Associate Professor, Jindal School of International Affairs
Fellow: Centre of India-Australia Studies
Dr. Jha is senior faculty with Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA), O P Jindal Global University and teaches international security.
He has served as Director (Research), Indian Council of World Affairs (2014-2017), and Deputy Director, National Security Council Secretariat (2012-2013). He was visiting fellow with Centre for International Security Studies, Sydney University (2009) and Institute for South Asian Studies, Singapore (2006) and regularly quoted in International Newspapers/Magazines-Nikkei Asian Review, South China Morning Post, Bangkok Post, Gulf News and International Business Times etc.
He authored books on India and China in Southeast Asia: Competition or Cooperation (2013) and India and the Oceania: Exploring Vistas of Cooperation (2016), and participated in high level dialogues in Germany, Belgium, Israel, China, New Zealand, and Australia.