image of Judith Brown Judith Margaret Brown is Beit Professor of Commonwealth History at Oxford and a Fellow of Balliol College. She was born in India in 1944 and was educated at Girton College, Cambridge. Dr. Brown has been an Official Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Girton College (1968-71); Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader Elect in History at the University of Manchester (1971-90). Her publications include: Gandhi's Rise to Power: Indian politics 1915-1922; Gandhi and Civil Disobedience: the Mahatma in Indian politics 1928-1934; Men and Gods in a Changing World; Modern India: the origins of an Asian democracy; Gandhi: Prisoner of Hope (ed. with R. Foot); Migration: the Asian experience (ed. with M. Prozesky); Gandhi and South Africa: principles and politics; and Nehru (1999).