Dr. Dhanasree Jayaram is Assistant Professor at the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations and Co-Coordinator, Centre for Climate Studies, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Karnataka, India. She is a member of the Climate Security Expert Network. She holds a PhD in Geopolitics and International Relations from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE). She is also Features Editor (Climate Policy) at Manipal Advanced Research Group (MARG) – Science, Technology and Security Forum as well as Research Fellow, Earth System Governance (ESG) Project. She is the author of Breaking out of the Green House: Indian Leadership in Times of Environmental Change (2012) and Climate Diplomacy and Emerging Economies: Indian as a Case Study (2021).