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  • Shayesta Nishat Ahmed

    Research Analyst
    +91 11 2671 7983

    Shayesta Nishat Ahmed is a Research Analyst at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), New Delhi. She is associated with the Defence Economics and Industry Centre. Her area of research includes defence industry and diplomacy, nuclear security, and maritime security.

    Previously, she has worked as an Associate Fellow at the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS) and National Maritime Foundation (NMF), New Delhi. She has been a Teaching Assistant for the course on Arms Control and Disarmament Diplomacy, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and has interned at the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), Sapru House, New Delhi.

    She has completed her PhD and M.Phil from the Centre for International Politics, Organization, Diplomacy and Disarmament (CIPOD), Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her PhD thesis is titled “Explaining the Pursuit of Sea-Based Nuclear Deterrence: Case Studies of India, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.”

    Publications at MP-IDSA [+]