Sanjay K Bhardwaj, Professor and Former Chairperson, Centre for South Asian Studies & Former Director, Energy Studies Programme at School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His area of specialisation includes; India's Foreign Policy, Politico-Security, Socio-Economic and Foreign policy Issues of South Asian Countries. He is recipient of SRT Fellow Award 2009-10, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, on 'Constesting Identities in Bangladesh: Secular and Islamic Frontiers'. He was also recipient of ASIA Fellows Awards 2010-11 (ASIA Scholarship Foundation, Bangkok), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Bangladesh Perspective on India: A Study Water Sharing issues since 1996'.
He has also been 'Chinese Academy of Social Science-ICSSR Fellow-2013', Beijing, China on 'China's South Asia Policy'. He has also been SUSI Fellow 2018 on National Security Policy Making at University of Delaware, USA. Currently, He has completed three research projects on following subjects: 1. India's Energy Security: Inter-regional Cooperation to Energy Security Society 2. India's Neighbourhood Policy: Small and Big Neighbours in South Asia 3. Identity Politics in Bangladesh: Implications for India He has authored three books/monographs and over three dozen articles, research papers. He has successfully supervised more than 25 Ph D scholars on South Asia.