Dr. Sharad Joshi is a Research Associate at the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP). Previously, he was a postdoctoral fellow at CNS from Sept. 2006 to Oct. 2008. He holds a PhD from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on security issues in South Asia, especially nuclear proliferation and terrorism. At the Monterey Institute's Graduate School of International Policy Studies, he has taught courses on terrorism and weapons of mass destruction in South Asia. He has worked as a visiting fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis, New Delhi (Summer 2005), and adjunct instructor at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (Summer 2006). Sharad has also done consulting work on terrorism financing as well as proliferation in South Asia. Sharad earned a Master's degree in Politics (specialization in International Relations) from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He also holds a certificate in Asian Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, and briefly worked as a journalist for India Abroad newspaper.
- University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., International Affairs
- Jawaharlal Nehru University, M.A., Politics (International Relations)
- Assistant Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 2011-
- Postdoctoral Fellow, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 2006-2008