The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs is proud to host a Director's Seminar on "Making Sense of the South Asian Peace Process,” with Ashley J. Tellis, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington D.C. He is also a Senior Consulting Fellow for South Asia at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London, and a Special Government Employee with the U.S. Department of State. Before his current appointment at Carnegie, he was a member of the Foreign Service with the U.S. Department of State and served as Senior Advisor to the Ambassador at the Embassy of the United States in India. He has also served on the National Security Council staff and as a Senior Policy Analyst and Professor of Public Analysis at RAND Graduate School.

His research interests focus on international relations theory, military strategy and proliferation issues, South Asian politics, and U.S.-Asian security relations.

He has authored two books: India’s Emerging Nuclear Posture, and InterpretingChina’s Grand Strategy: Past, Present, and Future, as well as numerous articles.