China Studies Centre

Research Scholars

Dr. Justin Joseph

Dr. Justin Joseph completed his PhD in July 2020 from Center for China Studies, IIT Madras. He was awarded Institute Pre-Doctoral Fellowship by IIT Madras for independent research from January 2020 to July 2020 for submitting his PhD thesis within 4.5 years. He was working with Dr. Joe Thomas Karackattu. He has an M.A and M.Phil in Politics and International Relations from the School of International Relations and Politics at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. He is also a member at the International Political Science Association (IPSA). He has carried out extensive fieldwork and research both in China and India.

Dr. Veena Ramachandran

Dr. Veena Ramachandran completed her PhD in January 2018, Centre for China Studies, IIT Madras, worked with Dr. Sonika Gupta. She has been honored with Gold Medals for her outstanding academic achievement (First Merit) in her Masters and Undergraduation in Political Science. Veena has two years of teaching experience as an Assistant Professor in Dept. of Political Science at Madras Christian College (MCC),Chennai. She has online and journal publications on various topics related to governance in China, security Issues, environmental policy.