Deepa M. Ollapally

Deepa M. Ollapally is research professor of international affairs and director of the Rising Powers Initiative at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, where she is currently leading a project on power and identity and the worldviews of aspiring powers in Asia. Her research focuses on domestic foreign-policy debates in India, U.S.-India relations, and maritime security in the Indian Ocean. She is the author or editor of numerous books, including Energy Debates in Asia and Eurasia (2017, with Mike Mochizuki); Worldviews of Aspiring Powers (2012, with Henry Nau); and The Politics of Extremism in South Asia (2008). She holds a PhD from Columbia University.