Sahil's research interests revolve around the role of international organizations in world politics. He is interested in how states behave within and toward international organizations, as well as whether and how international organizations acquire agency and act of their own accord. Sahil's research focuses specifically on ASEAN and other Asian regional organizations, studying their role in Asian regionalism and international politics more generally. He is also interested in how IR theories approach international organizations, and how extant understandings can be furthered by incorporating insights from international organization theory. He holds an MPhil in International Organization from Jawaharlal Nehru University and an MA in Economics from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
"ASEAN and North Korea: Strange Bedfellows?," The Diplomat, 3 May 2017, https://thediplomat.com/2017/05/asean-and-north-korea-strange-bedfellows/
"Theoretical Explanation of Change and Adaptation in ASEAN," International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, 2018
"Is the EU Losing Its Sheen? The European Union and Comparative Regionalism," International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, 2018