Olivia "Liv" Dowling is a Research Associate in the Stimson Center's South Asia Program. Her research interests include South Asian nuclear stability, defense cooperation, strategic cultures, and U.S. relations with the subcontinent. Before joining Stimson, Liv interned at the Office of India Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, served as an American India Foundation fellow in Gujarat, and conducted independent research on Indian domestic politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. She holds a Masters in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from Yale University.