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Dr. Shanthie Mariet D'Souza


Asien Gastwissenschaftlerin



Afghanistan, India, South Asia, Indo-Pacific; Terrorism and strategies in combatting terrorism; Countering violent extremism; Security sector reform; Organised crime, non-state actors and illicit economy; State and Peace building, Conflict prevention, management and resolution; Women, peace and development; Aid effectiveness, fragile states and post conflict stabilization; Strategic communications; Global public health; Gender, Migration and Human security; Non-traditional security challenges and Crisis Response; Great Power Politics, Global governance and Emerging Powers; Regional cooperation in South and South East Asia.


2021-2022:  Professor, Kautilya School of Public Policy, GITAM university, Hyderabad, India.

2018- 2022: Board Director, Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

2017-2023 : Visiting Faculty & Member, Research & Advisory Committee, Naval War College, Goa, India.

2020-2022: Non-resident Scholar, Middle East Institute, Washington,  D.C. 

2020-2022: International Adviser, Nordic Counter Terrorism Network, Helsinki, Finland.

2019-2022: Research Fellow, WeltTrends-Institut für internationale Politik, Potsdam, Germany.

2015-2022: Founder& President, Mantraya, Goa, India.

2014-2022: Adviser, Independent Conflict Research & Analysis, London.

2017: Visiting Research Associate, School of Business & Governance, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia.

2015-2016: Adviser, Independent Directorate of Local Governance, Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan.  

2014: International Election Observer, Afghanistan, International Election Observer (IEO) Project for the audit of Afghanistan's Presidential Runoff elections held on June 14, 2014.

2013: Senior Transition Consultant, United Nations Mine Action Service, Afghanistan,

2012-13: Strategic Studies Network Fellow, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.

2013-15: Project Associate, South and Central Asia Project, York Centre for Asian Research, York University, Toronto.

2011: Reviewer and Consultant for the country programme of ActionAid, Afghanistan.

2010-2014: Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

2006-2010: Associate Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India.

2005-2006: Visiting Research Associate & Fulbright Fellow, South Asia Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.