Dr. Sanjay K Jha is Dean, School of National Security Studies and Professor, Centre for Security Studies. He joined Central University of Gujarat in August 2012 and served as Chairperson, Centre for Security Studies till 12 Dec 2013, when he was appointed as Dean, School of International Studies. He is also serving as Finance Officer (Offg.) and Provost of Central University of Gujarat. Dr. Jha obtained M.Phil and Ph.D from Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament (CIPOD), School of International Studies, JNU, New Delhi. Dr. Jha has earlier served with Research Institutions such as Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), Institute for Conflict Management (ICM) and Government of India. His research interests include International Relations, National Security, Internal Security-insurgency, terrorism, Maoism-conflict management and resolution, Security and Politics in South Asia and Border Management. He has several publications including chapters in books, research papers in journals, articles in periodicals and web-based sources. He has participated and presented papers in national/international Seminars, workshops and delivered lectures at Universities, Think Tanks and Training Institutes.
Areas of Interest/Specialization:
Internal Security,Terrorism & Insurgency,Maoism,Conflict Management and Resolution,Security and Politics in South Asia.