Rakhahari Chatterji was UGC Emeritus Fellow in Political Science at Calcutta University. He has taught Political Science for over 45 years now. He was a visiting faculty in many international universities such as University of Michigan, University of Chicago and University of Virginia. Dr Chatterji was a professor in Political Science and the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Calcutta University.
He has written and edited around 10 books and over 80 papers, published in various national and international journals and newspapers. His most recent published works are Tulanatmak Rajniti Parichaya (Bengali version of Comparative Political Analysis, 2011), Introduction to Comparative Political Analysis (2010) and Comparative Politics: History, Methods and Approaches (2003). He has also edited Politics India: The State-Society Interface (2009).