Deepak Tripathi, PhD, FRHistS, FRAS, is a British historian of South Asia, the Middle East, the Cold War and America in the world. He is currently an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Roehampton. In a long career in journalism (1974-2000), including 23 years in the BBC, he worked as a foreign correspondent, commentator and editor. He set up the BBC bureau in Afghanistan in the early 1990s, and reported from Syria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India.
Local Conflicts and External Powers (Profile, Heriot-Watt University Alumni Magazine, Autumn 2010) pp 12-13.
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
PhD in social science, University of Roehampton London. Dissertation Title: A Critical Study of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars: Interests, Motives, Actions and the Makings of a Culture of Violence. Supervisors: Professor Martin Shaw and Dr Gregory Kent. Examiners: Dr Doug Stokes, Reader of International Relations, University of Kent, and Dr Eric Herring, Reader in International Politics, Bristol University
PGDBA, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
BA in politics, economics, sociology and English, Christian College, Indore
Researcher, University of Sussex (2002–2007)
Post-Graduate Study, Jawaharlal Nehru University (1973–1974)