• Dr Sriparna Pathak an Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Admissions at the Jindal School of International Affairs of O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana, India. She teaches courses on the Foreign Policy of China and Theories of International Relations. Her previous work experience covers Gauhati University, Don Bosco University; the Ministry of External Affairs, where she worked as a Consultant for the Policy Planning and Research Division, working on China’s domestic and foreign policies; think tanks like Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi and Kolkata respectively, South Asia Democratic Forum in Brussels where she is a Research Fellow and the Centre for Armed Forces Historical Research in New Delhi where she worked as a researcher. She has also served as a Board Member of the Centre for Southeast Asian Studies of Gauhati University.

    Awarded a Doctorate from the Centre for East Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2015, Dr Pathak is fluent in English, Mandarin and Indian languages like Hindi, Bengali and Assamese. She has been a recipient of the joint fellowship awarded by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India and the China Scholarship Council, Government of the People’s Republic of China. She spent two years in China, actively researching various aspects of China’s domestic economy. Her areas of interest are China’s domestic economy, trade and economic relations between India and China and China’s foreign policy and economic linkages with the world. She has been a resource person for various media organisations, colleges, Universities and think tanks within India and abroad. She continues representing India in various track 2 dialogues with China, and recently she was a part of the delegation for a discussion with the Chinese side on possibilities for cooperation in the post-pandemic world order.

education and training

  • Ph.D. in Chinese Studies, School of International Studies 2015
  • M.Phil. in Chinese Studies, School of International Studies 2010
  • M.A. in International Relations, School of International Studies 2008
  • B.A. in Journalism 2006

full name

  • Sriparna Pathak

primary email

  • spathak[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in