Abhishek Mishra is an Associate Fellow with ORF's Strategic Studies Programme. His research focuses on India and China's engagement with African countries and various issues concerning African development, with a particular focus on maritime security cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region.
Abhishek has completed his PhD in African Studies from the Department of African Studies, University of Delhi. His PhD thesis is titled "India's Maritime Cooperation with African Countries in Western Indian Ocean Region." He has published articles in various esteemed online platforms such as Foreign Policy, The Diplomat, The Hindu, The Wire, South Asian Voices, Firstpost, The Economic Times, among others.
- Research Intern, Center for Land Warfare Studies, New Delhi
- Research Intern, West Bengal Federation of United Nations Association, Kolkata
- PhD (submitted), African Studies, Department of African Studies, University of Delhi
- M Phil African Studies, Department of African Studies, University of Delhi
- MA Political Science, University of Delhi
- BA Political Science, Sri Venkateshwara College, University of Delhi