Dr. Sudhir Kumar is Reader in Political Science in VBS University, Jaunpur and teaches Political Science at graduate and Postgraduate level at DAV PG College Azamgarh (U.P.) since 1974. He has been teaching courses on Political Sociology, Indian Politics, Comparative Politics and Political Process in India especially Uttar Pradesh. His area of interest is Modern Political Theory, Comparative Politics and Political Sociology. Presently, he focuses on Government and Politics in India with special reference to Uttar Pradesh.
Research Interests :
- Government and Politics in India with special reference to Uttar Pradesh. , Child Labour in India & Party Politics.
- Working on UGC Project on child labour in informal sector
Association with Acdemic Bodies
- Life Member of Indian Institute of Public Administration, Delhi.
- Member American Politcal Science Association till 2004
- Life Member of Indian Political Science Association.
- Life Member of UP Political Science Association.
- Life Member of Poorvanchal University Political Science Association.
- Member Advisory Board Shodharthy, Kanpur/td>
- Academic Counsellor, IGNOU
- Political and Administrative Set-up of Union Territories in India, Mittal Publication ,New Delhi. 1991.- Reviewed by Prof . Kuldeep Mathur , Centre for Political - Studies, JNU, New Delhi Pub., Political Science Review, Vol.29 (1-4)
- Adhunik Rajnitik Sidhanta, MPS Pub.,Varanasi, 1991.
- Evolution of union territories in India, Indian Journal of Politics, Vol. xxxiii, No.1 & 4, 1989.
- Jawahar Lal Nehru – Champion of Tribals, The UP Journal Of Political Science, Vol.1(2),Jul.-Dec., 1989.
- Issues in 1991 Election, The UP Journal Of Political Science, Vol.3, (1&2),1991.
- Political Participation of women in India, Indian Journal of Politics, vol. XL (4),Oct-Dec. 2006.
- Relevance of Caste on Political Choice of women ,(Unpublished)
Seminar & workshop
- Presented paper “ Diamensions of UP Politics” in UP Political Science convention held at KS Saket college, Ayodhya (RML Avadh University, faizabad) on 21-22 Mar.1998.
- Presented paper on ‘Indian Political Culture’ in National Seminar on ‘Political Culture In India’ held at DAV College, Azamgarh in 1997.
- Presented paper on ‘Governor in Indian states’ in All India Seminar sponsored by UGC held at JNSPG College, Maharajganj, Gorakhpur on 5-6 oct.1989.
- Presented a paper on “ Political Alienation Among Some Professional Groups” at Indian Institute of Advanced Study ,Rashtrapati Niwas , Shimla. In Sept,2002
- Presented paper on “Political Participation of Women” at Indian Institute of Advanced Study , Rashtrapati Niwas , Shimla, In Sept.2004
- Presented paper on “Panchayati Raj in India” in UGC sponsored seminar under COHSSIP scheme at DG College, Kanpur.
- Participated in Summer workshop in Research Methodology and teaching in Political Science at BHU Varanasi , 4-23 May,1987.
- Participated in summer school on “Research Methodology : Analyzing quantitative data on Indian Politics” organized by Indian Institute of Advanced Study , Rashtrapati Niwas , Shimla & Lokniti, CSDS, Delhi, from !6-29th June 2008.