Eerishika Pankaj is an Editorial Assistant to the Series Editor for the Routledge Series on Think Asia and has previously been employed as a Research Associate in a Bengaluru based think-tank, the Synergia Foundation. Ms Pankaj has also worked as a Research Intern with the Delhi Policy Group (DPG). Ms. Pankaj is also selected as a Young Leader in the 2020 cohort of the Pacifc Forum's Young Leaders Program and is also a commissioning editor with E-International Relations for their Political Economy section. Her research interests lie in Chinese foreign and domestic policies, Asian security studies, pathologies of international organisations and human security studies in conflict zones.
Australia’s Pacific Step-up and the Quad
The four nations should take the chance to draw together a group of common initiatives in the Pacific islands region.