agencies in North America and has received five Smithsonian funded awards for national election studies in India. In Sept. 2003, Prof. Wallace served as the expert witness on Sikh violence at the Air India trial in Vancouver, Canada. He lectures throughout India, almost on an annual basis. In 2009, he twice served as a consultant to the U.S. government in Washington, DC on India. In Dec. 2011, he lectured on “Democracy in India” and on” Kashmir” in Chandigarh and Pondicherry in India.


His research in India includes a Senior Fulbright Research Award, and funding from the Ford Foundation, the American institute of Indian Studies and various government and non-government groups in India. Professor Wallace is the author or editor of eight books and 40+ book chapters and articles.  His last co-edited book is India’s 2009 Elections: Coalition Politics, Party Competitionand Congress Continuity” Sage Publications, 2011, 412 pp. Wallace has been commissioned by Sage Publications to edit the 2014 India election book, his 5th national election study with Sage.


His most notable terrorism chapter publication is “Counterterrorism in India:  Khalistan & Kashmir” in Democracy and Counterterrorism: Lessons from the Past (Washington, DC:  U.S. Institute of Peace) 2007, pp. 425-482.

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