Dr. Tridib Chakraborti is a Professor and Ex-Head of the Department of International Relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He is an expert of South, Southeast Asian and Asia Pacific affairs, Indian Political Thought and Foreign Policy and Strategic Studies. He has written more than 47 articles on different topics related to Southeast and South Asia in edited volumes, published by Routledge (London), Frontpage Publications (London), Malaysian Centre for Ethnic Studies, Selangor, Malaysia, Institute of South East Asian Studies Publications (Singapore), Concept Publisher, Shipra Publications, Pentagon Press, New Century Publications, Pearson, Knowledge World Publishers, Gyan, Monahar, Allied Publisher, RIS of New Delhi, etc. His first book was India and Kampuchea: A phase in their Relations –1978-81 (Minerva Associates (Publications) Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, 1985. He has also co-edited seven books on International Relations. He is a regular contributor of articles in internationally and nationally referred and peer reviewed reputed journals. He travels abroad frequently to deliver lectures and attend huge number of International Seminars and Conferences. In 2015, he has been selected as a visiting Professor of ICCR Chair at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland.