Dibyesh Anand is the Head of the School of Social Sciences at the University of Westminster in London. He is a professor of international relations and the author of monographs Geopolitical Exotica: Tibet in Western Imagination and Hindu Nationalism in India and the Politics of Fear and has spoken about and published on varied topics including Tibet, China-India border dispute, Hindu nationalism and Islamophobia in India, and the colonial occupation in Kashmir. He is co-chair for the Westminster BME network and newly formed EDI committee. He identifies as queer in personal and political terms. He is available on Twitter @dibyeshanand.