Kanti Bajpai

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Kanti Bajpai

International Relations Scholar; Professor in the Politics and International Relations of South Asia at Oxford University

Kanti Bajpai is Indian TV's most popular face on International affairs and one of India's most prolific and influential international relations scholars.

Education & Career
An alumnus of The Doon School, Dehradun, Prof Bajpai graduated with a Masters in Political Science from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. After a short teaching stint at his alma mater, Mr. Bajpai went back to North America to do a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of… 

Kanti Bajpai is Indian TV's most popular face on International affairs and one of India's most prolific and influential international relations scholars.

Education & Career
An alumnus of The Doon School, Dehradun, Prof Bajpai graduated with a Masters in Political Science from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. After a short teaching stint at his alma mater, Mr. Bajpai went back to North America to do a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Illinois.

Prof Bajpai's career as an academic has spanned across all geographical boundaries and frontiers. He taught at the University of Baroda, after which he went back to the United States to teach for a semester at Wesleyan University. In 1993 he returned to India to be a resident fellow at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies. Thereafter he joined the department of International Relations at JNU.  While in the US, he was as a Visiting Fellow at the Kroc Institute, University of Notre Damus and at the Brookings Institution, Washington DC. Most recently he was a Visiting Fellow at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra.

No stranger to the enterprise of learning, Prof Bajpai is currently the Headmaster of The Doon School, Dehradun

Books authored and co-authored
Prof Bajpai has authored, co authored and co edited many books, mostly on Indian foreign policy themes. Some of the publications include Roots of Terrorism; Brasstacks and Beyond: Perception and Management of Crisis; The Peacock and the Dragon: India-China relations in the 21st Century; International Relations Theory in India: An Anthology of Recent Writings.

Research Areas

International Relations Theory
Security Studies
South Asian Politics
Indian foreign and security policy 

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