Dr Monika   Barthwal-Datta
Senior Lecturer

Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta

BA Hons (University of Delhi), MA (Cardiff University), MScEcon (Aberystwyth University), PhD (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Social Sciences

Monika Barthwal-Datta is Senior Lecturer in International Security in the School of Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney. Monika’s research areas include critical security studies, securitization studies, strategic narratives, and foreign policy. Empirically, her research focus includes non-traditional security issues, particularly food security; non-state actors and regional security challenges in South Asia, and Indian foreign policy. Monika was awarded her PhD by Royal Holloway College, University of London, and holds an MScEcon in Security Studies from Aberystwyth University. She also has a Master’s in International Journalism from Cardiff University, and has worked as a Broadcast Journalist for the BBC World Service Radio in London for several years. Monika is the author of Food Security in Asia: Challenges, Policies and Implications  (IISS and Routledge, 2014) and Understanding Security Practices in South Asia: Securitisation Theory and the role of non-state actors (Routledge, 2012).

Phone
+61 (2) 9385 0557
Location
149 Morven Brown

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-Datta M; Clapton W, 2016, 'Diplomacy Down-Under: Australia-India Relations under Modi’s Leadership', in Chowdhury Y; Chowdhury AD (ed.), Narendra Modi and the World: The Ring View Inside Out, pp. 152 - 158
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-Datta M, 2014, 'Global Food Security: The Challenge of Feeding the World', in Steger M; Battersby P; Siracusa J (ed.), The SAGE Handbook of Globalization, SAGE, pp. 885 - 901, http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473906020.n50
    Books | 2014
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-Datta M, 2014, Food Security in Asia: Challenges, Policies and Implications, Routledge, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), London, http://www.iiss.org/en/publications/adelphi/by%20year/2013-7c11/food-security-in-asia-d8fc#.Uw9BZ1KAQrA.twitter
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-Datta M; Basu S, 2014, 'Land, Water and Food', in Shepherd LJ (ed.), Gender Matters in Global Politics: A Feminist Introduction to International Relations, edn. 2nd, Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 197 - 209, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415715218/
    Books | 2012
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-datta M, 2012, Understanding security practices in South Asia : securitization theory and the role of non-state actors, Routledge, New York, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203120682
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-datta M, 2009, 'India's Look East Policy: Challenges and Opportunities', in Bosold D; Brockmann K (ed.), Regional Leaders in the Global Security Arena: Interests, Strategies and Capabilities, edn. Original, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Berlin, pp. 33 - 42
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-Datta M, 2021, 'Constructing India as a Similar Enough Other: The Bush Administration's Strategic Narrative of the US-India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement', Journal of Global Security Studies, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jogss/ogz071
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-Datta M; Chacko P, 2020, 'The politics of strategic narratives of regional order in the Indo-Pacific: Free, open, prosperous, inclusive?', Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 74, pp. 244 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10357718.2020.1744517
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-Datta M; Basu S, 2017, 'Reconceptualizing regional security in South Asia: A critical security approach', Security Dialogue, vol. 48, pp. 393 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0967010617717619
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-Datta M, 2015, 'Strategic narratives and non-state actors', Critical Studies on Security, vol. 3, pp. 328 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21624887.2015.1103014
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Monika Barthwal-Datta
    Barthwal-datta M, 2009, 'Securitising without the State? A Case Study of Misgovernance as a Security Threat in Bangladesh', Review of International Studies, vol. 35, pp. 277 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0260210509008523

Awards

Dean's Award for Achievements by an Early Career Researcher, 2016

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