Jabin T. Jacob is Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations and Governance Studies, and Director of the Centre of Excellence for Himalayan Studies at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi National Capital Region. He is Adjunct Research Fellow at the National Maritime Foundation, Visiting Faculty at the Naval War College, Goa and Non-Resident Fellow at the Centre for Social and Economic Progress, New Delhi. He was formerly Fellow and Assistant Director at the Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi and Associate Editor of the journal, China Report. Jacob holds a PhD in Chinese Studies from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and has spent time as a student / researcher / faculty in Taiwan, Singapore and France. His research interests include Chinese domestic politics, China in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region, Sino-Indian border areas, Indian and Chinese worldviews, and centre-province relations in China.
Jacob’s latest publications included two co-edited special issues for the China Report journal on the Communist Party of China’s 100th anniversary (February and August 2022) and co-edited volumes titled, How China Engages South Asia: Themes, Partners and Tools (2023) and China’s Search for ‘National Rejuvenation’: Domestic and Foreign Policies under Xi Jinping (2020). Some of his work can be found at https://indiandchina.com/