Shashank Joshi is a Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies and a doctoral student of international relations at Harvard University’s Department of Government. He specialises in international security in South Asia and the Middle East. Mr. Joshi holds a Masters degrees from Cambridge and Harvard, and previously graduated with a Starred First in politics and economics from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University. During 2007-8, he was a Kennedy Scholar from Britain to the United States.
He has taught as a supervisor and teaching fellow at both Cambridge and Harvard, and also worked for the the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in Moscow on electoral analysis and democratic training projects, Citigroup in New York in their regulatory reporting division, and in RUSI’s Asia Programme on India and global security issues. He is a graduate of the Columbia-Cornell Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS).
He has published peer-reviewed work in academic journals, commented on international affairs for radio and television, and written for newspapers including the New York Times, Financial Times, Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, and Foreign Policy.