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Nirmal Jindal Faculty, Department of Political Science, Satyawati College, University of Delhi, New Delhi

Nirmal Jindal is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Satyawati College, University of Delhi. She has been a recipient of Fulbright (predoctoral) fellowship at the Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in 1984–1985. She was also awarded a Diploma in Advanced International Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution from the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, Sweden, in 1991. She is a recipient of the ‘Best College Lecturer Award’ for the year 2017–2018, awarded by Directorate of Higher Education, Delhi Government. She has authored two books, titled War as a Political Weapon in the Nuclear Age and US Foreign Policy: Issues and Perspectives. She has contributed numerous articles and research papers on issues of security, foreign policy, the Indo–Pakistan conflict in Kashmir, strategic deterrence and globalization in various journals and edited volumes of national and international repute. She has been a visiting faculty to various reputed universities and organizations, including the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi; the Internal Security Academy, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Camp, Mount Abu; and the Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (CPDHE), University of Delhi. She has participated in various national and international conferences and presented about 50 research papers, including at the International Studies Association (ISA), Portland, USA, and St Gallen University, Switzerland. At present, she is working on the issue of environmental security. She has also participated in panel discussions on foreign policy and security issues on Zee News, NDTV, and other channels several times. She is also interested in and associated with aviation security training for civilians, which has been covered by electronic and print media including the Fox History Channel, NDTV, Zee News, the Times Magazine, and Harmony magazine, and various newspapers, including India Today.