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Jasmine Bhatia

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Jasmine Bhatia
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Jasmine Bhatia
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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.



Goodhand, Jonathan and Meehan, Patrick and Bhatia, Jasmine and Ghiabi, Maziyar and Gutierrez Sanin, Francisco (2021) 'Critical policy frontiers: The drugs-development-peacebuilding trilemma'. International Journal of Drug Policy, (89) 103115.

Bhatia, Jasmine and Jareer, Nasim and Mcintosh, Ross (2018) 'Community-Driven Development in Afghanistan: A Case Study of the National Solidarity Programme in Wardak'. Asian Survey, (58) 6, pp 1042-1065.

Bhatia, Jasmine and Bizhan, Nemat and Willner-Reid, Matthew (2018) 'Special Issue on Power, Politics, and Development in Afghanistan - Introduction'. Asian Survey, (58) 6, pp 967-972.

Edited Books or Journals

Bhatia, Jasmine and Bizhan, Nemat and Wilner-Reid, Matthew, (eds.), (2018) Special Issue on Power, Politics and Development in Afghanistan. Berkeley: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Monographs and Working Papers

Bhatia, Jasmine (2020) Literature review : Drugs and (Dis)order in Afghanistan. London: SOAS.

Bhatia, Jasmine (2017) Strongmen or Technocrats: Experimental Evidence Testing Leadership Preferences in Afghanistan. International Growth Centre (IGC), London School of Economic and Political Science.


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