Dr N. Janardhan is a Senior Research Fellow in Gulf-Asia Programme at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy,
Abu Dhabi. With over 20 years of regional expertise, he analyzes and unravels the
evolving multi-dimensional partnerships between the countries of the Gulf and Asia.
His academic publications include – A New Gulf Security Architecture: Prospects and
Challenges for an Asian Role (ed., Gerlach); India and the Gulf: What Next? (ed.,
Gulf Research Center Cambridge); and Boom amid Gloom: Spirit of Possibility in the
21st Century Gulf (Ithaca).
With a PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Dr Janardhan is also Managing
Assistant Editor of the Journal of Arabian Studies (Routledge).
In his previous stints, he has served as a political analyst in government and private
institutions in the United Arab Emirates and India.