Contact Information & Background
Associate Professor and Director
International Affairs Program
Office: PMH 261
- Ph.D. in Political Science, McGill University
- M.A. International Relations, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
- B.A. (Honours) English, Delhi University, India
- IA 101: Introduction to International Affairs
- IA 201: Research methods in International Affairs
- IA 376: IA Senior Capstone
- IA 351: Asian International Affairs
- IA 351: Causes of War, Paths to Peace
- MB 351: Examining the Asian Growth Story
Teaching and Research Interests
- Asian international affairs
- Asian political economy
- Chinese and Indian security and foreign policies
- War and peace in world politics
- Nehru's Legacy in Kashmir: Why a Plebiscite Never Happened,” India Review, vol. 15, no. 1, 2016, 1-21.
- Nuclear Doctrines and Stable Strategic Relationships: The Case of South Asia,” International Affairs, vol. 92, no. 1, 2016, 1-20. (with T.V. Paul).
- “Showing Character: Reputation and the Sino-India Dispute, 1957-1962,” Asian Security, vol. 11 (2), Summer 2015, 99-115.
- “India and the US ‘pivot’ to Asia: Convergence without change,” in William Tow and
Douglas Stuart eds. The New US Strategy Towards Asia: Adapting to the American Pivot (London: Routledge, 2015), 184-200.
- “Status Accommodation through Institutional Means: India’s Rise and the Global Order,”
in T.V. Paul, Deborah Larson, and William C. Wohlforth, eds., Status in World Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), 165-191. (with T.V. Paul).
- “Foreign Policy Making in India: Looking for Theoretical Explanations,” in Amitabh
Mattoo and Happymon Jacob, eds., Shaping India's Foreign Policy: People, Politics and Places (New Delhi: Har Anand Publishers, 2010), 46-77. (with T.V. Paul).
- “Why the US-India Nuclear Accord is a Good Deal,” Survival 49 (4), 111-22. (with T.V. Paul).