Dr Stuti Bhatnagar

PhD - Politics and International Studies, University of Adelaide, Australia
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Asian Security, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Areas of expertise

  • Comparative Government And Politics 440803
  • Government And Politics Of Asia And The Pacific 440807
  • International Relations 440808

Research interests

  • Indian Foreign Policy Analysis
  • South Asian politics
  • India-Pakistan Relations
  • Domestic determinants of India's Foreign Policy
  • Role of Think Tanks as Non-State Policy Actors


Dr Stuti Bhatnagar is a Research Fellow (Asian Security) at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) at the ANU. At SDSC, she is also the Coordinator for the Graduate Research and Development Network on Asian Security (GRADNAS). She has previous experience as a Researcher and sessional academic with the University of New South Wales, Sydney and the University of Adelaide in South Australia. With a PhD in politics and international relations from the University of Adelaide, she specialises in Indian foreign policy and South Asian politics. Her research involves a closer look at the domestic determinants of India's foreign policy. She has several peer-reviewed academic publications to her credit and is the author of India’s Pakistan Policy: How Think Tanks Are Shaping Foreign Relations published by Routledge in 2021. 

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