Arup Maity is a Postgraduate Student at the Department of International Relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has an undergraduate degree from Jadavpur University. He was an Economic Adviser and Strategic Analyst in Hindustan Petroleum Gas Agency (Kakdwip Branch) during March 2018 – 2020. He is presently Volunteering in the Open Greek and Latin Project- Volunteer Program (Summer 2021) at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University from June 2021.
Harshita Singh is a student of Political Science at Miranda House, University of Delhi. She is industrious with an equal penchant for policymaking, international developments and foreign policy, which perfectly aligns with her interest in the field of Indo-Pacific region. Currently, she is working as a Research Intern for the Kalinga Institute of Indo- Pacific Studies.
Khushmita Dhabhai is a recent admit to Stanford University, where she will be pursuing her studies in International Relations. Her areas of interest include the exercise of statecraft in war and in peacemaking, as well as the role of ethics in international affairs. She also enjoys reading about the diplomatic history and the political philosophy that defines our ‘multiplex’ world.
Mohammed Baleegh has postgraduate degree in Geopolitics and International Relations from Manipal Academy of Higher Education. He has been a Changelooms-Changemakers Fellow funded by the U.S. Department of State, at Rubaroo Hyderabad (NGO). He has also been a member of The Dialogue Project, which was also funded by the U.S. Department of State (January 2020-March 2021
Neil Banerjee has done his graduation in Political Science (Honours) from The Bhawanipur Education Society College, affiliated to the University of Calcutta and post-graduation in South and Southeast Asian Studies from University of Calcutta (Alipore Campus), with specialization in Demography and Environmental Studies. His areas of interest include political developments in Southeast Asia and Indo-Pacific as well as India’s policies towards this region.
Niharika Shukla, is currently pursuing is currently pursuing Masters in Politics with specialisation in International Studies from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her research interests lies in Security Studies, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism, South Asian affairs and Gender issues
Priyanjali Simon is a freelance strategic analyst. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Geopolitics from Manipal Academy of Higher Education. Her research interests include U.S. Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy, India’s Foreign Policy Orientation in the Indo-Pacific and U.S. Policy towards South Asia. She has a number of commentaries and opinion pieces in prominent strategic affairs platforms and websites to her credit, more particularly on affairs of the Indo-Pacific.
Ritika Suneja is currently pursuing Masters in Politics and International Relations from Pondicherry University. She has done her graduation in Political Science (Hons) from PGDAVE College, University of Delhi and her research interest revolves around India-US relations and the trajectory of Indian foreign policy towards the US. She has also been associated with the Foreign Policy Research Center, New Delhi as a Research Intern ,wherein she worked under the India-South Asia vertical.
Sanchita Chatterjee is currently pursuing Ph.D. as a Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the Centre for Inner Asian Studies, School of International Studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi). She completed her B.A. (hons) and M.A. in Political Science, Jadavpur University (Kolkata) and her M.Phil. from Centre for Inner Asian Studies, SIS, JNU (New Delhi).
Swati Sulagna is a final year student, currently pursuing her Bachelors in
Political Science from BJB Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Swati
aspires to gain a comprehensive perspective of the prevailing international
political system, the various governments, the policies they frame as well as their
similarities and differences. Her research interests include Inter-state
interactions, theories of global politics, and the evolving political processes in
newly independent nations.
Sanjana BS is a Postgraduate in MA International Studies from Christ Deemed to be University. Her key area of interest lies in East Asian Studies, with a focus lies on Maritime Security Issues in the Indo Pacific Region. Her primary aim is to contribute to the field of International Relations through her research work and writings.
Uphar Dutta, currently pursuing Bsc. Animation and VFX, is a Freelance Graphic Designer, Movie Maker, Content Writer, VFX Artist and an upcoming professional Streamer. He is currently interning with KIIPS as a Graphic Designer.