Dr. Pramod Jaiswal is a Research Director at Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement. He has been a regular and visiting faculty at different universities of Nepal (Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, Pokhara University and Army Command and Staff College) and China (China Foreign Affairs University, Fudan University, Tongji University, and Qinghai University of Nationalities). He is Visiting Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories, Cooperative Monitoring Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US; Senior Fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi and Researcher at South Asian Studies, Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. Previously, he has worked with Manohar Parikkar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi and as Delhi Correspondent with the Rising Nepal. He is the Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of International Affairs, Kathmandu; Member of the Academic Committee at the Pangoal Institution, Beijing; Member of International Advisory Committee, Journal of Liberty and International Affairs, Macedonia; and the Editor in Chief of Journal of Security and International Studies and member of Subject Committee of International Relations and Diplomacy, Tribhuvan University. He holds Masters, M. Phil and PhD from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has authored, edited and co-edited around dozens of books and the most recent are ‘Rebalancing Asia: Belt and Road Initiative and Indo-Pacific Strategy’ published by Springer, Singapore and “South Asian Women in International Relations’ published by Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore.