Sharad Joshi

Associate Fellow, International Security Programme

Biography

Sharad Joshi is an assistant professor in the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies Program (NPTS) at the Graduate School of International Policy and Management (GSIPM), at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

Dr. Joshi joined the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in 2006 as a Postdoctoral Fellow after completing his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.

He has also been associated with the institute’s Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) as a research associate and its interim director.

Dr. Joshi’s research focuses on various facets of terrorism and nonproliferation matters in South Asia, such as terrorist financing networks; and the interest of terrorist actors in CBRN materials and weapons.

He earned a master's degree in politics from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

Past experience

2011 - presentAssistant Professor, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
2014-15Interim Director, Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
2006-11Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Middlebury Institute of International Studies