Tanvi Kulkarni is a Policy Fellow at APLN. She has a PhD in Diplomacy and Disarmament studies from the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Her PhD thesis examines why states in a nuclear dyad negotiate nuclear confidence-building measures (NCBMs). She has a postgraduate Masters degree in defence and strategic studies and an undergraduate degree in political science. Tanvi is also a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi and visiting lecturer at the Department of Defence and Strategic Studies at the Savitribai Phule Pune University. She is a contributing author at the Washington-DC based Stimson Center's South Asian Voices. Tanvi has previously worked with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies and the India-Pakistan Chaophraya Track II Dialogue in New Delhi and was awarded a research fellowship supported by the Stimson Center in 2015.