Tanvi Madan is a doctoral candidate of Public Policy at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, she worked as a research analyst with Stephen P. Cohen and James B. Steinberg in the Foreign Policy Studies program at the Brookings Institution. Her doctoral work focuses on US and Indian foreign policymaking. She is exploring whether and how Indian and US perceptions of and relations with China have affected US-India relations. Ms. Madan's other research interests include studying the effect of India's energy security-related policies on its foreign policy. She has authored publications on India's energy security policies and on the country's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. Ms. Madan earned an M.A. in International Relations from Yale University and a B.A. (Hons.) in History from Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi, India.
Committee: Itty Abraham, Francis Gavin (chair), Mark Lawrence, James Steinberg, Catherine Weaver
Thesis: "With an Eye to the East: The U.S.-India Relationship and China"
Research Interests: Foreign & Security Policy, US-India Relations, Diplomatic History, Indian Energy Policy