Aparna Pande is Research Fellow & Director of Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia. Aparna wrote her PhD dissertation on Pakistan’s foreign policy. Her major field of interest is South Asia with a special focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Foreign and Security Policy. Aparna has contributed to The American Interest, The Hindustan Times, The Live Mint, Huffington Post, Sunday Guardian, and Real Clear World.
A 1993 graduate of Delhi University, Aparna holds a Master of Arts in History from St. Stephens College at Delhi University and a Master of Philosophy in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Aparna Pande received a Doctorate in Political Science from Boston University in 2010.
Aparna Pande’s first book titled ‘__Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Escaping India__’ was released in March 2011 by Routledge. Her second book ‘__From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy__’ (Harper Collins India) was released in July 2017. Aparna Pande is also the editor of ‘Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan’ (Routledge, August 2017). Pande is currently writing her next book on India’s foreign and security policy.