Gordon Johnson is President of the Royal Asiatic Society.
He was President of Wolfson College Cambridge 1993-2010.
He edited Modern Asian Studies from 1971 to 2008 and was General Editor of the New Cambridge History of India. His publications include Provincial Politics and Indian Nationalism (1973); A Cultural Atlas of India (1995); and University Politics: F M Cornford’s Cambridge and his advice to the young academic politician (1994).
He is currently writing about Cambridge University Press in the twentieth century.