Soumita Basu is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the South Asian University, New Delhi. She also currently serves as an Associate Editor of the International Feminist Journal of Politics.

Her primary areas of research are the UN, feminist IR, and critical security studies, with particular focus on UNSCR 1325. Her work has been published in a number of edited volumes as well as International Affairs, International Studies Perspectives and the International Studies Compendium. Outside academia, Soumita has worked with Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace, New Delhi, and WILPF PeaceWomen programme, New York.