Professor Harsh V Pant is a Professor of International Relations with King's India Institute. He is Director, Studies and Head of the Strategic Studies Programme at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He is also Director (Honorary) of Delhi School of Transnational Affairs at Delhi University.
Harsh has been a visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; a visiting fellow at the Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania; a visiting scholar at the Center for International Peace and Security Studies, McGill University; a visiting professor at O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat; a visiting professor at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; and an emerging leaders fellow at the Australia-India Institute, University of Melbourne.
His current research is focused on Asian security issues. His most recent books include New Directions in India’s Foreign Policy: Theory and Praxis (Cambridge University Press), India’s Nuclear Policy (Oxford University Press), The US Pivot and Indian Foreign Policy (Palgrave Macmillan), Handbook of Indian Defence Policy (Routledge), and India’s Afghan Muddle (HarperCollins).
Professor Pant writes regularly for various Indian and international media outlets including the Japan Times, the Wall Street Journal, the National (UAE), the Hindustan Times, and the Telegraph.
- International relations theory
- Security studies
- Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
- Asia-Pacific security
- South Asian politics
Harsh welcomes PhD students looking to research in the broad area of international relations, with a focus on the following topic areas: Asia-Pacific security issues, nuclear proliferation, South Asian security, and Indian foreign policy.
See Harsh's research profile
Pant, H. V. & Yhome, K., 1 Jan 2020, In : India Review. 19, 1, p. 33-51 19 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/14736489.2019.1710082
Pant, H. V., 8 Aug 2019, In : India Review. 18, 4, p. 386-406 21 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/14736489.2019.1662189
Goulter, C. & Pant, H., 28 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs. 1, 1, p. 21-44 Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Joshi, Y. & Pant, H. V., 4 Oct 2018, Oxford Univerity Press; Oxford. 218 p. (Indian Short Introductions) Research output: Book/Report - Book
Pant, H. V., 28 Sep 2018, Handbook on the United States in Asia: Managing Hegemonic Decline, Retaining Influence in the Trump Era. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, p. 244-263 20 p. Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter
Pant, H. V. & Biswas, A., 17 Sep 2018, In : Third World Quarterly. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/01436597.2018.1510731
Pant, H. V. & Rej, A., 5 Jul 2018, In : WASHINGTON QUARTERLY. 41, 2, p. 47-61 15 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/0163660X.2018.1485403
Pant, H. V. & Mehta, K., 1 Jul 2018, In : Asian Survey. 58, 4, p. 660-678 19 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Review article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1525/AS.2018.58.4.660
Pant, H. V. & Lidarev, I., 15 Mar 2018, In : India Review. 17, 2, p. 181-208 28 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1080/14736489.2018.1452416
Pant, H. V. & Passi, R., 1 Jul 2017, In : Asia Policy. 24, 1, p. 88-95 8 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article