Visting Research Scholar
M.S. Chadha Center for Global India

Akash Kapur is a writer and journalist whose work focuses on utopia, technology and the intersection of the two. He is the author of two books, “Better to Have Gone: Love, Death, and the Quest for Utopia” and “India Becoming.” He is a former columnist for the New York Times, and writes regularly for the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, and various other publications. He is a senior fellow at The GovLab (NYU), where his work focuses on data policy and the legal and ethical implications of emerging technologies like AI. He is a member of the founding Academic Advisory Council for Krea University, a liberal arts university in India. D.Phil. Oxford University