Jennifer McArdle joined CSTSP in 2012 as a Program Associate. Her work at CSTSP focuses on marine resource exploitation, building international science collaborations in the Middle East and Asia, and space security.
Jennifer was previously a Visiting Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in their Asia Pacific Security Initiative and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. Prior to moving to India, Jennifer served as a contractor at the US National Defense University (NDU) in the Institute for Strategic Studies (INSS). Jennifer's research areas include Indian and Indonesian security strategy and naval development. Jennifer's published work has featured in the Asia Times, Real Clear World, The Diplomat, the ORF Occasional Papers, the American, and the INSS Dynamic Dialogue.
Jennifer has an MPhil from the University of Cambridge in Politics and a BA from the University of New Hampshire in Political Science and Justice Studies. Jennifer was selected as one of the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and the Diplomatic Courier's '2012 Top 99 under 33 in Foreign Policy.'
- Jennifer McArdle, "India Bulks Up It's Navy," The Diplomat, April 2012.