Mrittika Guha Sarkar
Associated Research Fellow
Mrittika Guha Sarkar is SIS Dean’s Awardee and Graduate Assistant at the School of International Studies (SIS), The American University, Washington DC, USA. She is further Research Fellow working with the Changing Aid Signature Research Initiative (SRI), at the American University. She has previously been associated with the Chinese Language Center, National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, Taiwan, as a Language Scholar, and the Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi as a Research Scholar in Chinese studies. In addition, she has worked at the Centre for Strategic Studies and Simulation, The United Service Institution of India as a Research Associate, and the East Asia Centre at the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA) as a Project Assistant. Her area of focus mainly encompasses China’s foreign policy and strategic affairs. She has also researched on India-China relations, as well as the geostrategic affairs of the Indo-Pacific region, and East Asia’s geopolitics and security affairs, focusing on the regional developments of Japan and the Korean Peninsula.
Publications by Mrittika Guha Sarkar
Japan in the Indo-Pacific: Investing in Partnerships in South and Southeast Asia
Executive Summary: China’s engagement in the Southeast Asian region has been a fulcrum for change. Tokyo perceives Chinese behavior to be a threat to the rules-based order that has been […]
Xi Jinping and the Administrative Hierarchy and Subdivisions in China
Summary China under Xi Jinping has witnessed systemic changes with emphasis on central control, urbanization and industrialization. Policies such as the National New-Type Urbanization Plan (2014–2020) have enhanced urbanization in […]