Dr. Pramod Jaiswal is a Research Director at Nepal Institute for International Cooperation and Engagement and General Secretary of Center for Diplomacy and Development. He has been a regular and visiting faculty at different universities of Nepal (Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University and Pokhara University) and China (China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing; Fudan University, Shanghai and Tongji University, Shanghai). He is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi. Previously, he has worked with Manohar Parikkar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi and as Delhi Correspondent with the Rising Nepal. He is the Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of International Affairs, Kathmandu; Member of the Academic Committee at the Pangoal Institution, Beijing; Member of International Advisory Committee, Journal of Liberty and International Affairs, Macedonia; and the Member of the Editorial Board, Gandhara Journal of Research in Social Science, Pakistan and member of Subject Committee of International Relations and Diplomacy, Tribhuvan University. He holds Masters, M. Phil and PhD from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has authored, edited and co-edited around dozens of books on China and South Asia affairs.