Dr. Vikas Gupta is Associate Professor in the Department of History, University of Delhi. His broad area of academic research includes historical and contemporary aspects of education in modern India with special focus on curricular knowledge, social inequalities, state policies and school practices. Besides this, he is interested in the history of language, nationalism and community relations in South Asia; and in the history of modern France. He has widely written on these themes; taught courses on these issues to Post-Graduate students; and delivered numerous lectures at different internationally and nationally renowned educational institutions. His recent book is Vikas Gupta, Rama Kant Agnihotri and Minati Panda, (Ed.), Education andInequality: Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Challenges , Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan. Earlier he jointly published a volume: KM Shrimali, Vikas Gupta, Shalini Shah and others, Teaching History, New Delhi: Aakar, 2013. He is Advisory Editorial Board Member of Contemporary Education Dialogue published by Sage.