Dr. Malavika Menon

Assistant Professor
Political Science


PhD (Political Science), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU); M.Phil and M.A., Political Science, JNU; B.A. (Hons), Political Science, Gargi College, Delhi University.

Research Area

Indian Politics, Political Theory, Western Political Thought, Multiculturalism and Studies at the intersection of minorities, state and communities.

Professional Experience

Research and teaching as UGC-DSA Project Fellow at the Centre for Political Studies, JNU, 2010-2012. Taught papers on Government and Politics in India and Political Ideas and Ideologies to undergraduates. Research and Editorial work at the Nehru Memorial Fund, Teen Murti House, 2012-2018, tasked with preparing volumes titled Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru. I have worked towards publishing eight volumes, covering select periods of the years 1959-1962.

Conducted research on Partition studies (2007-08) and assisted on a World Bank Project on Issues in Reforming State Education Systems in India (2002).

Publication (1), Conference/Seminar Presentations (3)

Awards & Honors