is a historian and foreign policy analyst.
A graduate in history and Chinese foreign policy from the University of Delhi,
she is the author of The United States and China: Competing Discourses of
Regionalism in East Asia and a forthcoming monograph on the history and
significance of the Kashgar Consulate in bilateral relations between India and
China. She writes extensively on foreign policy for several acclaimed
international journals while remaining actively involved with her parent
discipline—modern Indian history.