Sushant Singh joins CPR as Senior Fellow

6 November 2020

The Centre for Policy Research (CPR) is delighted to welcome Sushant Singh who joins as Senior Fellow.

Sushant Singh was a lecturer in political science at Yale University and the Deputy Editor of The Indian Express, reporting on strategic affairs, national security and international affairs. He won the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Prize for Excellence in Journalism for 2017 and 2018. Prior to becoming a journalist, he served in the Indian Army for two decades, including multiple stints in Jammu and Kashmir. It also included a tenure as United Nations Military Observer with the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations in Cote d'Ivoire.

Yamini Aiyar, President and Chief Executive, CPR, said, “It is a privilege for me to welcome Sushant Singh to the CPR family. Sushant has worn many hats in his illustrious career and brings to the fore a diverse range of experiences- in academia, journalism and the armed forces. His depth of experience and knowledge of international affairs and national security will be an invaluable addition in strengthening CPR’s International Relations research and in our institutional quest to better understand the changing dynamics of geopolitics in India and the world."

Singh is also the author of Mission Overseas: Daring Operations by the Indian Military (Juggernaut Books, 2017) and co-author of Note by Note: The India Story 1947-2017 (HarperCollins India, 2018).

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