Jayita Sarkar is a research fellow with the Security Studies Program at the MIT Center for International Studies. Her expertise is in international security, nuclear proliferation, foreign policy analysis, and South Asia. Sarkar's work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including Cold War History, The International History Review, and Critique international and policy-relevant publications such as The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, The National Interest and Foreign Policy. Sarkar was previously a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. She holds a doctorate in international history and politics from Switzerland's Graduate Institute Geneva.