Falguni Tewari

Visiting Associate

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Falguni Tewari is a Visiting Associate with the Centre for Strategic Studies at ORF. Her research at the Foundation focuses on Indian foreign policy, paradiplomacy in Indian states, domestic (electoral) politics in India, climate change and governance, and issues pertaining to global development.

Falguni’s research interests also include sustainable development and international trade. A historian by training, Falguni did her undergraduate study from Delhi University’s St. Stephen’s College and graduated with a Masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2016. Her dissertation at the LSE focused on how India has evolved to foreground and mainstream climate change adaptation and mitigation within its developmental framework.

Prior to joining the LSE, Falguni also worked as an editorial intern with the Times of India for a period of 3 months.


  • Indian foreign policy
  • Domestic (electoral) politics in India
  • Paradiplomacy (sub-national diplomacy)
  • Climate Change
  • Sustainable Development

Current Position(s)

Research Assistant, Centre for Strategic Studies

Past Position(s)

  • Project Support Assistant at the LSE South Asia Centre
  • Editorial Intern at Times of India (Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.)


  • MSc International Relations, Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
  • BA (Hons) History, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi

Language Fluency

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Sanskrit
  • Urdu
  • French