Currently PhD candidate in the field of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Minho. I completed my MPhil in International Relations and Area Studies, and MA in International Studies from the University of Madras in India. I also did my BA in History from the University of Madras in India. After working as a teacher’s assistant for a few years, I moved to Dubin where I did another MA in International Relations (University College Dublin) and briefly worked for UNICEF. I am also working as a part-time Arts and Culture editor for Stand.ie (Dubin, Ireland).