Arjun Guneratne is Professor of Anthropology at Macalester College. He is a former committee member of the Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka, once served as the Secretary of the Sri Lanka Natural History Society, and helped to establish a Sri Lankan environmental NGO, Environmental Foundation. His latest co-edited book is Pathways to Power: The Domestic Politics of South Asia. Professor Guneratne was formerly editor of Himalaya.
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.