Dr.Kanneganti Ramesh Babu is the Founder/Director of Center for Human Security Studies.( A Think Tank on Security Studies). Heis also a Director, Research & Strategy at eSF Labs Ltd, Hyderabad & Ahmedabad.(A Cyber Security Solutions company).Visiting Faculty at Andhra Pradesh Police Academy.National Investigation Agency, Hyderabad.

Areas of research Interests

  • Indian Politics & Foreign Policy.
  • Internal Security of India.
  • US Politics & Foreign Policy.
  • Israeli Politics & Foreign Policy.
  • Middle Eastern Politics & Security.
  • South Asian Politics & Security and Human Security.
  • He Specializes in Counter-Terrorism Studies.

Dr. Kanneganti Ramesh Babu.

Work profile

  • Dr.Kanneganti Ramesh Babu is the Founder/Director of Center for Human Security Studies.( A Think Tank on Security Studies).
  • Dr.Kanneganti Ramesh Babu is also a Director, Research & Strategy at eSF Labs Ltd, Hyderabad & Ahmedabad.(A Cyber Security Solutions company).
  • Visiting Faculty at Andhra Pradesh Police Academy.
  • National Investigation Agency, Hyderabad.
  • National Industrial Security Academy(NISA) Hyderabad.
  • Octopus, Counter-Terrorism Centre of Andhra Pradesh Government.
  • Central Detective Training School(CDTS), Hyderabad.
  • Conducted a National Workshop on Coastal Security Management of India in Collaboration with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad(13-14th of November 2014).Participants Included Senior Officers from Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard, IB, Indian Police, IDSA. 
  • Visiting faculty at the University of Hyderabad, Department of Political Science(2013).
  • Faculty at Advanced Center for American Studies at OUCIP in Osmania University in 2011-2012.
  • Faculty(2008-2010) at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.(Taught Political Science and International Relations).
  • Visiting Graduate student at Rothberg International School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel (2002-2003).
  • Received an Austrian Scholarship to study in Vienna(2003).
  • Course Co-coordinator for the General Studies Subject at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Hyderabad.
  • Guest Faculty(International Relations) at the Sri Chaitanya IAS Academy, Hyderabad.
  • Worked with Vivekananda International Foundation as a Research Associate(2010) working on Counter-Terrorism Policies of India under the guidance of the Present National Security Advisor of India, Shri Ajit Kumar Doval.
  • Visiting Faculty at Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhi Nagar teaching MS in Homeland Security and Counter Terrorism (2015).
  • Teaches a course on “Contemporary Themes in Indo-US strategic Ties” to International Students at Study in India Program, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
  • Visiting Faculty at GITAM School of International Business in Vizag.
  • Gujarat police Academy & Center for Human Security Studies(CHSS) will be working on a joint project soon. 
  • Andhra Pradesh Police & Center for Human Security Studies(CHSS) will be working Coastal Security of AP.

Foreign countries visited(Israel & USA)

  • A recipient of US State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in 2011 to develop American studies Curriculum for Indian Universities. The IVLP fellowship had given an opportunity to hold professional discussions with several Universities such as Washington University.
  • Seattle University.
  • Martin University.
  • Emory University, University of Maryland.
  • Indiana-Purdue University joint campus.
  • Invited to interact with Martin Luther King Foundation.
  • CNN News Channel Headquarters.
  • Eli Lilly Pharma Company and Coca-Cola Company Headquarters in the US.
  • Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Utah and delivered lectures at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on US-India-Israel Strategic relations (2012).
  • At the Tanner Humanities Center, the University of Utah as a Visiting Fellow in the summer of 2013.
  • Presented papers at various National and International Conferences.

Academic profile

  • Dr. Kanneganti holds an Executive Certificate Program in Counter-Terrorism from International Institute for Counter Terrorism, Herzliya, Israel.(2010)
  • Post-Doctoral fellow(PDF) from Begin-Sadat Centre for Strategic studies, Bar-Ilan University, Israel.(2007)
  • PhD in American Studies Degree titled “US-Israel Strategic Relations in the Post-Cold War Era” in American Studies, School of International studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU), New Delhi.(2006).
  • He Holds an M.Phil in American Studies from JNU.(Topic--US-Australia Security Ties-Relevance of ANZUS Alliance).
  • He has an M.A in (Political Science) from Hyderabad Central University.(62%)
  • He has a BA(History,Political Science,Economics) from VSR&NVR College, Tenali.(70%)


  • Wrote two Books.

1.      Israel in U.S. strategy :Asset or Liability.

                          2.      Alliance Entrapment - The Inside story of US-Israel Security Ties.

  • Wrote seven Articles.
  • Wrote Four Newspaper Articles.
  • Appeared on Several TV Channels(As an Analyst on Internal Security, Foreign Affairs- over 50 Prime Time Shows in Telugu Press)
  • Dr. Kanneganti gives his analysis on International and Strategic affairs regularly on much Prime time TV News Channels.
  • Contact Details:    email phone-icon-e1457344534332 +91-9652810374.

Honors & Awards

  • Israeli Foreign Ministry Graduate Fellowship
  • (International Relations)2002 - 2003
  • Israeli Foreign Ministry Post Doctoral Fellowship 2006 - 2007
  • Trainee at International Institute for Counter Terrorism,Israel.

                               Mr.JNU -New Delhi

  • US State Dept International visitor Leadership(IVLP)Fellowship - 2011,
  • Tanner Humanities Visiting Fellow - University of Utach,USA - 2012 & 13

                       AP Police Academy(Guest Faculty)

  • Hyderabad Central University (Guest Faculty)

                        Co-ordinator,General Studies -

  • Rajiv Gandhi University of knowledge Technologies - Hyd.
  • Consultant-GOI & State Govt.Law Enforcment Agencies.