Prof. Kanti Prasad Bajpai

Kanti Prasad Bajpai is currently Vice Dean Research and Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

Before this, he was Professor in the Politics and International Relations of South Asia, Oxford University (2009-2010), and Headmaster, The Doon School, Dehra Dun, India (2003-2009).

From 1994 to 2003, he was Professor of International Politics in the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He was Chairman of the Centre in 1997-98 and 2003.

Dr. Bajpai has also taught at the Maharajah Sayajirao University of Baroda (1989-91), and was a visiting scholar at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1992-93.

Dr. Bajpai has held various fellowships. In 1993-94, he was Resident Fellow of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi. He was Visiting Fellow at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace, Notre Dame University and the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., in 2000-1. In May-June 2002, he was Visiting Fellow at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), Canberra.

Dr. Bajpai’s most recent book is Roots of Terrorism. He is presently finishing books on Indian strategic thought and India-China relations.

Dr. Bajpai is a regular commentator in the Indian press and radio and television where he specializes on international affairs and Indian foreign and security policy. In 2012, he was awarded the K. Subrahmanyam Award for Excellence in Research in Strategic and Security Studies, New Delhi, India.