Waheguru Pal Singh (WPS) Sidhu is non-resident Senior Fellow for Foreign Policy at the Brookings India Centre and Brookings Institution. He is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC). Sidhu is also a guest faculty member at the NATO Defense College in Rome and a regular columnist for Mint newspaper on international and strategic issues. Sidhu has researched, written and taught extensively on India’s grand strategy, emerging powers and global order, the role of the United Nations and regionalism, Southern Asia, confidence-building-measures, disarmament, arms control, and non-proliferation issues. His recent publications include: Shaping the Emerging World: India and the Multilateral Order; The Iraq Crisis and World Order: Structural, Institutional and Normative Challenges; Arms Control after Iraq: Normative and Operational Challenges; and China and India: Cooperation or Conflict? He has also published in leading international journals, including Arms Control Today,Asian Survey, Disarmament Diplomacy, Disarmament Forum, International Peacekeeping, Jane’s Intelligence Review, Politique Etrangere, and the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. His forthcoming publication entitled Coping with Nuclear Weapons: A Critical Analysis of the Effectiveness of Global Institutions examines the challenges of existing international institutions in addressing the challenges posed by nuclear weapons. Sidhu was the consultant to the first, second and third United Nations Panel of Governmental Experts on Missiles in 2001-2002, 2004 and 2007-2008 respectively. He was also appointed as a member of the Resource Group setup to assist the United Nations High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change in 2004. Previously, Sidhu held senior positions with the EastWest Institute (New York), the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, the International Peace Academy (New York), the Center for International Studies at Oxford University, the Center on International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, the Rockefeller Foundation (New York), and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (London). Sidhu is the recipient of several awards and fellowships, is fluent in English and Hindi, and speaks Punjabi and Urdu. Dr. Sidhu earned his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. He holds a Masters in International Relations from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and a Bachelor’s degree in History from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, India.