Thom Wolf, DLitt (GCU), PhD (Andrews University), professor of global studies
University Institute, New Delhi India
DR THOM is a life member, Indian Sociological Society; sustaining fellow, Society for Applied Anthropology; fellow, American Anthropological Association; and has been a contributing editor, Forward Press, India’s first fully bilingual (Hindi-English) news magazine. His involvements in Southeast, Central, and South Asia include:
Bhubaneswar, India; and Tirpude Institute of Management Education, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India. Writing on the caste system, Jotirao and Savitribai Phule, cultural geo-lifezones, and development and social change, his lectures and presentations include the departments of philosophy, business, education, sociology, anthropology, leadership and political science with Indiana U, Baylor U, U of Mary Hardin-Baylor, U of Texas, Art Institute of SF, California State U LA, Syracuse U, Columbia U, Yale U, Harvard U, American U UAE, Beijing Cultural U, Delhi U, Jamia Millia Islamia U, JNU, Kabul U, Quaid-i-Azam U Islamabad; Tyndale U College Toronto, Urban Life Intrnl Vancouver, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Budget & Treasury Academy Moscow – Russian Federation Ministry of Finance, and National U of Singapore. His works have been translated into Chinese, Thai, Hindi, Marathi, Urdu, Arabic, Dari, Nepali, Spanish, German, Russian, Greek, and Turkish.
From India, Dr Thom’s publications include: https://www.academia.edu/38717251/Progress_Prone_and_Progress; The Global Conversation: Euro-NAfrica-MidEast Prague 2002; India Progress-Prone 2008; Phule: His Own Words 2011, in Hindi and Marathi; Switzerland & Nepal 2012; and WV3 Geo Lifezones 2015.
Since India: “Development & the Indian Social System” Comparative Civilizations Review 2016; “Religious Nonfreedoms Traditions & Lack of Universal Education in the Indian Social System” in Religious Liberty & the Law Routledge 2018; “India’s Education Problems: Phule’s Critique” at Indian Social Institute New Delhi 2018; with P. Copan, “Another Dimension of the Moral Argument” Routledge 2020; and “Resources and Researchers: Short Commentaries on Listening to Emic and Etic Voices” Society for Applied Anthropology (https://www.appliedanthro.org/publications/news/august-2020/researchers-and-resources) 2020.