Sripathi Narayanan is an Assistant Professor with the Jindal School of International Affairs of O.P. Jindal Global University. He holds a Doctorate (Ph.D.), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Masters of Arts (M.A.) from the University of Madras. Prior to joining O.P. Jindal Global University, Sriapthi Narayanan had worked in the Ministry of external Affairs, Government of India as a Consultant with the Policy Planning and Research Division. He has also worked and interned with New Delhi based think-tanks, including the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS).