Suparna Chaudhry

Suparna Chaudhry

Assistant Professor


Human Rights, International Law, Non-Governmental Organizations, Political Violence, South Asian Politics

Academic Credentials

PhD in Political Science, Yale University
MA in International Relations, University of Chicago
BA in History, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University


IA 100: Introduction to International Relations
IA 296: Human Rights in International Relations
IA 333: International Law


“Bridging the Gap: The relationship between INGO activism and human rights indicators.” Journal of Human Rights 18.1 (2019): 111-133.

“How rebellion shapes military recruitment during civil war.” Journal of Peace Research, forthcoming.

“India’s prime minister will visit the U.S. next week. What will he say about human rights in Kashmir?” The Washington Post, September 21, 2019.

“In India, Hindus, Muslims and police are fighting on the streets. Here’s what’s behind the violence.” The Washington Post, February 25, 2020.

“How India plans to put 1.3 billion people on a coronavirus lockdown.” (with Shubha Kamala Prasad). The Washington Post, March 30, 2020.

In 2018, I received the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Human Rights Section’s award for Best Dissertation, as well as the International Studies Association’s (ISA) Best Human Rights Paper Award.