Dr. Damodar Panda did M.A., M.Phil and Ph.D. at University of Delhi, Delhi. He studied Chinese language at Beijing Languages Institute, and did research on China`s forign policy at Peking University, Beijing from 1990-92. He has written articles in various journals. He has presented papers on China in several national and internatioanal seminars.
Presently, he is working as Reader, Department of Central Asian Studies, Punjab University, Chandigarh. Earlier, he worked as Lecturer at Universtiy of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.