Jayita Sarkar

Title: 
Research Fellow, Security Studies Program
Affiliation: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Short Bio: 

Jayita Sarkar is a Research Fellow with the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From the fall of 2017, she will be an Assistant Professor of International Relations at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. Dr. Sarkar's research projects have been funded by the Stanton Foundation, Harvard University's Project on Managing the Atom, Swiss National Science Foundation, Lyndon Johnson Foundation and Gerald Ford Foundation. Her writings have been published in peer-reviewed journals like Cold War History, International History Review, and Critique Internationale and policy-relevant outlets like Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, National Interest, and Foreign Policy magazine, among others. Sarkar is a former Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and holds a doctorate in International History from the Graduate Institute Geneva in Switzerland.