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Sandip Mishra is Assistant Professor of Korean Studies at University of Delhi. He worked as Lecturer of Political Science and International Relations at the J.V. College, Baraut for around one year before joining University of Delhi. He completed his Master degree in International Politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and obtained his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the same university. He studied Korean Language in Korea in 2006 and 2010 at the Yonsei University and Sogang University. He has been Visiting Fellow and Visiting Scholar at Kim Dae-jung Presidential Library and Museum, Institute for Far East Studies, Kyungnam University, Sejong Institute, Northeast Asia History Foundation, and Korean Institute for International Economic Policy.

He has published several articles in Indian and Korean academic journals along with book chapters and contributed opinion articles to Indian and Korean newspapers such as Korea Times, Indian Express, Financial Express, Pioneer, and Statesman. He has presented his research papers in India, China, South Korea, North Korea, and United Kingdom. Security Dynamics of East Asia and Korean Peninsula is his forthcoming book. His latest article “India and Republic of Korea: Growing Strategic Partnership”, was published in Foreign Affairs Journal, July-September 2012 Issue.


South Korea-Japan Rapprochement: A Net Positive for Bilateral Relations and Regional Stability
05 May 2023

South Korea, Japan, and the US appear to be strengthening their trilateral ties, and the main catalyst of this possibility is South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol

Significance of Washington Declaration
03 May 2023

It is strange that whereas few commentators are surmising that the South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol’s six-day visit to the US in the late-April 2023 has not achieved anything substantial, North Korea

Costs of Contesting China
27 Apr 2023

South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said in an interview with Reuters on April 18 that the increased tension around Taiwan is because of China's attempt

Testing the Strength of India-Japan Relations
26 Apr 2022

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited India in March this year. In a joint press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kishida raised the issue of Russia’s “aggression” with Ukraine.

A New South Korean President: What Challenges Await Yoon Suk-Yeol?
05 Apr 2022

In an exceptionally close South Korean presidential election, Yoon Suk-yeol of the opposition People Power Party (PPP) defeated Lee Jae-myung of the Democratic Party

Why it’s high time for a woman to lead ILO
19 Jan 2022

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is due to get a new director general in October this year and it would be good if a woman, and that too from the Asian region

Between the US and China: Japan’s Layered Balancing Act under Kishida
30 Dec 2021

On 24 December 2021, after procrastinating for more than a month, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary, Hirokazu Matsuno finally announced his country’s decision to not send a government

Covid-19 Pandemic and Contextualizing South Korea’s Success
01 May 2020

Amidst a sense of despair, there are examples of few countries apart from China, who have dealt with the pandemic quite effectively. South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam could be cited as few of these success stories (Jo 2020). Among these countries, South Korean case is of particular interest...

Summit Diplomacy and Denuclearizing North Korea
16 May 2018

Undoubtedly the summit diplomacy so far has raised huge hopes for denuclearization of North Korea and the establishment of a peace regime in the Korean peninsula. However, the odds are still huge but statesmanship, diplomacy, a positive sum model, being accommodative, inclusiveness and futuristic approach by the concerned parties may bring the desired success.

Areas of interest

Korean Politics, International Relations of East Asia and Korea, North Korean Nuclear Issue, East Asian Security, India-Korea Relations


Current Positions

Past Positions

    • Lecturer of Political Science and International Relations at the J.V. College, Baraut
    • Visiting Fellow, Kim Dae-jung Presidential Library and Museum, Institute for Far East Studies, Kyungnam University,
    • Visiting Fellow, Sejong Institute & Korean Institute for International Economic Policy


    • PhD. SIS, JNU
    • MA. International Politics, JNU

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