Sumitha Narayanan Kutty
Sumitha Narayanan Kutty is an Adjunct Research Associate at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore. She is also a Leverhulme Doctoral Fellow in the Centre for Grand Strategy, King’s College London and affiliated with the Sectarianism, Proxies and De-sectarianisation (SEPAD) project based at Lancaster University. She works on issues related to security, foreign policy and rising powers with an empirical focus on South Asia and the Middle East.
Sumitha is co-editor (with Rajesh Basrur) of India and Japan: Assessing the Strategic Partnership (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) and has published in journals such as International Politics, The Washington Quarterly and Asia Policy. She is a frequent commentator in the media including Bloomberg, Al Jazeera, The Diplomat, The National Interest, Lawfare, The Hindu, Hindustan Times and Bourse & Bazaar.
She holds multiple degrees in journalism from India and a master’s degree in security studies from Georgetown University, Washington DC.