Associate Fellow, International Security
Sharad Joshi

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Dr. Sharad Joshi joined the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey in September 2006 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.

At MIIS he has been a research associate at CNS and the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP).

His research focuses on various facets of terrorism in South Asia, as well as nonproliferation issues in the region.

Dr. Joshi also teaches several courses at GSIPM, including courses on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction in South Asia and South-East Asia, and Policy Analysis.

He is a graduate of the Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS), and holds a certificate in Asian Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.

He has been a visiting fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis, New Delhi (2005), and an adjunct instructor at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (2006).

He briefly worked as a journalist for India Abroad newspaper and holds a PhD from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. 

Areas of expertise

  • Terrorism and insurgency in South Asia 
  • Nuclear nonproliferation in South Asia

Past experience

2011Assistant Professor, Terrorism and Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California
2006 - 11Postdoctoral Fellow, James Martin Center For Nonproliferation Studies; Research Associate, Monterey Terrorism Research Program (MonTREP), Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California