Takshashila hosted Dr Deepa Ollapally for a talk on 9 January 2017 at their office in Ulsoor, Bengaluru.

Dr Ollapally spoke extensively about Donald Trump’s presidency his leadership style and its impact on India. She also spoke about potential changes in the American public policy spectrum and its global and domestic implications.

Dr Deepa Ollapally is Research Professor of International Affairs at the George Washington University (GWU). Dr Ollapally is directing a major research project on power and identity and the worldviews of rising and aspiring powers in Asia and Eurasia. Her research focuses on domestic foreign policy debates in India and its implications for regional security and global leadership of the US.