Dr. Suhrud is a renowned scholar in the field of political science and cultural history. He has extensively worked on the life and thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi and the social and cultural history of modern Gujarat. Prior to joining CEPT University, his past academic affiliations include the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, the DAIICT, Gandhi Nagar, and the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla. Dr. Suhrud is the Chairman of the Governing council of MICA. Dr. Suhrud has translated various literary and social science texts between Gujarati and English. He was given the Katha Award (1999) and Sahitya Akademi Award (2010) for his translation work. Some of his recent work includes, multi-volume project of translating and editing the Diaries of Manu Gandhi in association with the National Archives of India and a twenty-volume archival project “Letters to Gandhi” at the archives of Sabarmati Ashram, Rashtravaad, Rabindranath Tagore, four volume Gujarati Novel Saraswati Chandra by Govardhanram Tripathi amongst others.