Nikhil Kalyanpur is an Assistant Professor in LSE’s International Relations Department. He researches issues at the intersection of international political economy, business-government relations, law, and global governance.
More specificlly, he analyses how the proliferation of global rules and legal forums can serve as a channel for economic protection and a mechanism to target political competition. His work is published in a number of leading academic journals including the European Journal of International Relations, International Organization, and Perspectives on Politics.
Prior to LSE, he completed his PhD in Government at Georgetown University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University’s Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance.