Tunku Varadarajan studied law at Oxford University. Currently, he is Virginia Hobbs Carpenter research fellow at the Hoover Instituut at Stanford University, editor of Hoovers in-house publication Defining Ideas and editor of Politico Europe, for the comment section ‘Forum’. Previously, he worked for Newsweek, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and The Times of London. Varadarajan is visiting scholar at the Journalism department of New York University and taught law at Trinity College, Oxford. He was also connected to the Stern School of Business at New York University and the Journalism departments of Columbia University and the City University of New York.