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Godbole, Avinash Anil



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  • Dr. Avinash Anil Godbole is Associate Professor and Associate Academic Dean at JSLH. Previously he was Research Fellow at the ICWA and before that he was Research Assistant at IDSA. His doctoral thesis is on the Political Economy of China’s Environment. He was a Visiting Fox Fellow at the Macmillan Center at Yale in 2007-08. He has written extensively on these subjects in academic and media publications. He has been part of the India-China Think tank Forum and has been involved in various other track 1.5 and track 2 events. He is also a Visiting Faculty at the Naval War College, Goa since June 2020.

research overview

  • His area of research includes Theories of International Relations, Asian Security Architecture, China’s Rise, Environmental Changes in China, Minorities in China, Domestic Politics in China, China’s Asia strategy and India-China Relations.

full name

  • Avinash Godbole

primary email

  • agodbole[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in