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  • R. Vignesh

    Research Analyst
    +91 11 2671 7983

    Dr. R. Vignesh is a Research Analyst in the Military Affairs Centre. He joined MP-IDSA in August 2021 and researches on the unfolding geopolitical dynamics of the Indo-Pacific region and its implications to India’s National Security and Regional Security of South Asia.

    He has a Master of Arts & Master of Philosophy in Defence & Strategic Studies from the University of Madras. He has also qualified UGC-NET for Defence & Strategic Studies. In 2016 he was awarded the prestigious Research Fellowship from the History Division, Ministry of Defence for pursuing doctoral research in the topic “New Gunboat Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific and its Implications for India’s Maritime Security”. He received doctorate degree from the University of Madras in January 2022.

    Prior to joining MP-IDSA, he worked as a Lecturer in the Department of Defence & Strategic Studies, University of Madras. He was also appointed by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) as a Lesson Writer for its senior secondary school textbooks for subjects of Military History and Military Studies.

    His Publications includes:

    • Jamadhagni, Utham Kumar., & Vignesh, R. Gunboat Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific. Journal of Indian Ocean Studies.26, No. 3 (Aug - Dec 2018) (pp. 188–200) (ISSN 0972-3080)
    • Vignesh, R. Gunboat Diplomacy in the South China Sea and Its Implications for Regional Security. In G. Jayachandra Reddy (Ed.), South China Sea: Emerging Scenario (pp. 210-221) New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2018 (ISBN 978-93-86618-57-3)
    • Vignesh, R. Sustainable Development and Climate Change: A South Asian Perspective. In S. Manivasakan. (Ed.), India’s March Towards Development 2030: Issues and Challenges. (pp. 29-35). Chennai: UGC – Centre for South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Madras. 2017 (ISBN: 978-93-830-71-043)
    • Vignesh, R. (2014). Women in Armed Forces. In S. Shakthi , S. Kalavathi, A Bhanu Gayatri Devi & A.Venila. (Eds.), Woman Power and Social Change (pp. 191-194). Chennai: Today Publication. (ISBN: 978-93-81992-26-5)

    Publications at MP-IDSA