20-APR-2013: The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University has appointed Major General G. G. Dwivedi, SM, VSM and Bar (Retd.) as professor in the Centre of West Asian Studies, Faculty of Social Science for a period of three years or till he attains the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier, with effect from the date he joins his duty.
Major General Dwivedi has remained associated with Indian Army and held various important positions from 1971 to 2009.
Major General Dwivedi held diplomatic assignments as Military Attaché, China from 1997 to 1999. He was Visiting Faculty at Foreign Service Institute, Delhi, IIM, Kashipur, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi and Punjab University, Chandigarh.
He obtained his M. Sc. and M. Phil. in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University and PhD in International Relations from JNU. He also obtained Long Chinese Interpreter Course from School of Foreign Languages, New Delhi.
Major General Dwivedi has also authored two books on Military History/Strategy and published over forty articles in Geo-Strategic Issues, international relations and leadership in leading professional journals.