Asia Pacific international relations; US-Asia defense and security relations; India’s foreign policy
Dr. Satu Limaye was named director of the East-West Center Washington in February 2007. Immediately prior to being appointed, he worked with the Institute for Defense Analyses in Alexandria, Va., as a member of the research staff. Previously, he served as director of the Honolulu-based APCSS' research and publications division from July 1998 to October 2006.
Dr. Limaye was an Abe Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy's International Forum for Democratic Studies, and a Luce Scholar and head of programs on South Asia at the Japan Institute of International Affairs in Tokyo. He has also written, edited, and co-edited numerous books, monographs, and studies, including US, Australia and Japan and the New Security Triangle, Japan in a Dynamic Asia; Special Assessment: The Asia-Pacific and the United States, 2004-2005; Religious Radicalism in South Asia; and Special Assessment: Asia's China Debate.
Dr. Limaye earned his Ph.D. in international relations at Oxford University's Magdalen College as a Marshall Scholar. He did his undergraduate studies at Georgetown University's Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service where he graduated magna cum laude and was selected to Phi Beta Kappa.