CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Dr. Sankalp Gurjar is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Subject||Semester / Year|
|Indian National Security and Defence Management||Semester II|
|India and the Great Powers in the Asia-Pacific||Semester IV|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|Ph.D.||International Relations||South Asian University (A university established by SAARC nations), New Delhi, India||2019|
|M.A.||International Relations||South Asian University||2014|
|B.A.||Economics||Fergusson College, University of Pune||2012|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal Academy of Higher Education||Assistant Professor||October 2022 till date|
|Indian Council of World Affairs||Research Fellow||January 2020 till October 2022|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
International Relations and Security, Great Power Politics, Strategic Studies, Geopolitics, Asian Security, India's Foreign Policy
Area of Expertise
International Relations of the Indo-Pacific, South Asian Geopolitics, Great Powers and the Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region, Asian Security and Political Issues, India's National Security
Area of Research
Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific, South Asian Security, India's Foreign Policy and National Security, Asian Security
The Superpowers’ Playground: Djibouti and the Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific in the 21st Century
Sankalp Gurjar, “The Superpowers’ Playground: Djibouti and the Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific in the 21st Century”, Routledge: London (2023).
Russia Returns to the Indian Ocean: Exploring the Expanding Strategic Presence
Sankalp Gurjar, “Russia Returns to the Indian Ocean: Exploring the Expanding Strategic Presence”, India Quarterly, Vol. 78, No. 3 (September 2022), pp. 413-430.
Locating Indian Ocean Island States in India’s Foreign Policy
Sankalp Gurjar, “Locating Indian Ocean Island States in India’s Foreign Policy”, Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1 (Jan-Mar 2021), pp. 36-53.
Djibouti: The Organizing Principle of Indo-Pacific
Sankalp Gurjar, “Djibouti: The Organizing Principle of Indo-Pacific”, Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 8 (November 2021), pp. 46-63.
Geopolitics of the Western Indian Ocean: Unravelling China’s Multi-Dimensional Presence
Sankalp Gurjar, ‘Geopolitics of the Western Indian Ocean: Unravelling China’s Multi-Dimensional Presence’, Strategic Analysis, Vol. 43, No. 5 (October 2019), pp. 385-401.
India-Africa Oil Partnership in the New Millennium
Sankalp Gurjar, ‘India-Africa Oil Partnership in the New Millennium’, India Quarterly, Vol.74, No.2 (June 2018), pp.197-214.
South Asian Trans-border Energy Connectivity and Co-operation: Problems and Prospects
Sankalp Gurjar, ‘South Asian Trans-border Energy Connectivity and Co-operation: Problems and Prospects’ in Dhananjay Tripathi (eds.) Reimagining Border Studies (Routledge, 2021), pp. 89-106
Indian Ocean and Major Powers: Reconfiguring India’s Role
Rajen Harshé and Sankalp Gurjar, ‘Indian Ocean and Major Powers: Reconfiguring India’s Role’ in Anusua Basu Ray Chaudhury and Vikash Kumar (eds.) Understanding Transition in South Asia: Economy, Politics and Society (Essays in Honour of Professor Partha Ghosh), (Academic Foundation, 2020), pp. 239- 263.
Sankalp Gurjar, ‘Savitribai Phuley’ in Dev Nath Pathak and Sanjeev Kumar H.M. (eds.) Modern South Asian Thinkers (Sage Publications, 2018), pp. 331-336.