Dr. Monish Tourangbam M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)

Department of Geopolitics & International Relations

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Monish Tourangbam teaches postgraduate students in the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations. He is the Student Affairs Coordinator of the Department and Coordinator for the North East Studies Centre.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
India’s World View GEO 701 Semester III
Theoretical Approaches to International Relations GEO 603 Semester I
International Communication, Information and Public Diplomacy GEO 606 Semester II and Semester IV
Strategies and Negotiations in International Treaties GEO 706 Semester IV
Defence and Intelligence in India’s National Security GEO 708 Semester IV

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) International Relations with a specialisation in American Studies School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 2014

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Ansal Institute of Technology, Gurgaon (Haryana) Guest Faculty Taught courses on American History and US National Government and Politics. August 2008 to April 2011

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Asian and Global Security Issues, Issues of Globalisation and their Impact, International Affairs, Culture and Society in World Affairs.

Area of Expertise

US Foreign Policy and National Security Policy, US Domestic Politics, Theories of International Relations, Diplomatic History, Indian Foreign Policy.

Area of Research

US Foreign Policy and National Security Policy, US Domestic Politics, Indian Foreign Policy, Diplomatic History, Popular Culture and Politics, Theories of International Relations, Diplomatic History and Strategic Affairs.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Observer Research Foundation (privately funded think tank) Associate Fellow He conducted policy and academic research and worked on the US role in Afghanistan as part of the Net Assessment Project between ORF and the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS), Ministry of Defence.

Indo-US relations: From non-alignment to emerging defence cooperation

2013-01-01

Rise of Quad: Perspectives from Member Countries in Chintamani Mahapatra (eds.), Rise of the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives, Dimensions and Challenges (Pentagon Press and Indian Council of Social Science Research: New Delhi

2019-02-06

“US-North Korea Nuclear Negotiations in the Trump Era,” World Focus, v. XXXX, n. 5, May 2019.

2019-02-05

Sri Lanka in China’s Strategic Calculus and Implications for India,” World Focus, v. XXXX. n. 1, January 2019

2019-03-01

“India-Iran Relations amidst Strategic Constraints,” Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, v.13, n.3, July–September 2018

2018-06-09

Maintaining Order in the Seas: Evolving India-US Partnership in the Indo-Pacific,” in Adluri Subramanyam Raju (ed.), Good Order at Sea: Indian Perspective (Studera Press: New Delhi, 2018)

2019-08-07

“India Beware,” Defence and Security Alert, v.9, n.9, June 2018

2018-07-06

“Forecasting India-US Relations in the Trump Era: Mostly Sunny and Warm, No Major Disturbance in Sight,” Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, v. 12, no. 1, January–March 2017.

2018-12-03

‘Indo-US Strategic Partnership: Who’s Afraid of an Alliance?’, Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, v.10, n. 2, April–June 2015

2015-09-06

‘Indo-Pacific and the Practice of Strategic Autonomy,’ Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, v. 9, n. 2, April–June 2014.

2014-03-06

“Iran’s Quest for Nuclear Weapon Status: American Debate on Pre-emptive Strike,” India Quarterly, v. 67, n.3, July-September 2011.

2011-06-09