Department of Political Science
Prof. Upendra Choudhury
|Thrust Area :||International Politics/Politics and Security Issues in Indo-Pacific|
|Address :||House No. 32, Kaveri Enclave, Phase 2, Ramghat Road, Aligarh|
|Nature of association :||Regular|
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Prof.. Upendra Choudhury specialises, teaches and conducts research on International Politics with a special focus on Indo-Pacific region. He has served both as the Member Secretary and Director of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India from 2014-2019. Prof Choudhury received his Ph.D. from CPS/SSS, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 2000 on India's Ballistic Missile Programme, authored a book (Nuclear Risk Reduction Measures in South Asia: Problems and Prospects, Manohar Publications, New Delhi, 2006) and contributed several book chapters, encyclopaedia entries, commissioned and research papers to refereed journals in India, United States, United Kingdom, Bangladesh, Australia and Singapore. He has also completed several independent research projects sponsored by the Indian and foreign funding agencies and attended several conferences in India, US, UK, Russia, Germany, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Japan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Turkey, China, South Korea, Italy, Bhutan, Finland and Slovenia.