Aasim Khan is a social scientist with cross-disciplinary interests in the theories of new media and social networks and their intersection with the field of politics, policy and democracy in contemporary India. He completed his B.Sc. from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and holds an MA from the AJK Mass Communications Research Center, Jamia Millia Islamia. He also holds an MA in Global Media from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. In 2012, he was awarded the Global Institute Fellowship to pursue a PhD in Contemporary India at King’s College London. Over the years, Aasim’s research have appeared in various academic journals, recent publications include the Economic and Political Weekly (2013), Global Policy (2014) and Culture Unbound (forthcoming). He has also contributed to research anthologies published by Penguin India and Zubaan (2012) and Orient Blackswan (forthcoming).