Arabinda Acharya is Research Fellow and Head of Strategic Projects at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research in the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies,...
Arabinda Acharya is Research Fellow and Head of Strategic Projects at the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research in the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is an Adjunct Faculty, Department of Geo-Politics, Manipal University, India. He was an External Research Associate at the York University Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies, University of Toronto, Canada and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS) Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Arabinda holds Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations from Deakin University, Australia; Master of Science in Strategic Studies from Nanayang Technological University, Singapore; Master of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor in Law from Utkal University, India
He is listed in the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations’ Roster of Experts for expertise on regionalism, human security and terrorism.
Arabinda has conducted extensive field studies in many conflict zones including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, The Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and China. Evidence and experience gathered from such visits forms parts of his teachings and publications.
National and International Security, Human Security, Political Violence and Terrorism with specialization in Terrorist Ideology, Terrorist Financing and Maritime Terrorism
Books: Sole Authorship
1. Ten Years After 9/11: Rethinking the Jihadist Threat, (Routledge, 2013)
2. Targeting Terrorist Financing: International Cooperation and New Regimes, (Routledge, 2009)
Work In Progress:
1. Wither Southeast Asia Terrorism, (Imperial College Press, 2013-2014)
1. The Terrorist Threat in Southern Thailand: Jihad or Quest for Justice, (Potomac Books Inc, 2013)
2. Ethnic Identity and National Conflict in China, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
3. Conflict and Terrorism in Southern Thailand, (Singapore: Marshall Cavandish Academic, 2005)
Work In Progress:
1. Changing Dynamics of Maritime Security: Promises and Perils (Springer, 2013-2014)