Author Cyrus Khandalavala

Cyrus Khandalavala is a sophomore at USC majoring in International Relations and the Global Economy. His academic interests include development theory, international finance, and institutional reform, as well as medical and economic anthropology. Cyrus’ overall aim is to write thoughtfully and comprehensively about globally-entangled issues, in order to convey distinct understandings and advocate for those who are flattened by the dominant field of view. Outside of his major, Cyrus is still a huge nerd and enjoys reading depressing Russian novels, studying the make-up of Los Angeles, and being too academic about music and stand-up comedy.


The wave of anti-globalization that has overwhelmed the West over the past year has left…