Dr Teesta Prakash
Australian Foreign Policy, Foreign Aid and Development, Indian Foreign Policy, Indo-Pacific and the Quad.
Dr Teesta Prakash was a research associate in the Southeast Asia Program at the Lowy Institute from 2021-22, working on a project that will track all aid flows to the region. Teesta’s research focus was on foreign aid and development and Australia’s foreign Policy in the Indo-Pacific region. Additionally, Teesta wrote on Indian foreign policy with a focus on Quad initiatives in the Indo-Pacific.
She joined the Lowy Institute from Griffith Asia Institute where she completed her PhD in International Relations exploring Australia’s aid to South and Southeast Asia during the Cold War. Teesta also holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Australian National University.