Dr. Gulati is a Professor of Political Science in the Global Studies Department at Bentley University. He earned a Ph.D. in Government from the University of Virginia and B.A. in Political Science from UNC-Chapel Hill. His primary research interests are in political campaigns, digital campaigning strategies, the U.S. Congress, and congressional elections. Dr. Gulati's current projects are on analyzing the impact of scandals in congressional elections, the use and impact of outside money in congressional elections, and the growth and impact of digital advertising in campaigns.
At Bentley, he recently has taught Campaigns & Elections, Model U.S. Congress, Political Psychology, and Politics Through Film. He also has taught Political Data & Analytics (PMGT 6403) for the Graduate School of Political Management and previously taught at Wellesley College and the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute.
Dr. Gulati is a member of the executive council of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honors society, a member of the senior editorial boards of the Journal of Information Technology & Politics, and the Journal of Political Marketing. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Gulati was a survey researcher specializing primarily in designing assessment studies for higher education and surveys for non-profits, interest groups, and local governments. Before beginning graduate school, he was a legal assistant at Covington & Burling office and an intern on Capitol Hill.