Brahma Chellaney


Brahma Chellaney is a Professor Emeritus of strategic studies at CPR. A specialist in international security and arms control issues, Professor Chellaney has held appointments at Harvard, the Brookings Institution, the School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, and the Australian National University.

He is the author of nine books, and has served as a member of the Policy Advisory Group headed by the foreign minister of India. Until January 2000, he was an advisor to India’s National Security Council, serving as convener of the External Security Group of the National Security Advisory Board.

Professor Chellaney is a frequent contributor to public conversation about international security on television and in print. He writes opinion pieces for the International Herald Tribune, the Wall Street Journal, the Japan Times, Mint, the Economic Times, and the Times of India. Professor Chellaney has a PhD in international studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University.