Professor Shishir K. Jha is Associate Professor at the Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, IIT Bombay. He holds a dual Masters degree in Business Administration and International Relations and a PhD in Political Science from Syracuse University.
He has over fifteen years of teaching experience at different institutions, including IIT Bombay and Ithaca College, New York. He has also taught as a visiting faculty at IIM Bangalore and IIM Kozhikode.
Prof. Jha is actively engaged in analyzing and theorizing various aspects of the knowledge economy, particularly the impact of digitisation on knowledge flows. He was twice awarded the Best Teacher Award from the School of Management and has graduated 4 doctoral students. He has been
actively involved with institutional building practices within IIT Bombay.