Dr. Rupakjyoti Borah is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gujarat, India. He earned his doctorate from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Dr. Borah was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), Tokyo (December 2011-March 2012), and Visiting Fellow at the Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge, U.K. in 2009. An Australian Studies Fellow, he visited and conducted research at the premier universities in Australia in 2005. His writings have been published in newspapers, books, journals, magazines and websites internationally. Dr. Borah has participated in international conferences in New Zealand, Australia, India, Portugal, Taiwan, and Japan.