Dr. Nalanda Roy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Studies and the Coordinator of the Asian Studies Minor program at Georgia Southern University (GSU). She is the Certified Diversity Executive, and the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellow at GSU. Nalanda is the recipient of the Dr Saba Jallow Inclusion Champion award, the Award of Excellence and Georgia Southern’s Women in Research Soar at GSU.
Nalanda did her masters in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Toledo, and a Ph. D. in Global Affairs from Rutgers University. She has an M. Phil, a master’s, and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from India. She has a certificate in Women in Leadership Program, Cornell University. Nalanda is the associate editor of the Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs, and serves on several editorial boards, like the International Studies Review, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, The Royal Society for Asian Affairs, South Asian Survey, etc. She is the author of numerous journal articles and books, including Bitter Moments — The Story of Indonesian Fragmentation, The South China Sea Disputes — Past, Present, and Future, Exploring the Tripod: Immigration, Security, and Economy in the Post-9/11, and Navigating Uncertainty in the South China Sea Disputes: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, and Nonviolent Resistances in the Contemporary World: Case Studies from India, Poland, and Turkey.
Nalanda serves as a visiting scholar with the Center for Genocide and Human Rights, Rutgers University. She has been appointed as the Adjunct Professor, FORE School of Management, New Delhi, and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences in India. Nalanda has served on the board of directors with the City of Savannah and worked for the Greater Savannah International Alliance (GSIA) as the Chair of the Asian committee.