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Tanvi Madan

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Tanvi Madan

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, The Brookings Institution
Tanvi Madan

Tanvi Madan is a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program, and director of The India Project at the Brookings Institution. Her work explores India’s role in the world and its foreign policy, focusing in particular on India's relations with China and the United States. She also researches the U.S. & India’s approaches in the Indo-Pacific, as well as the development of interest-based coalitions, especially the Australia-India-Japan-U.S. Quad. Madan is the author of the book Fateful Triangle: How China Shaped US-India Relations during the Cold War. Her ongoing work includes a book project on the recent past, present, and future of the China-India-US triangle, and a monograph on India’s foreign policy diversification strategy. Madan is a member of the editorial board of Asia Policy, and a contributing editor at War on the Rocks. Previously, Madan has been a Harrington doctoral fellow and teaching assistant at the University of Texas at Austin, a research analyst at Brookings, and worked in the information technology industry in India. She has authored several publications on India's foreign policy and been cited by media outlets such as the Associated Press, The Economist, Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. In addition to a PhD in public policy from UT- Austin, Madan has a MA in international relations from Yale University and a bachelor's degree in history from Lady Shri Ram College, India.