School of Social Sciences
Department of Politics and International Relations

Profile of Faculty


Dr. Alok Kumar Gupta

Associate Professor

Head, Department of Politics and International Relations

Mobile- 8102003537

Dean, School of Humanities and Social Science

Educational Qualification:   MA, M.Phil. PhD. LLB, LLM, PG Diploma in English Journalism
Awards/ Recognition:  

UGC-NET-JRF (1997)

Area of Interest:  

India’s Foreign Policy, Diplomacy, International Relations, International Politics, Conflict and Peace, National Politics, Western Political Thought Defence and Security

Courses Taught:  

  1. International Relations
  2. India’s Foreign Policy
  3. Western Political Thought
  4. Indian Government and Politics
  5. International Law
  6. Issues in Indian Politics
  7. Party Systems in India
  8. Political Obligation


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Brief Introduction:  
Dr. Alok Kumar Gupta is Associate Professor and HoD, at Department of Politics and International Relations, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, in Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi. He did his Masters from Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, and Doctorate from South Asian Studies, at School of International Studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has also done LLB and LLM (Business Laws) from Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He taught at National Law University, Jodhpur, National University of Studies and Research in Law, Ranchi and Department of Political Studies, Central University of South Bihar, Gaya before joining CUJ in May 2020. He has published several books and over one hundred research articles on issues pertaining to foreign policy, national politics, international relations, defence &, security, terrorism, and internal conflicts in different journals and books. Prior to joining academic he also served as journalist and is an alumnus of IIMC, New Delhi.
Administrative responsibilities (with active period) With duration:  

  1. HoD, Department of Politics and International Relations (11 June 2020 onwards)
  2. Dean, School of Humanities and Social Science (w.e.f., 14 November 2020 Onwards)
  3. Members of Various Committees of the University

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