- Affiliation: University of Mumbai, India
Renu Modi is a Senior Lecturer and former Director (2008-2010) of the Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai. She is a political scientist and has graduated from the Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University. She received her Ph.D. from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Her recent books are, Beyond Relocation: the Imperative of Sustainable Resettlement (ed. Sage, New Delhi, 2009) and South- South Cooperation: Africa on the Centre Stage (ed. Palgrave Macmillan, United Kingdom, August 2011) she has published on issues of India-Africa economic relations from a historical as well a contemporary perspective in reputed journals. She has also served as the social development consultant with the Inspection Panel of the World Bank.