Dr. Arun Kumar M

Assistant Professor
Political Science & International Relations

Professional Biography

Arun Kumar specialises in teaching political science and international relations. He teaches ‘Western Political Thought and Political Theory’; ‘Indian Political Thought’; ‘Indian Government and Politics’; ‘Comparative Politics’; ‘Public Administration’; and ‘International Relations’. He was awarded ICSSR Fellowship for his doctoral studies from 2015 to 2017. He also successfully completed the National Eligibility Test in ‘Political Science’ in 2017.

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals 
‘Democratic transition and institutionalization of party system in Estonia, 1991-2001’, IMPACT Journal, 5(6), (Kumar​. ​A., 20​17​), pp. 21-36.
‘Democracy and political stability: A comparative study of Estonia and India, 1991-2015’, International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (IRJMS), 3(6), (Kumar​. ​A., 20​17​), pp. 1-11.

Current Research

Arun Kumar’s research interests are in Western political thought and political theory, Indian political thought, Indian government and politics, comparative politics, public administration, and international relations. Arun Kumar’s current research interests are focused on enhancing and contributing towards Western political thought and political theory, Indian political thought, Indian government and politics, comparative politics, public administration, and international relations.

Contribution to Profession and ​​Awards (from 2015)

Ph.D. awarded (2019), title of the thesis “Coalition Politics in Estonia and India: A Comparative Study, 1991-2014” at the Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies, School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

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