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Vice-Chancellor

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Varun Sahni
Professor, International Politics (JNU) (on deputation)

D.Phil. (University of Oxford)

P.S. to VC: +91-8669609002 E-mail: [email protected]

Career
  • Professor, International Politics, Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD),  Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (1995-)
  • Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jammu (2008-2012)
  • Before 1995:
    • Junior Research Fellow in Politics and Junior Dean, Lincoln College, Oxford
    • Resident Fellow, Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, New Delhi
    • Reader, Latin American Politics, Goa University
Visiting Professor/ Fellow
  • Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
  • Centro de Investigación y Docencia Economicas (CIDE), Mexico City
  • National Defense University, Washington, DC (2003), under the Fulbright Military Academies Initiative)
  • Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy, The Australian National University, Canberra (2008)
  • Inlaks Scholar, University of Oxford (1991)
  • National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi
  • Foreign Service Institute, New Delhi
  • Army War College, Mhow, MP
  • Naval War College, Goa
Awards and Honours
  • VKRV Rao Prize in Social Sciences (2006): Indian Council of Social Science Research
  • Personnalité d'Avenir" at the French Foreign Ministry (1995)
  • Member of Mexico's Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (National System of Researchers) (1999-2002)
  • Jury Member, Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding
  • Chairman of the Programme Committee of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi
  • Member, FIST Advisory Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • South Asian Survey (SAGE), Editor (2006)
  • The Chinese Journal of International Politics (Oxford University Press) - Editorial board member
  • Asian Security Series (Stanford University Press) - Editorial board member
Research Contributions
  • Published over 102 research articles and book chapters, participated in over 220 academic conferences (90 outside India)