Dr. Pawan Kumar

Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

 

Professional Experiences

♦ Assistant Professor (Adhoc), Department of Political Science, Delhi University (July 2016 to present)

♦ Assistant Professor (Adhoc), Kalindi College, Delhi University (February 2015 to May 2016)

♦ Assistant Professor (Guest Lectures) in Ramjas College, Delhi University (October 2014 to November 2014), Zakir Hussain Delhi College, Delhi University (August 2012 to November 2012), Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College for Women, Delhi University (October 2012 to November 2012), Department of Political Science, Delhi University (February 2008 to March 2010), and School of Open Learning, Delhi University (October 2008 to February 2009).

♦ Consultant in Centre for Extension Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), for the course PG Programmes in Participatory Development. (August 2009 to February 2011).

♦ Field Researcher for the CORE Research Project on “Cultures of Governance and Conflict Resolution,” Department of Political Science, (May 2013 to June 2013).

♦ Course Writer of 9 Units of the Course from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) — PG Programmes in Participatory Development (April 2009 to July 2009).

♦ Content Editor of 20 Units of the Course from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) — PG Programmes in Participatory Development (August 2009 to February 2011).

Fellowships

♦ Full travel support from Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) for presenting a paper in International Conference of Political Science Students, conducted by International Association of Political Science Students, Rome, Italy, March 6-11, 2013.

♦ Non-NET Fellowship from University Grant Commission (UGC), December 2005.

Publications

♦ Pawan Kumar (et. al), “Institutional Capacity and Corruption: State Courts of Account in Comparative Perspective,” Revista Debates, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2014, Porto Alegre, pp. 181-204. (ISSN 2236-479X; ISSN (electronic) 1982-5269)

♦ Pawan Kumar, “Political Ethics: Exploring the Boundaries of Political Action”, Bhartiya Samajik Samiksha, Vol. 6, 2014, pp. 1-7. (ISSN 2231-3486)

♦ Pawan Kumar, “Addressing Political Corruption in India: Fundamental to the Process of Democratisation,” Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science, Vol. 20, June 2013, pp. 14-47, (ISSN 1583-3984).

♦ Pawan Kumar, “Conceptualizing Political Corruption in a Democracy: A Contested Domain,” Revista Estudos de Politica, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012, UFCG, Campina Grande, pp. 90-114. (ISSN 2316-4743)

♦ Pawan Kumar, “The Problem of Apartheid,” in Chanchal Kumar and Sanju Gupta (Ed.), United Nations and Global Conflicts, Delhi: Regal Publication, 2013, (ISBN 978-81-8484-230-2).

♦ Pawan Kumar, “Crisis in the Balkans: Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina,” in Chanchal Kumar and Sanju Gupta (Ed.), United Nations and Global Conflicts, Delhi: Regal Publication, 2013, (ISBN 978-81-8484-230-2).

Pawan Kumar and Megha, “Secretary General,” in Chanchal Kumar and Sanju Gupta (Ed.), United Nations and Global Conflicts, Delhi: Regal Publication, 2013, (ISBN 978-81-8484-230-2).

Paper Presentations

♦ Presented a paper in 58th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, “Corruption, Poverty and Global Justice: A Third World Perspective”, Baltimore, 22-25 February, 2017.

♦ Presented a paper in 57th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, “Political Corruption and Democracy: Evaluating the Relationship in India”, Atlanta, 16-19 March, 2016.

♦ Presented a paper in a National Seminar on The Future Of India’s Democracy: Social, Economic And Political Aspects, “Political Corruption and Democracy: Evaluating Anti-Corruption Approach in India”, conducted by Delhi University (ICSSR sponsored), 30-31 January 2015.

♦ Presented a paper in International Conference on Global Justice and the Global South, “Challenges of Political Corruption and Indian Democracy,” conducted by Department of Political Science and School of Open Learning in collaboration with Yale University and University of Birmingham, Delhi, April 25-27, 2014.

♦ Presented a paper in International Conference of Political Science Students, “Addressing Political Corruption in India: Fundamental to the Process of Democratization,” conducted by International Association of Political Science Students, Rome, Italy, March 6-11, 2013.

♦ Presented a paper in Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences — Linking Theory and Empirical Research, “Designing Democratic Audit: Addressing Political Corruption in India,” conducted by Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) at the Humboldt University and the Social Science Research Centre (WZB), Berlin, Germany, July 15-27, 2012.

♦ Presented a paper in International Workshop on Human Rights, “Addressing Corruption in India: A Human Rights Perspective,” conducted by Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Delhi, Delhi, December 22-24, 2011.

Workshops

♦ Participated in Berlin Summer School in Social Sciences — “Linking Theory and Empirical Research”, organised by Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) at the Humboldt University and the Social Science Research Centre (WZB), Berlin, Germany, July 15-27, 2012.

♦ Participated in A Peace Building Workshop on Enriching Democratic Practice in South Asia: Possibilities from the Field of Peace-building, organized by Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace (WISCOMP), Delhi, October 30-31, 2010.

Educational Qualifications

Ph. D, Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, 2014.

M. Phil., Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, 2007.

M. A, Political Science, Ramjas College, University of Delhi, 2005.

B. A. (H), Political Science, Ramjas College, University of Delhi, 2003.

Academic Qualification

♦ National Eligibility Test, December 2005.

Title of PhD Thesis

♦ Designing Democratic Audit: Addressing Political Corruption in India

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 11/06/1982 

E-mail: pawankumardelhi@gmail.com

 


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