Rishika Chauhan

Dr Rishika Chauhan is a MacArthur funded Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS), King’s College London. Her research focuses on sanctions and non-proliferation, with an emphasis on the Indian and Chinese perspectives.

She has held teaching and research positions at the University of Delhi, the Observer Research Foundation, the Indian Pugwash Society, Boston University, and Yale-NUS College. She has worked as a Visiting Scholar at the India Centre of China West Normal University and as a contributing writer for Asia Pacific Daily. She has a doctorate in Diplomacy and Disarmament, from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She is also an alumnus of Wilson Centre’s International Nuclear History Boot Camp, and Asia-Pacific Nuclear History Institute.

Dr Chauhan has received scholarships from the Government of India’s Indian Council of Social Science Research, Mandarin Learning Scholarship from the Government of China, and grants from Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Political Science Association (IPSA), and International Studies Association, among others.