Dr Monalisa Adhikari is a Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Stirling. Her PeaceRep research focuses on Myanmar.
Monalisa obtained her PhD in International Relations from the University of Edinburgh in 2020, and was a Research Fellow with the Political Settlements Research Programme. Her primary research interests include peace processes, international interventions in fragile and conflict-affected states, rising powers engagement in the global governance of peace and security, and foreign policies of India and China. She has conducted research in China, India, Myanmar and Nepal.