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Dr Monika Chansoria

Senior Fellow & Head of China-study Programme
At CLAWS: From June 2008
Contact at: [email protected]

About the Researcher :

Presently, Dr. Monika Chansoria is based in Tokyo as a Senior Visiting Fellow at The Japan Institute of International Affairs. This is part of an extended academic sabbatical tenure.

Dr. Monika Chansoria is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi, where she heads the China-study programme. She holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Subsequently, she was awarded the prestigious Hérmes FMSH Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Centre for International Studies and Research in Paris. Dr. Chansoria has been awarded many prominent international academic fellowships, including at the Cooperative Monitoring Center (Sandia National Laboratories, USA), Japanese Global Chair of Excellence Fellowship (Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan) and the MSH Senior Fellowship as Visiting Professor and Associate Director of Studies (Paris).

Dr. Chansoria has authored numerous books including:

1) China, Japan, and Senkaku Islands: Conflict in the East China Sea Amid an American Shadow (2017)

2) Nuclear China: A Veiled Secret (2014)

3) China: Military Modernisation and Strategy (2011)

4) Chinese WMD Proliferation in Asia: U.S. Response (2009)

5) Pakistan’s Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Conflict Redux (co-edited, 2014)

Dr. Chansoria has contributed numerous peer-reviewed research papers and articles in various edited book volumes and academic journals. She is a regular participant in Track 1.5 & 2 diplomatic dialogues and contributes to national and international dailies. Besides, she also writes a regular column on foreign policy and strategic affairs for The Sunday Guardian newspaper.


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