MUKHERJEE, Rohan |

MUKHERJEE, Rohan

Rohan Mukherjee

Assistant Professor (Joint appointment by courtesy)

Princeton University, Department of Politics, 2016: Ph.D.

Rohan Mukherjee
Contact Details

DID: +65 6601 5292
Personal website

Office Location

Yale-NUS College, Cendana RC3-01-3C 
28 College Avenue West, #01-501
Singapore 138527


Profile

Rohan Mukherjee is an assistant professor of political science at Yale-NUS College, with a joint appointment by courtesy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Previously, he was a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a non-resident visiting fellow at the United Nations University (UNU) in Tokyo. He received his PhD in Politics (International Relations) from Princeton University, and a Master’s in Public Affairs (MPA) from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton. He has held research positions at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi; the National Knowledge Commission, Government of India; and Innovations for Successful Societies at Princeton University.

Rohan Mukherjee - CV

Publications

Edited Books

  • Poised for Partnership: Deepening India-Japan Relations in the Asian Century (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016), co-edited with Anthony Yazaki

Articles in Referred Journals

  • “The False Promise of India’s Soft Power,” Geopolitics, History, and International Relations, 6:1, 2014
  • “From High Ground to High Table: The Evolution of Indian Multilateralism,” Global Governance, 17:3, July 2011 (co-authored with David M. Malone)
  • “Indian Foreign Policy and Contemporary Security Challenges,” International Affairs, 87:1, 2011 (coauthored with David M. Malone)
  • “India and China: Conflict and Cooperation,” Survival, 52:1, Feb/Mar 2010 (co-authored with David M. Malone)
  • “The Shock of the New: India-US Relations in Perspective,” International Journal, LXIV:4, Autumn 2009 (co-authored with David M. Malone)

Chapters in Edited Books

  • “Nuclear Ambiguity and International Status: India in the Eighteen-Nation Committee on Disarmament, 1962-69,” in Manu Bhagavan (ed.), India and the Cold War (UNC Press, submitted)
  • “Statuspolitik as Foreign Policy: Strategic Culture and India’s Nuclear Behavior,” in Huang Jing and Daniel Bell (eds.), National Cultures and Foreign Policy Making in a Multipolar World (submitted)
  • “Indian Multilateralism and the Global Human Rights Order,” in Doutje Lettinga and Lars van Troost (eds.), India, Foreign Policy and Human Rights (Amsterdam: Amnesty International, 2015)
  • “India,” in Ajit Banerjee (ed.), Global Perspectives on the Foreign Policies of Major Powers (New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2015)
  • “India’s International Development Program,” in Srinath Raghavan, David M. Malone and C. Raja Mohan (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Indian Foreign Policy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)
  • “Continuity and Change in India’s Foreign Policy,” in Benny Teh Cheng Guan (ed.), Security and Foreign Policy in Asia (Singapore: World Scientific, 2014)
  • “Dilemmas of Sovereignty and Order: India and the UN Security Council,” in WPS Sidhu, Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Bruce Jones (eds.), Shaping the Emerging World: India and the Multilateral Order (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Press, 2013) – co-authored with David M. Malone
  • “Polity, Security, and Foreign Policy in Contemporary India,” in T.V. Paul (ed.), South Asia’s Weak States: Understanding the Regional Insecurity Predicament (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010) – coauthored
    with David M. Malone

Articles in Specialised Journals

  • “What can economic interdependence do for Asia (Commentary),” Asian Journal of Public Affairs, 7:1, 2014
  • “Can’t Buy Me Love: India’s Foreign Aid and Soft Power,” Seminar, 658, June 2014
  • “India and the UN Security Council: An Ambiguous Tale,” Economic and Political Weekly, 48:29, 2013 (co-authored with David M. Malone)
  • “Global Responsibilities: India’s Approach,” Jindal Journal of International Affairs, 1:1, October 2011 (coauthored with David M. Malone)
  • “Towards a Legitimate Role for Foreign Higher Education Institutions,” Seminar, 587, July 2008

Web Articles

  • “The International Politics of Status,” India in Transition, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania, November 2014
  • “Stranger in a Strange Land: India’s Economic Diplomacy in South Asia,” Science, Technology and Security Forum, Manipal University, 2014
  • “The Perceptions of Others: World Opinion and Indian Foreign Policy,” India in Transition, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania, August 2013
  • “Embattled Sovereignty: India, the UN and Humanitarian Intervention,” India in Transition, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania, February 2013
  • “Redefining Responsibility: India on the UN Security Council,” Pragati: The Indian National Interest Review, Issue 54, September 2011
  • “For Status or Stature? India in the Multilateral System,” Pragati: The Indian National Interest Review, Issue 47, February 2011 (co-authored with David M. Malone)

Policy Briefs

  • “India and the Asian Security Architecture,” German Marshall Fund, December 2014 (co-authored with Vipin Narang)
  • “Challenges of a Multipolar World: The United States, India, and the European Union in the Asia- Pacific,” German Marshall Fund, July 2013 (co-authored with Clara O’Donnell)
  • “Implementation of Civil Service Legislation in Vietnam: Strengthening Elements of a Position-Based System,” co-authored policy report, Princeton University
  • “India’s Development Priorities: Issues and Challenges along the path to 2015,” Background Paper, Asia 2015 Conference sponsored by DFID, World Bank and Asian Development Bank, March 2006

Case Studies

  • “Reviving the Administration: Bihar State, India, 2005-2009,” Innovations for Successful Societies, Princeton University
  • “Coalition Building in a Divided Society: Bihar State, India, 2005-2009,” Innovations for Successful Societies, Princeton University
  • “Clearing the Jungle Raj: Bihar State, India, 2005-2009,” Innovations for Successful Societies, Princeton University
  • “Promoting Peace Through Development: Assam State, India, 2001-2009,” Innovations for Successful Societies, Princeton University
  • “Provincial Secessionists and Decentralization: Papua New Guinea, 1985-1995,” Innovations for Successful Societies, Princeton University
  • “Decentralizing Authority in Post-Suharto Indonesia: The Big Bang Theory, 1998-2010,” Innovations for Successful Societies, Princeton University (co-authored with Richard Bennett and Itumeleng Makgetla)

Opinion

  • “Meet India’s new nationalists,” The Indian Express, October 18, 2015
  • “Bringing Tokyo closer to New Delhi,” The Hindu, December 26, 2014 (co-authored with Anthony Yazaki)
  • “The less said, the worse,” The Indian Express, July 29, 2014
  • “India needs a new foreign policy doctrine,” South Asia Monitor, August 22, 2013
  • “Inaccessible India,” The Hindu, August 12, 2013
  • “India must get in on the ground floor,” The Hindu, January 18, 2013 (co-authored with Shailey Hingorani)
  • “India and China: Can Two Tigers Share A Mountain?” The Sunday Guardian, March 21, 2010 (coauthored with David M. Malone)
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