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Saroj Bishoyi

Research Assistant
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Joined IDSA

August 2010

Research Interests

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.

Current Project

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).

Select Publications

  • “Dual-Use Technology Transfer: Touchstone of US-India Strategic Relations”, The Tribune, New Delhi, 10 June 2010.
  • “International Terrorism and Religious Extremism: Challenges to US and India”, in M. Saleem Kidwai (ed.), US Policy towards Muslim World: Focus on Post-9/11 Period, Washington DC: University Press of America, 2010, pp. 267-288.
  • “US-India Strategic Partnership in Central Asia”, Journal of Peace Studies, Vol. 15, No. 1, January-March 2008.
  • “India-Pakistan Relations and Prospects of SAFTA: Political Conflict vs. Economic Cooperation”, International Journal of South Asian Studies (IJSAS), Vol. 1, No. 2, July-December 2008.
  • Demilitarization in J&K: Politicization of National Security”, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi, Article No. 2524, 26 March 2008.

Publications at IDSA