Harsh V. Pant

Adjunct Fellow (Non-resident), Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies

Professor Harsh V. Pant is distinguished fellow and head of strategic Studies at Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi. He holds a joint appointment as professor of international relations in the Defence Studies Department and the India Institute at King’s College London.  He is also a nonresident fellow with the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. He has been a visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore; a visiting fellow at the Center for the Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania; a visiting scholar at the Center for International Peace and Security Studies at McGill University; and an emerging leaders fellow at the Australia-India Institute at the University of Melbourne.  His current research is focused on Asian security issues. His most recent books include The US Pivot and Indian Foreign Policy (Palgrave Macmillan), Handbook of Indian Defence Policy (Routledge), and The US-India Nuclear Pact: Policy, Process and Great Power Politics (Oxford University Press). Pant is a columnist for the Diplomat and writes regularly for various media outlets, including the Japan Times, the Wall Street Journal, the National (UAE), and the Hindustan Times.