SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Jasmine Bhatia

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Jasmine Bhatia
Department of Development Studies

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Jasmine Bhatia
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Biography

Dr. Jasmine Bhatia is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS. Her research interests include civil wars, insurgent movements, and sub-national political settlements in violent contexts. In 2018, she received her doctorate in Politics from Oxford University, which involved several rounds of mixed-methods fieldwork in Afghanistan. In addition to her academic projects, Jasmine has worked as a consultant for the United Nations and on several UK government-sponsored international development projects, primarily in Afghanistan and the Middle East.

On the GCRF drugs and (dis)order project, Jasmine is co-leading the Afghanistan research and working in coordination with the rest of the project team on generating comparative insights across the case study countries.