Arshi Khan teaches Political Science and International Relations. He completed his M.Phil (on Turkey-Greece Relations with reference to Cyprus) and Ph.D (on Turkish Democracy and Political Parties) from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He studied Political Science at AMU, Human Rights (Hyderabad University), Democracy (University of Fribourg, Switzerland). He learnt Turkish language in Ankara University, Turkey. He has been Resource person to national and international institutions. Since 1989 he has been writing on the several issues related to democracy, human rights, state system, political stability, security and conflicts in Middle East and South Asia.
Earlier, he was associated with the Centre for Federal Studies, New Delhi. He worked on India's federal polity, the issue of the Muslim minority community, Affirmative action policy, violence and discrimination. He has also contributed to newspapers as a political analyst on different aspects of International Relations. He edited the book--Federalism, Democracy and Conflict Resolution (New Delhi: Macmillan, 2012). In February 2013, he delivered two Lectures on Federalism and Fundamental Rights in India: Religious and Linguistic Rights, at the Faculty of Law and School of Political Science and Sociology, Leopold-Franzens UniversitÃ¤t Innsbruck, Austria on the invitation of the international School of Federalism and Governance 2013, (European Academy, Italy) under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr ThorbjÃ¸rn Jagland.
His papers are published in over 14 Books edited in India and in over 14 Books edited in USA, UK, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Cyprus, Turkey, UAE, and Iraq. He is accredited with 4 Monographs, over 18 refereed and indexed National and International Journals, over 33 long and research articles in the Mainstream, over 180 articles/analyses in The Telegraph, The Pioneer, The Hindu, The Indian Express and Jordan Times (Amman). He was columnist in Daily Rashtriya Sahara (New Delhi) for two years. He presented over 16 papers in conferences in India and 17 papers abroad. He has delivered over 90 Lectures in India and over 15 Lectures in Switzerland, UAE, Iraq, Thailand and Malaysia. He contributed to TV channels and Radio (India and Abroad, including the BBC Asia Network) over 150 times. He also visited Turkey under the Cultural Exchange Programme of the UGC, and visited the US as a Short-term Fulbright Fellow. He has visited 20 countries.