Rohan Mukherjee

Nonresident Fellow
The National Bureau of Asian Research

Rohan Mukherjee

Rohan Mukherjee is assistant professor of international relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science and deputy director of LSE IDEAS. His research focuses on the grand strategies of rising powers and their impact on international security and order, with an empirical specialization in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mukherjee’s book, Ascending Order: Rising Powers and the Politics of Status in International Institutions (Cambridge University Press, 2022) received the T.V. Paul Best Book in Global International Relations Award from the International Studies Association, the Hedley Bull Prize from the European Consortium for Political Research, and the Hague Journal of Diplomacy Book Award. He is also the co-editor of Poised for Partnership: Deepening Japan-India Relations in the Asian Century (Oxford University Press, 2016).

His academic research has been published in journals such as International Affairs, Asian Security, Contemporary Politics, Survival, Global Governance, and International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, as well as in edited volumes from academic presses such as Oxford, Cambridge, Stanford, University of North Carolina, and Brookings. He is a frequent contributor to policy-oriented outlets such as Foreign Affairs, War on the Rocks, Diplomat, and East Asia Forum.

Mukherjee received his PhD from the department of politics at Princeton University. He holds an MPA in international development from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs, and a BA in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Oxford. Prior to the LSE, he was assistant professor of political science at Yale-NUS College in Singapore. Mukherjee is a Nonresident Fellow at the National Bureau of Asian Research.