Dr Akshay Kumar Singh


Assistant Professor and HOD

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University School of Law, Justice & Governance
PhD & MPhil from the School of International Studies (SIS), JNU; MA from the University of Delhi.
Political Science & International Relations


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Biography

Dr  Singh has been associated with the School of Law, Justice & Governance, Gautam Buddha University (GBU) for more than 10 years as faculty of Political Science and International Relations.

A doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Dr. Singh has also taught at the University of Delhi (DU) and undertook multiple courses at both the universities, which include Human Rights, Indian Government and Politics, Development Induced Conflict and Local Governance, Political Theory, International Relations, etc.

Dr. Singh’s research area encompasses human security, which he has inquired about from both theoretical and analytical perspectives.

As a recipient of UGC, ICSSR, and JNU fellowships, he acquired incisive insight into his research area by visiting the University of Bradford and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Currently, Dr Singh is Head of the Department of Political Science and International Relations and held several key administrative positions in the University such as coordinators of two different centres of studies; member, IQAC and NAAC, Proctorial Board and Students’ Affairs, University Admissions Committee, Board of Studies (BoS) of the School of Law, University's Equivalence Committee, etc.

Out of three enrolled doctoral candidates one has been awarded and the two are undergoing. Besides several PG dissertations have also been supervised.

He has occasionally participated in the national TV debates, especially on Lok Sabha TV.

Dr. Singh has published a book, numerous research papers in national and international research journals, chapters for edited books, developed e-contents for the University of Delhi, and has presented many research papers at national and international conferences.      


Academics

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

PhD from the School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, Delhi.

MPhil from the School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, Delhi.

 MA in Political Science from the University of Delhi (DU), Delhi.

BA (Hons.) in Political Science from the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.