Dr Shailendra Deolankar is a renowned researcher and columnist on international relations and foreign affairs for the last two decades. He completed his M.Phil. and PhD from the prestigious School of International Studies – Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is a gold medallist of the Pune University for his Masters in Political Science. He has authored 20 books on international relations and foreign affairs and published research articles in prestigious national and international journals. He is a recognized research guide on International Relations.