Jayita Sarkar is a Nonresident Fellow with the Stimson Center's South Asia program. Sarkar is Assistant Professor of International Relations at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. Her expertise is in nuclear proliferation, export controls, the global Cold War, South Asia and Western Europe. Her research has been published or is forthcoming in the Journal of Cold War Studies, Journal of Strategic Studies, Nonproliferation Review, Cold War History, International History Review, and elsewhere. Her first book will examine U.S. nonproliferation policy toward India from the Kennedy years until the first Reagan administration, and her second book project concerns U.S. efforts to enhance export controls in nuclear supplier states since the 1970s. She is a former Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and obtained a doctorate in International History from the Graduate Institute Geneva in Switzerland.