Garima Mohan is a research associate at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. She focuses on UN peacekeeping and conflict management as well as the foreign and security policy of rising powers, particularly India.
Her current research focuses on theorizing the impact of rising powers on peace operations and conflict interventions as part of the pilot project “Changing World, Changing Interventionism,” funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research. She is also working on the EU-India policy dialogues on global governance and security, in a project jointly conducted by GPPi and Carnegie India and funded by the EU delegation to India. She has published widely on a number of issues, including EU-India relations, EU security strategy in South Asia and Indian foreign policy, particularly its approach to peacekeeping and the responsibility to protect.
Previously, Garima was a researcher within the NFG Research Group “Asian Perceptions of the EU” at the Free University of Berlin. There, she worked as an expert on Indian foreign and security policy, comparative Indian and Chinese approaches to security, and EU-Asia relations. She has conducted extensive field research in India and a number of interviews with policymakers in New Delhi, Berlin and Brussels on security policy. She was also the editor of the NFG Working Paper Series.
Garima holds a PhD in political science from the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies, a joint program of the Free University in Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance and the Berlin Social Science Center. She also holds a master's degree in global politics, with distinction, from the London School of Economics, and a bachelor’s degree in history from St. Stephen’s College in New Delhi.
Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, German
by Katrin Kinzelbach, Garima Mohan
Amnesty International Netherlands
by Garima Mohan
by Garima Mohan
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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