Dr. Abhishek Nath

Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

E-mail: i_abhi@hotmail.com 

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION 

Ph.D

Department of Pol. Science, University of Delhi, March 2014.

M.Phil

60.80%, Department of Pol. Science, University of Delhi, 2008.

M.A (Pol. Science)

56.44%, Department of Pol. Science, University of Delhi, 2005.

B.A (H) Pol. Science

56%, PGDAV College, University of Delhi, 2002.

Intermediate

PCM, 69.56%, M.S. College, Motihari, BIEC PATNA, 1999.

Matric

72%, Zila School, Motihari, BSEB PATNA, 1997. 

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND REWARDS

1) SRF (UGC) from February 2010 to February 2013.

2) JRF (UGC) qualified in June 2007.

3) SRI RAM MEMORIAL PRIZE for securing first division and standing first in college in BA (H) Pol. Science  2nd year, 2001.

4) PRIZE for standing first in college in BA (H) Pol. Science 3rd year, 2002.

SPECIALISATION

Indian Politics, Comparative Politics, Human Rights. 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1) Department of Political Science, Delhi University as Assistant Professor (Adhoc)

28 July 2015 till date.  

(Papers Taught-

Semester -I - Comparative Political Analysis

Semester-III- Democracy and Human Rights in India,

Semester-IV- Democracy and Political Institutions in India; Parties, Elections and Political Process in India, and Nationalism in Comparative Perspective)

2) Department of Political Science, Delhi University as Assistant Professor (Adhoc)

21st July 2014 to 22nd May 2015.  

(Papers Taught- Comparative Political Analysis and Democracy and Political Institutions in India)

3) Janki Devi Memorial College, Delhi University as Assistant Professor (Adhoc)

6th January 2014 to 24 April 2014.

(Papers Taught- Political Theory, Reading Gandhi and Citizenship in a Globalized World)

4) Moti Lal Nehru (Eve) college, Delhi University as Assistant Professor (Adhoc)

8th Oct 2012 to 1st Feb 2013 and 8th April 2013 to 22nd May 2013.

(Papers Taught- Political Process in India, Comparative Politics and Public Policy)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Research articles

1) Nath, Abhishek (2016), “Principle, Policy and Performance: A Critical Assessment of Affirmative Action in India”, Bhartiya Samajik Vigyan Samiksha, Vol-7-8. pp. 85-92, New Delhi, (ISSN 2231- 3486).

2) Choudhary, Sunil K. & Nath, Abhishek (2016), “Some Hits and Many Flops: A Reality Check of One Year of AAP Governance in Delhi”, in Indian Journal of Political Science, Vol- LXXVII, No-2, April-June, 2016, pp- 175-76.

3) Nath, Abhishek (2015), ‘Redefining the Indian Left: The AAP Way’, International Journal Online of Humanities (IJOHMN), vol-1, issue-IV, 2015, ISSN 2395-5155

4) Nath, Abhishek (2014), “The Making of the Indian Constitution”, Bhartiya Samajik Vigyan Samiksha, Vol-6. pp. 85-92, New Delhi, (ISSN 2231- 3486).

5) Nath, Abhishek (2011), “A Study of Migrants and Refugees in India’s North-East: Historicity, Impacts and Issues”, Alternative Perspectives (ISSN 2248-969X), Volume-VI, issue III, Oct-Dec., CADM: IMPHAL, pp. 32-46.

Popular Articles in concerned field/ Translated articles

1) Nath, Abhishek (2010), “The Partners in Development: Examining the Problems and Prospects in Establishing a Partnership of Voluntary Organization with the Government, the Political Leadership and Elected Representatives, the Corporate Sector and the Mass Media”, Civil Society Voices (non ISSN), March-June, VANI: New Delhi, pp. 4-14.

2) नाथ, अभिषेक (2010) (अनुवादित), विकास में साझेदार, नागरिक समाज की आवाज़ , (नॉन आईएसएसएन) मार्च-जून 2010, वाणी, नई दिल्ली, पृष्ठ- 4 -12.

Chapters in Edited Books

1) नाथ, अभिषेक, (2017), ‘भारत में विकास के बदलते आयाम’, अभय प्रसाद सिंह संपादित, “शासन मुद्दे और चुनौतियाँ”, नई दिल्ली, ओरिएंट ब्लैकस्वान,पृष्ठ- 32-48, 2017.

2) नाथ, अभिषेक, (2015), ‘नक्सलवाद : वंचना, विकास और माओवादी चुनौती’, अभय प्रसाद सिंह संपादित, “ भारत मे विकास की प्रक्रिया और सामाजिक आंदोलन”, नई दिल्ली, ओरिएंट ब्लैकस्वान,पृष्ठ- 134-51(ISBN 978 81 250 59448) 2015. 

Book Review

1) Nath, Abhishek (2014), “Seeing Like a Feminist (By Nivedita Menon, Zubaan Penguin Books New Delhi. 2012)”, Bhartiya Samajik Vigyan Samiksha, Vol-6. pp. 185-87, New Delhi, (ISSN 2231- 3486).

Participation and Paper Presentations in Conferences and Seminars (With full length paper)

1) Presented a paper on ‘State of the People and People of State’, in an International Workshop on State of Statelessness: Unorthodox Solutions to Dispossession in Southern Asia”, Organised by Delhi School of Transnational Affairs and Department of Political Science, University of Delhi on 20th February 2018.

2) Discussant in Session 2: Universalism, Particularism and Villege India, of UGC CAS-SAP sponsored National Seminar on “Polity as Fiction, Fiction As Polity: Fifty Years of Raag Darbari”, Organised by Department of Political Science, University of Delhi on 29-30 January 2018.

3) Presented a research paper on ‘Principle, Policy and Performance: A Critical Reflection on Affirmative Action in India’ in a ICSSR sponsored national seminar on “Affirmative Action in Theory and Practice: Achievements and Challenges” organized by Department of Political Science, Sri Aurobindo College, University of Delhi, on 6-7th January 2017.

4) Presented a research paper on “ Migration That Matters: Estimation and Analysis of Migration From Bangladesh to India” in a ICSSR funded national seminar on ‘Democracy, Social Exclusion and Rights in Contemporary India’ organized by Department of Political Science, Miranda House, University of Delhi on 18-19 April 2016.

5) Presented a research paper on ‘Migration That Matters: Estimation and Analysis of Migration From Bangladesh to India’ in a Departmental seminar on ‘Politics: Theory and Practice’ organized by Department of Political Science, University of Delhi on 02 April 2016.

6) Discussant in panel discussion for ‘ Rights, Identities and Ownership: A Gendered Perspective” in ICSSR sponsored national seminar on “Gender, Identity and Migration in India”, organized by Department of Political Science, University of Delhi in 7-8 August 2015.

7) Presented a research paper titled “Spatiality, Migrants and Hardship: A Study of Bangladeshi Migrants in Delhi” at national seminar on “Power, culture and Marginality in India” held at Department of Political Science, University of Delhi on 16-17 March 2015.

8) Presented  a research paper titled “ Illegal Migration, Livelihood and the Nation-State: A Case Study of Bangladeshi Migrants in India” at International Seminar on “ Global Politics and Governance in 21st Century: Emerging Trends and Global Concerns”, held at Department of Political Science, School of Ambedkar Studies, BBAU, Lucknow, U.P. on 22-23 March 2014.

9) Presented a research paper titled “Illegal Migration From Bangladesh to India: Human Security, Livelihood and the Nation-State”, at International Conference on “Redrawing the Boundaries of International Relation: Going Beyond State and Power”, held at Ravenshaw University, Cuttack, Odisha, India on 20-22 February 2014.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

1) Working on ICDS component of ‘Continuity and Change in Indian Federalism’ research project funded by Leverhulme International Research Network, London, UK since July 2015.

2) Project Coordinator for conducting Opinion Poll Survey for ‘Delhi Municipal Corporation Election 2017’ conducted by ‘Developing Country Research Centre’, University of Delhi.

3) Project Coordinator for conducting Opinion Poll Survey for ‘UP Assembly Election 2017’ conducted by ‘Developing Country Research Centre’, University of Delhi and financed by ICSSR.  

4) Participated in CNN-IBN STATE OF NATION sample survey research conducted by CSDS Delhi, January 2006.

ORGANISATION OF SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES

1) Organizing Member of a one day Department level conference on ‘Politics: Theory and Practice’ in Department of Political Science, University of Delhi on 02 April 2016.

2) Organizing Member of a daylong National Conference on “Feminist Engagements with Law and the State” by Research Network on Feminist Engagements With Law and State, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi on 29 March 2017.

3) Organizing Member of a UGC CAS-SAP Sponsored two day National Conference on ‘Problematizing Sexuality and Violence: Deconstruction Institutions, Norms and Narratives in India’, by Research Network on Feminist Engagements With Law and State, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, on 23-24 August 2017.

PARTICIPATION IN ACADEMIC WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

1) Attended a seminar on ‘New Directions in Indian Polity: The Way Forward’ jointly organized by the Developing Country Research Centre (dcrc) and the School of Open Learning, Campus of Open Learning (COL), University of Delhi on Friday 11 March 2016.

2) Attended an International Workshop on ‘Law, Institutions and Political Philosophy’ organized by LEAP 2015 in Department of Political Science, University of Delhi on 21-22 August 2015.

3) Participated in the Workshop on Information Literacy and Competency organized by Delhi University Library System, University of Delhi, on 18th January 2013.

OTHER ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

1) Coordinated the Opinion Poll for North and Central Delhi Municipal corporation Election 2017 (Samiksha 2017) conducted by dcrc, University of Delhi in April 2017 

2) Coordinated the Sixth Phase of Opinion Poll Survey for UP Assembly Elections 2017 (Samiksha 2017) conducted by dcrc, University of Delhi in Feb-March 2017. 

3) Conducted an Election Survey for Delhi Assembly Elections 2015 as a course work under paper Parties, Elections and Political Process in India in February 2015. (The election result shows 80-90% accuracy).

4) Conducted an Sample Survey on “Working of the One Year of AAP Governance” in February 2016 as a course work under paper Parties, Elections and Political Process in India in February 2015. 

5) A new Paper “Nationalism in Comparative Perspective” taught in semester (IV) Jan-May 2017 in MA Political Science, Delhi University. 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

1) Coordinated and prepared NAAC report 2012-17 for the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.

2) Coordinated and prepared IQAC report 2014-15 for the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.

3) Coordinated and prepared IQAC report 2015-16 for the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.

4) Coordinated and prepared IQAC report 2016-17 for the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.

5) Worked in various committees of the Department as a member including the Committee on Swachchha Bharat, the Prime Minister’s Flagship program. 

MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIC BODIES

1) Member of Bihar Political Science Association

2) Founding Member of Research Network on Feminist Engagement with Law and State, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.

3) Member of The Comparative Federalist Research Group, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.

PERSONAL DETAILS

1) FATHER’S NAME- Dr. BISHESHWAR NATH

2) MOTHER’S NAME- NITA VERMA

3) DATE OF BIRTH- 21ST October 1981

4) SEX- MALE

5) MARITAL STATUS- MARRIED

7) CURRENT ADDRESS: H. N- 1261 A, SECTOR-29, FARIDABAD OLD, HARYANA-121008 


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