International Forum on One Korea 2017:

Solutions to the Korean Peninsula Crisis


NOVEMBER 14-15 | Washington, D.C.


Dr. Jagannath P. Panda

Research Fellow and Centre Coordinator

East Asia Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, India

Dr. Jagannath P. Panda is a Research Fellow and Heads the East Asia Centre as coordinator in IDSA. His research expertise is: China-India Relations, China’s foreign policy, Balance of Power in Asia-Pacific, Northeast Asian Security, Korean Peninsula and Trans-Himalayan politics. Dr. Panda is the author of India-China Relations: Politics of Resources, Identity and Authority in a Multipolar World Order (Routledge, 2017).

Dr. Panda is in charge of the East Asia Centre’s academic and administrative activities, including the Track-II and Track 1.5 dialogues with the Chinese, Japanese and Korean think-tanks and institutes. He is a recipient of the V.K. Krishna Menon Memorial Gold Medal (2000) from the Indian Society of International Law & Diplomacy in New Delhi. He joined IDSA in 2006 and possesses more than ten years of research experience.

Dr. Panda is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Asian Public Policy (Routledge). He is also affiliated (honorary) to the Institute of Transnational Studies (ITS), Germany/Italy. He is the first South Asian scholar to receive the prestigious East Asia Institute (EAI), fellowship. He has also received a number of prestigious fellowships such as the STINT Asia Fellowship from Sweden, Carole Weinstein Fellowship from the University of Richmond, Virginia, USA; National Science Council (NSC) Visiting Professorship from Taiwan; Visiting Scholar (2012) at University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), USA and Visiting Fellowship from Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS) in Shanghai, China. He has been invited as a lead speaker to talks, seminars, conferences, and symposiums and has also chaired prominent events. Dr. Panda has published in leading peer-reviewed journals like Journal of Asian Public Policy (Routledge), Journal of Asian and African Studies (Sage), Asian Perspective (Lynne Reiner), Journal of Contemporary China (Routledge), Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs (Georgetown), Strategic Analysis (Routledge), China Report (Sage), Indian Foreign Affairs Journal (MD Publication), Portuguese Journal of International Affairs (Euro Press), etc.