Husanjot Chahal is a Research Analyst at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). Prior to CSET, she worked in the World Bank’s Corporate Security division, and at Prevalent, Inc., a cybersecurity risk management firm in Washington, D.C. She also worked in New Delhi-based research organizations including the Indian Ministry of Defence’s Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), and the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), examining security issues in South Asia. Husan's research has featured in the European Parliament, U.S. House of Representatives, NATO, and several leading publications such as The Diplomat, National Defense, Politico, Fortune, and Analytics India Magazine.
Husan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College at the University of Delhi, a Master’s degree in International Security and Terrorism from the University of Nottingham, and a Master’s degree in Security Studies from Georgetown University. While studying at Georgetown she was the Walsh School of Foreign Service’s Junior Centennial Fellow and a researcher at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. She is a recipient of Georgetown University’s Global Citizen Award (2019) and the Director’s Citizenship Award (2018).