ICSSR Doctoral Fellow, Center for South Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Mr Rishi Gupta is an Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Doctoral Fellow at the Center for South Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Kathmandu based Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs. He has completed his MPhil in Foreign Policy Studies and Masters in South Asian Studies from the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute for South Asia Regional Cooperation where he was awarded the prestigious South Asia Foundation Fellowship. He was a visiting fellow at the Institute of South Asian Studies, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. His extensive research works have appeared in edited books and journals. He writes for leading Indian dailies The Pioneer, Deccan Herald, and Dainik Jagran, and international forums like International Public Policy Review, East Asia Policy, South Asia Democratic Forum, The Diplomatist, South Asian Voices and Manorama Yearbook. His areas of research interest include China, China and its neighbours, South Asian Politics, Eurasian Politics, India-Nepal and Nepal-China Relations, Nepal’s National Security and Global Strategic Studies.