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Kanti Bajpai

Dr. Kanti Bajpai is Vice Dean of Research at the Lee Kuan Yew (LKY) School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Dr. Bajpai’s areas of interest include international security, Indian foreign policy, and national security. He is currently working on a book on Indian grand strategic thought. Before joining the LKY School, he was Professor of International Politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Professor in the Politics and International Relations of South Asia at Oxford University. From 2003 to 2009, he served as Headmaster of The Doon School in India. He taught at the Maharajah Sayajirao University of Baroda, and has held visiting appointments at Wesleyan University, Columbia University, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has also held visiting appointments at the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace, Notre Dame University, the Brookings Institution, and the Australian Defence Force Academy. Most recently, he was a Distinguished Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi, India. Dr. Bajpai writes a regular column for the Times of India (New Delhi) and the Telegraph (Kolkata).