Faisal Devji is Professor of Indian History at the University of Oxford. Devji has held faculty positions at the New School in New York, Yale University and the University of Chicago, from where he also received his PhD in Intellectual History. He was a Junior Fellow at Harvard University, and Head of Graduate Studies at the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London, from where he directed post-graduate courses in the Near East and Central Asia. He is a Fellow at New York University’s Institute of Public Knowledge and Yves Otramane Chair at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Devji has focused on the intellectual history and political thought of modern South Asia, as well as the emergence of Islam as a global category.