Urvashi is a Fellow at ORF, working on ORF's Global Governance and Climate & Development Initiatives. Her research focuses on southern partnerships for humanitarian and development assistance, India's role in global development processes, the politics of refugees and forced migration, and normative contestation in global governance institutions. Urvashi regularly consults for the United Nations and other international organisations, and is a member of the World Humanitarian Summit thematic and regional working groups. She is also Associate Professor in International Relations at the Jindal School of International Affairs, where she heads the Center for Global Governance & Policy. Urvashi has a PhD and MPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford, UK.