Palwasha Khan is a CSSPR Nuclear Scholars Fellow of the 2021 cohort. Palwasha has an MPhil in Strategic Studies from the National Defense University (NDU), Islamabad, with her dissertation focusing on nuclear signaling patterns in South Asia. She has secured a certificate of merit in academic excellence from NDU in MSc. Strategic and Nuclear Studies. Her areas of interest are nuclear deterrence, strategic stability, and nuclear security.