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Mahika Khosla

Mahika Khosla

Mahika Khosla is a Junior Fellow with the South Asia Program at the Stimson Center. She graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Film & Media Studies. Mahika was selected to write a Senior Honors Thesis on the gaps in India’s refugee policy, where she examined how India’s geopolitical incentives, domestic electoral mandates, and local level cultural dynamics shape its ad hoc and arbitrary approach to refugees. Prior to joining Stimson, she interned at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, The Immigration Hub, and, and has extensive non-profit and grassroots organizing experience in India. Her research interests include the geopolitics of migration, climate-induced displacement, and human security and governance in South Asia. Mahika has native fluency in Hindi and working proficiency in Spanish.

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The Geopolitics of India’s Refugee Policy Domestic Politics

The Geopolitics of India’s Refugee Policy

On August 17, Indian Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs,…