Christine Fair - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


C. Christine Fair is a provost’s distinguished associate professor within the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  She studies political and military events of South Asia and travels extensively throughout Asia and the Middle East. Her books include In Their Own Words: Understanding the Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (OUP 2019); Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army’s Way of War (OUP, 2014); and Cuisines of the Axis of Evil and Other Irritating States(Globe Pequot, 2008).

She has published creative pieces in The Bark, The Dime Review, the New Reader Magazine, Clementine Unbound, Awakenings, Fifty Word Stories, Better than Starbucks and has forthcoming pieces in Badlands Literary Journal and Bluntly Magazine. Her scholarly website is She blogs at She tweets at @CChristineFair.