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Dr. Sudheer Singh Verma
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Room No. 204, Transit Hostel, Faculty office, Central University of Punjab
Dr. Sudheer Singh Verma
Qualification
  1. Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in International and Area Studies in year 2014
  2. M.Phil. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in International and Area Studies in year 2010
  3. M.A. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in Politics (With Specialization in International Relations) in year 2007
Experience
Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of South and Central Asian Studies, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 05 August, 2015 to present.

Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc), Department of Political Science, Motilal Nehru College (Morning), University of Delhi, Delhi, from February, 2015 to 04 August, 2015

Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc), Department of Political Science, Kalindi College, University of Delhi, Delhi, from 10 September, 2014 to February, 2015

Assistant Professor (Short-term Contract), Department of Political Science, Central University of Haryana, Mahendargarh (Haryana), from August, 2013 to December, 2013

Administrative Experience

Warden (Hostel Mess), Central University of Haryana.

Any other Experience:

In-charge, Museum, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda.

Research Area

Climate Change Politics 

International Relations and foreign Policy   

Governance and Public Policy

India, Russia and Central Asia

 

Research Interests

Governance 

Non-traditional Security

Indo-Pacific Region

Politics in Anthropocene Era

India, Central Asia and Russia

 

Research Grants/Projects

Coordinator, Political Science and International Relations, in “Teaching Learning Centre under Centre of Excellence for Curriculum and Pedagogy, an initiative under Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching Scheme”, funded by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Professional Recognition/Awards/Scholarships
  1. Chaired a technical session in the two days regional seminar on ‘Socio-legal & other Challenges for the Prevention of Drug Abuse in India: Existing Approaches & agenda of reform’ held at Department of Law, central University of Punjab on August 24-25, 2017.
  2. UGC-Junior and Senior Research Fellowship, from 2009-2013
Publications
Papers
  1. Raghavendra Pratap Kushwaha and Sudheer Singh Verma (2021). India’s Energy Diplomacy Towards Central Asia. Shodh Sarita. Volume 8, Issue 29. ISSN No. 2348-2397.
  2. Verma, Sudheer S. (2020). Examining India at IBS. Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Diplomatist. Volume 08/Issue 06, November. Pp. 34-36. ISSN 2349 557X.
  3. Kumar, S., Sudheer S. Verma, S. H. Shah (2020). Indo-US Convergence of Agenda in the new Indo-Pacific Regional Security Architecture. South Asia Research, 40(2), 215–230. https://doi.org/10.1177/0262728020915564. ISSN No. 17413141, 02627280.
  4. Verma, Sudheer S. (2019). Indo-Kazakh Potential Sectors for Investment. Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Diplomatist. Volume 7. Issue No. 11, November. Pp. 21-23. ISSN 2349 557X.
  5. Shabaz Hussain Shah, Sudheer S. Verma (2018), The US and Russia: Politics of Spheres of Influence in the 21st Century. The IUP Journal of International Relations. Vol. XII, No. 4, pp. 7-20. ISSN No. 0973-8509.
  6. Bassi, D., Sudheer S. Verma (2018). Print Media and Punjab Militancy: An Analysis of Category of Labelling and Issue of Sensitization. Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies. Pp. 9411-9430. Online ISSN No. 2278-8808, https://doi.org/10.21922/srjis.v5i43.11252.
  7. Bhat, A. R., Sudheer S. Verma (2017). Post-2014 Afghanistan: An Introspection of Security Environment. World Focus (September special issue on Complexities in Pakistan, Afghanistan & Balochistan). pp. 142-149. ISSN No. 2230-8458.
  8. Verma, Sudheer S., S. Kaur (2016). Climate Change and Water Security: A Case Study of India. World Focus (October special issue on Climate Change: Sustainable Development & Energy Security). pp. 130-137. ISSN No 2230-8458.
  9. Verma, Sudheer S. (2013). The Politics of Protest in Hybrid Regimes: Managing Dissent in Post-Communist Russia (Book-Review) written by Graeme B. Robertson. Eurasian Report, Vol. 06, No. 03, Autumn 2012. ISSN No 09747656.
  10. Verma, Sudheer S. (2015). Revisiting the Concept of Development in the Context of Global Climate Change. World Focus (February special issue on Environmental Diplomacy and Sustainable Development). pp. 103-108. ISSN No 2230-8458
Edited Books

Verma, Sudheer Singh and Ashwani Kumar (2021). India in South Asia: Changing Perspectives in the 21st Century. New Delhi: KW Publishers private limited. ISBN No. 978-93-89137-94-1.

Book Chapters
  1. Verma, Sudheer Singh and Abdul Rouf (2021). Central Asia: India and China in Spheres of Politics in the 21st Century. India’s Foreign Policy: continuity and change under P M Modi. Edited by Rajesh Kumar. Karnataka: Selfypage Developers Pvt. Ltd. ISBN. 978-81-950826-3-6. 260-281.
  2. Verma, Sudheer S. (2020). Political Philosophy of Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati. Social Philosophy of Swami Dayanand Sarswati. Edited by Raj K. Mahajan. New Delhi: Indu Book Services Pvt. Ltd. ISBN. 978-93-86754-62-2. 131-150.
  3. Verma, Sudheer S. (2019). Developing Adaptive Capability of Agricultural Societies in the Context of Climate Change. Climate Change and Agricultural Ecosystems: Current Challenges and Adaptation. Edited by Krishna Kumar Choudhary, Ajay Kumar, and Amit Kishore Singh. The United States and the United Kingdom: Woodhead Publishing. ISBN. 978-0-12-816483-9 (print); 978-0-12-817522-4 (online). 433-445.
  4. Verma, Sudheer S., Singh, S. K. (2018). Global Environmental Issues. Understanding Globalisation. Edited by Shantesh Kumar Singh. New Delhi: Manak Publications. ISBN no. 978-93-7831-460-5. 113-151.
  5. Verma, Sudheer S. (2017). India-Central Asia Relations: Renewing Attempts to Shape Indian Geographical Reality. India’s Foreign Policy: Continuity with Difference under Modi Government. Edited by Shantesh Kumar Singh. New Delhi: Manak Publications PVT. LTD. ISBN no. 978-93-7831-439-1. 151-167.
  6. Verma, Sudheer S. (2013). Climate Change: Clean Energy and Energy Security from Indian Perspective. Clean Energy Options and Nuclear safety: Indian Perspective. Edited by Ramakrushna Pradhan, Sumant Swain and Mahua Acharjee. New Delhi: Axis Books Publication Ltd. ISBN: 978-93-81302-34-7. 90-110.
  7. Verma, Sudheer S. (2012). Interrelationship between Development and Climate Change in the Globalised World. Globalization and Development: Current Trends. Edited by Shantanu Chakrabarti and Kingshuk Chatterjee. New Delhi: Knowledge World. ISBN 978-93-80502-98-4. 29-44.
 
Tools/Tests

 

Research Guidance

Ph.D. Students:

Ongoing:

  1. Gunjan Yadav (UGC NET-JRF)
  2. Abdul Rouf Bhat
  3. Davinderpal Singh (UGC NET-SRF)
  4. Raghavendra Pratap Kushwaha

Completed:

  1. Kovid Kumar, Doctoral thesis title - "Human Trafficking and Its Consequences: South Asian Experience Though Indian Punjab", Awarded in 2018.
  2. Dinesh Bassi, Doctoral thesis title - "Role of fourth Estate in Shaping Public Opinion: A Comparative Analysis of Print Media Representation on Punjab Militancy 1980-1984", Awarded in 2018.
  3. Shiv Kumar, Doctoral Thesis title - "Emerging Security Architecture in the Indo-Pacific Region: A study from Indian Perspective", Awarded in 2021.
  4. Shabaz Hussain Shah, Doctoral thesis title - "Post-Cold War Power Politics in South Asia: Introspecting Indo-Russian Relation", Awarded in 2021.

M.Phil. Students:

  1. Besakh Singh, Dissertation title - "Pakistan and Russia Relationship: Changing Dynamics in the Post-Cold War Era", Awarded in 2016.
  2. Gitesh Kumar, Dissertation title - "Political and Economic Cooperation between India and Uzbekistan, 1991-2015", Awarded in 2017.
  3. Sandeep Kaur, Dissertation title - "The Politics of Water in India: An Evaluation of National Water Policy", Awarded in 2017.
  4. Hushiar Singh, Dissertation title - "Neoliberal Politics: A Study of Restructuring of the Indian State", Awarded in 2018.
  5. Manish Kumar, Dissertation title - "The Post-Cold War Global Politics: A Study of India’s Role in Nonaligned Movement", Awarded in 2018.

M.A. Students:

2021

Kiran P Kadam, Md. Wafa, Suknya Das, Edwin Joy

2020

Mohammad Reza Farhang, J Uday Kumar, Ummar Mukhtar

2019

Nitesh Patel, Yadwinder Kaur, Feroz Ahmad, Sarabjeet Kaur

2018

Jitendra Kumar, Husanpreet Singh

2017

Adarsh Kumar, Mohammed Waseem

Conference/ Workshops/Seminars Attended
 
  1. Sudheer Singh Verma, "QUAD as a ‘Friction Power’ in the Emerging Post-Pandemic World Order: An Analysis”, in National Seminar on China and South Asia & South-East Asia: Implications for India” held at School of Social Science, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, August 27-28, 2021.
  2. Sudheer Singh Verma, “India and China: New Players in Sphere of Influence Politics in the Central Asian Region” in National Seminar on “India’s Foreign Policy: Continuity and Change under P.M. Modi” held at School of Social Science, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, March 29-30, 2019.
  3. Sudheer Singh Verma, “Climate Change as a Driving Factor in Reconsidering the Concept of Security in the Anthropocene Era” in National Seminar on “Revisiting Peace and Security in Contemporary World: Interventions from India” organized by Peace and Security in International Politics (PSIP) Research Network, Supported by UGC CAS-SAP, held at Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, May 11-12 2018.
  4. Sudheer Singh Verma, “The Climate Change Politics: A Comparative Study of India and South Korea”, in International Conference on “Act East: Transitions in India’s Engagement with South Korea” organized by The Researcher’s Association for the Study of Korea (RASK), held at JNU Convention Centre, October, 13-14, 2017.  
  5. Sudheer Singh Verma, “India-Central Asia Relations: Renewing Attempts to Shape Indian Geopolitical Reality under Modi Regime”, in National Seminar on “Changing Dynamics of India’s Foreign Policy under Modi’s Regime”, held at Department of Political Science Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi, Sheikh Sarai, Phase-II, New Delhi, October, 25-26, 2016.
  6. Sudheer Singh Verma, “The Climate Change Politics: The Case study of South Korea”, in International Conference on “India-Korea Relations: Forging a Multidimensional Partnership in the 21st Century” organized by Researchers’ Association for the Study of Korea (RASK) in Collaboration with Center for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, JNU, April, 18-19, 2016.
  7. Sudheer Singh Verma, “Exploring Relationship between Sustainable Development and Climate Change: A Challenge for Building Adaptive Capacity of Developing Countries”, in National Seminar on “Education for Sustainable Development”, held at Centre for Education, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, February, 4-5, 2016.
  8. Sudheer Singh Verma, “Debating Global Climate Change” in International Conference on “Global Environmental Politics”, held at Gandhian Thought and Peace Studies, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, December, 8-9, 2012.
  9. Sudheer Singh Verma, “Discourses on Global Climate Change”, in the Departmental seminar on “Democracy, Development and Security in Post-Soviet States: Twenty Years After” held at Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, September, 7, 2012.
  10. Sudheer Singh Verma, “Interrelationship between Development and Climate Change in the Globalized World” in National Seminar on “Globalization and Development: Current Trends”, held at Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, University of Calcutta sponsored by United Nations Academic Impact Initiative (UNAI), August 18, 2011.
  11.  Sudheer Singh Verma, “Locating India in International Climate Change Negotiations” in International Conference on “Relevance of Policy Reforms on Development: Challenges before Emerging Economies”, held at Jamia Millia Islamia (a Central University), Delhi, February 24-26, 2011.
Conference/ Workshops/Seminars Organised
National seminar on “India in South Asia: Changing Perspectives in the 21st Century”, Funded by Indian Council on Social Science Research, New Delhi, March 15-16, 2018.
Invited Talks/ Resource Person
1. Delivered an invited lecture on “Shifting Political Economic Dynamics in South Asia” held on 26 July 2021 organised by Department of Political Science, School of Humanities, Starex University, Gurugram (Haryana) India.
2. Delivered an invited lecture on “India’s Health Diplomacy: Building Resilient State through Maximising Human Security” in one week workshop titled ‘Mapping Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam Through the Health Diplomacy: India’s post-pandemic Experiences (15th March 19 March 2021), being organized by the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Central University of Punjab, on March 18, 2021.
3. Delivered an invited lecture on “Redefining Nation Security through Building Resilient State” in one day National Webinar entitled “Re-defining National Security in Time of Pandemic” organized by Department of Political Science, SKR College, Barbigha (Sheikhpura), A constituent college of Munger University, held on July 20. 2020.
4. Delivered an invited Lecture (Online google meet) on “Climate Change Politics in Anthropocene Era”, at the Department of Political Science, Central University of Haryana, Mahendargarh, May 2020.
5. Delivered an invited Extension lecture on “Justice: Explorations of John Rawls and Amartya Sen”, at the Department of Political Science, Desh Bhagat College, Punjabi University, Patiala, held on October 18, 2018.
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Curricular Development
Member, School Board, School of International Studies, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2019-2021.
Member, Board of Studies, Department of History, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2019-2021.
Member, Board of Studies, Department of Education, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2019-2021.
Member, Board of Studies, Center for Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2017-2019
Member, Board Studies of South and Central Asian studies (Including Historical Studies), School of Global Relations, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2017- 2019
Member, School Board, School of Global Relations, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2017-2019
Member, Board of Studies, Center for Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2015-2017
Special invitee Member, Board Studies of South and Central Asian studies (Including Historical Studies), School of Global Relations, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2015- 2017
Special Invitee Member, School Board, School of Global Relations, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, from 2015-2017