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Yogesh Joshi

Yogesh Joshi, PhD

Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow

CISAC Encina Hall 616 Serra Street Stanford, CA 94305

Research Interests

Indian nuclear policy | History of nuclear weapons proliferation | International security


Prior to joining CISAC as a Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow, Yogesh Joshi was an Associate Fellow in the Strategic Studies Program at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He recently received his PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University specializing in Indian foreign and security policy. He has held fellowships at George Washington University, King’s College London and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington DC. His research has appeared in or is under review in Asian Security, International History Review, International Affairs, Survival, US Naval War College Review, Comparative Strategy, Harvard Asia Quarterly, India Review, Asia Policy, Journal of Asian Security and International AffairsWar on the Rocks, World Politics Review and the Diplomat. He has co-authored two books: The US ‘Pivot’ and Indian Foreign Policy: Asia's Emerging Balance of Power (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and India in Nuclear Asia: Regional Forces, Perceptions and Policies (Orient Blackswan (South Asia) forthcoming 2017; also being reviewed by Georgetown University Press for North America). A monograph titled 'India’s Evolving Nuclear Force and Implications for U.S. Strategy in the Asia-Pacific' was published by the Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College in 2016. Currently, he is writing a history of India's Nuclear Submarine Program. His research is supported by the MacArthur Foundation.