Caitlin Stronell completed her PhD in political studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2016. Her research focused on the Indian anti-nuclear movement. Her Masters degree is from Keio University, Tokyo, and her Bachelor Degree in Japanese Studies and Politics is from Monash University, Melbourne. She presently works as a researcher with the Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center, an NPO based in Tokyo, and is a visiting researcher at Center for South Asian Studies of Gifu Womens University. Her professional experience includes leadership and coordinating roles in various NPOs and trade union organizations such as the Japan HIV Center, Japan Women's Network for Disaster Risk Reduction and Jichiro International Bureau.