Dr Pooja Bhatt is the author of Nine-Dash Line: Deciphering the South China Sea Conundrum (Knowledge World 2020). Besides working extensively on maritime issues-particularly Indo-Pacific and the South China Sea, Pooja writes on issues related to defence, and Asian Security Architecture. Dr Bhatt's articles and interviews are frequently published in several acclaimed newspapers both in India and internationally.
Previously, she taught as an Assistant Professor in the School of Defence and Strategic Studies at the Rashtriya Raksha University, Gandhinagar. Prior to that, she worked at the Centre for Air Power Studies and the Indian Council of World Affairs.
Dr Pooja Bhatt received her doctoral degree from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2021. She also holds a diploma in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS) from Yeosu Academy, Korea Maritime Institute. She was a UGC NET Senior Research Fellow in Defence and Strategic Studies.