Dr Uma Purushothaman

Uma Purushothaman is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations and Politics at the School of Global Studies, Central University of Kerala, and was formerly a Research Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, and a Research Associate at the United Service Institution of India. She holds a PhD in International Studies at the Centre for Canadian, US and Latin American Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Besides authoring numerous book chapters, she edited the book, ‘Globalisation and Identity: Perspectives from India and Russia’ for ORF, New Delhi and co-authored, ‘Trends in Russia-China Relations: Implications for India’, also for ORF. With a focus on politics, foreign policy, and security, her research articles have been published in journals such as India Quarterly, International Studies, Journal of Peace Studies and Strategic Analysis.


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