Political Science and International Studies
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Nalanda Roy

Dr. Nalanda Roy
Associate Professor

Nalanda Roy is an Assistant Professor of International Studies and Asian Politics in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at Georgia Southern University, Armstrong Campus. She has published a book titled Bitter Moments – The Story of Indonesian Fragmentation by Minerva Publications in 2015, and The South China Sea Disputes – Past, Present, and Future by Rowman & Littlefield in 2016. Nalanda holds an MA in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Toledo and a Ph. D. in Global Affairs from Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey. She also has an M. Phil, and an MA in International Relations from India. Nalanda is the associate editor for the Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs published by SAGE. She serves on several editorial boards and has also published a number of peer-reviewed articles and book reviews to her credit. Her research interests lie in global politics, Asian Politics, security and immigration, conflict resolution and international law, Globalization and human rights. Nalanda is the coordinator of the Asian Studies minor program at Georgia Southern University.

Research and Teaching Interests: International relations, comparative politics, Area Studies (South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Asia-Pacific), U.S. foreign policy, international security and immigration, maritime security, energy security, international law, Globalization and social movements, human rights.

International relations, comparative politics, Area Studies (South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Asia-Pacific), U.S. foreign policy, international security and immigration, maritime security, energy security, international law, Globalization and social movements, human rights.

Current Research:

  • Immigration and Security-Post 9/11
  • The Role of ASEAN in addressing Ocean Governance in Asia
  • Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar–The Story of the Rohingyas
  • Using Qualitative Analysis to Explore the South China Sea Disputes

Last updated: 8/5/2019

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