Emerging Leaders

Harsh Pant

Harsh is a Reader in International Relations in the Defence Studies Department at King’s College London and former lecturer in the Department of Defence Studies. He is also an Associate with the college’s Centre for Science and Security Studies and an Affiliate with its India Institute. His current research is focused on Asian security issues.

Recent books that Dr Pant has authored or edited include The US-India Nuclear Deal: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics (2011); The Rise of China: Implications for India (2011); China’s Rising Global Profile: The Great Power Tradition (2011), The China Syndrome: Grappling with an Uneasy Relationship (2010), Indian Foreign Policy in a Unipolar World (2009), and Contemporary Debates in Indian Foreign and Security Policy: India Negotiates Its Rise in the International System (2008). Dr Pant obtained his Ph. D from the University of Notre Dame in the USA, an M. Phil from Jawaharlal Nehru University India, and BA (hons) Delhi University, India.