Rajeshwari KrishnamurthyDeputy Director
Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy's research focuses on issues in foreign policy and international security such as geopolitics, grand strategy, political stability, armed conflict, peace processes, and rule of law in South Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Bangladesh), and where relevant, Central and West Asia. Concurrently, she works on the interpretation and implementation of UNSC Resolutions 1325 and 2250 in the South Asian context. At IPCS, she also coordinates the Centre for Internal and Regional Security (IReS). Rajeshwari edits the annual Women and Public Policy Journal (WPPJ) published by the Organization for Policy Research and Development Studies, Afghanistan, and is an advisory council member at the Women & Peace Studies Organization–Afghanistan. She has been a Visiting Fellow at the Stimson Center, Washington, DC, and a Beyond Borders Women in Conflict 1325 Fellow, funded by the Scottish government. Prior to IPCS, she was the Content Manager for Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations, Mumbai.