Kuldeep Mathur has taught at Jawaharlal Nehru University and at Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi. He has been Director, National Institute of Education Planning and Administration and Rector of Jawaharlal Nehru University. Recepient of awards for his academic contributions from University Grants Commission, Indian Council of Social Science Research and Indian Institute of Public Administration, he has been a member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration. He has published on subjects such as public policy processes, bureaucracy, decentralization and state-society relations. His recent publications are Policy Making in India (2009) co-author) and From Government to Governance A Brief Survey of Indian Experience (2008). He was Founding Director of Centre for the Study of Law and Governance.