Senior Research Fellow
University of Central Lancashire
Boria Majumdar is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Central Lancashire having recently moved base from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia where he was previously a Distinguished Visiting Fellow. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto since 2007 and Director of the Centre for Academic Excellence at the Cricket Association of Bengal, India. A well-known media figure, he has made television programmes for Times Now, Ten Sports, ESPN, NDTV, Headlines Today and has written books on the history and politics of cricket in India and across the world and articles for the Times of India, Outlook, Wisden and Anandabazar Patrika. Majumdar is Executive Academic Editor of the Routledge journals Soccer & Society and Sport in Society, Deputy Executive Academic Editor of The International Journal of the History of Sport and General Editor of the Routledge Series, Sport in the Global Society.