Dr. Jagannath Panda is the Head of the Stockholm Centre for South Asian and Indo-Pacific Affairs (SCSA-IPA) at the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), Sweden. Additionally, he is the Director for Europe-Asia Research Cooperation at the YCAPS in Japan; and a Senior Fellow at The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), The Netherlands.
Dr. Panda has testified to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission of the US Congress.
As a Senior Expert on Indo-Pacific and China, Dr. Panda leads a Books Series with Routledge and is the Series Editor for Routledge Studies on Think Asia. He is the author of the book India-China Relations (Routledge: 2017) and China’s Path to Power: Party, Military and the Politics of State Transition (Pentagon Press: 2010). Dr. Panda’s recent edited works are: Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy under Xi Jinping (co-edited), Quad Plus and Indo-Pacific (Routledge: 2021); Scaling India-Japan Cooperation in Indo-Pacific and Beyond 2025 (KW Publishing Ltd. 2019), and The Korean Peninsula and Indo-Pacific Power Politics: Status Security at Stake (Routledge, 2020); and co-editor of The Future of Korean Peninsula: Korea 2032 and Beyond (Routledge, 2021).