US-India Defence and Security Relations; US Foreign and Security Policy towards South Asia; South Asia; India’s Internal and External Security Issues; International Relations Theory
Ph.D. in International Relations, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; M. Phil. in International Relations, University of Hyderabad, A Central University, Hyderabad.
US-India Cooperation in Transfer of Dual-Use Technology; US-India Defence and Security Relations
His doctoral thesis is on US-India Security Relations, 1995-2006 and M. Phil. dissertation is on the Emerging Dimensions of Indo-US Security Partnership, 1991-2001. He was awarded the ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship (2007-08) and the UGC Doctoral Scholarship (2006-07) to undertake doctoral research. He has worked as a researcher at the Selected Works Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti, New Delhi (2009-2010); the National Centre of International Security and Defence Analysis (NISDA), University of Pune (2009); the National Security Research Foundation (NSRF), for the project India’s National Security Annual Review (INSAR), New Delhi (2006-2008). He taught to Graduate and Post-Graduate students in the subject of International Relations and Theory at the Correspondence College, University of Delhi (2004-05 to 2006-07).