Arun Mohanty, is an associate professor at the School of International Studies of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Arun Mohanty graduated from SCS College, Puri and then moved to Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. He completed his education in Moscow State University. Then he obtained PhD at Russian Academy of Sciences. He worked as lecturer and assistant professor in Moscow State University. He also worked as an associate professor in Institute of World Economy and International Relations.
Arun Mohanty is a well known expert on the international security issues, Indo-Russian Relations and political development of Russia and other CIS countries. Prior to his appointment in Jawaharlal Nehru University, he has occupied various positions at the Russian educational and media institutions.
Besides that, Arun Mohanty is a Director of the Eurasian Foundation, headquartered in New Delhi, and an editor-in-chief of the Eurasian Report research journal.
He is an author of 7 monographs and scores of articles, a contributor to a number of volumes focused on Russia and the non-western polities.