Mr. Ashutosh Mukund Pandey

Assistant Professor (Research), School of Internal Security, Defence and Strategic Studies
Bachelor in Business Administration, MA in Politics and International Relations, M.Phil. in International Politics, PhD in International Politics

Phone No. – +91 7968126800

Email – ashutosh.pandey@rru.ac.in

About Ashutosh Mukund Pandey

Dr. Ashutosh Mukund Pandey holds a Ph.D. in International Politics from the Centre for International Politics, School of International Studies (SIS), Central University of Gujarat. He currently serves as a Assistnat Professor (Research) at the School of Internal Security, Defence and Strategic Studies (SISDSS). In 2019, he was awarded the Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) Doctoral Fellowship to support his research. His doctoral research focused on exploring the impact of media on Indian foreign policy.

Prior to his Ph.D., Ashutosh obtained his M.Phil. from the Centre for International Politics, SIS, Central University of Gujarat, where he focused on Media’s Perception of China. His M.Phil. research investigated the portrayal of China in the national Hindi print media from 2012 to 2017, particularly focusing on editorial opinions in Hindi newspapers.

Dr. Ashutosh holds a Master of Arts degree in Politics and International Relations. His research interests span across various domains including Media and National Security, Media’s Perception and Misperception, India’s Foreign Policy Decision-Making, and the Impact of Social Media on National Security.

Doctoral Research Candidate(Since July, 2018)

Centre for International Politics, School of International Studies, Central University of Gujarat

M.Phil. in International Politics(2016-2018)

Title: Media’s Perception of China: An Analysis of Major Hindi Newspapers (2012-2017)

MA in Politics and International Relations(2014 -2016)

School of International Studies, Central University of Gujarat

Bachelor in Business Administration(2009-2012)

Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies, GGS Indraprastha University, Delhi

  • Awarded ICSSR Centrally-Administered Full-Term Doctoral Fellowship in the Year 2019-20.
  • Nominated member of the Academic Council of Central University of Gujarat for year 2018-19.
  • Received Certificate of Appreciation as an editor of Student’s Magazine Mansa of Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar for the year 2018-19.
  • Presented paper titled “Perception and Misperception: Hindi Media’s Coverage of China.” in the Two Days ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on India’s Neighborhood Foreign Policy During Prime Minister Modi’s Regime, 29-30 September, 2021, Central University of Haryana.
  • Participated in the NIICE International Studies Convention 2021, held on 27-29 August 2021.
  • Completed/ Participated in the 3-month certificate course on “Basis of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information and Global Navigation Satellite.” Organized by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, ISRO.
  • Participated in the One-Week Workshop on “Geographic Information System (GIS) and National Security”, organized by the School of National Security Studies, Central University of Gujarat.
  • Participated in the two days National Conference on Interfaith Dialogue, Communal Harmony and National Integration, sponsored by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony.
  • Participated in the Ten days Research Methodology Course in Social Sciences sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research and organized by Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad.
  • Participated in International Conference on “Building Nations of Peace: Our Shared Responsibility” organized by School of International Studies, Central University of Gujarat and Universal Peace Federation of India in collaboration with United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan held on 21st September 2014 at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar.
  • Paper published “Impact of Media on National Security: Understanding the Role of Mass Media and Social Media in India” Published in ‘Terrorism and National Security, Volume I, Issue II’ by The Nordic Counter Terrorism Network, Helsinki, Finland.
  • Chapter (Accepted/Under Publication) “Flexing Maritime Muscles: Gujarat Maritime Development in Post-liberalisation Period” in edited book by Prof. Sanjay Kr. Jha and Dr. Manasi Singh, Pentagon Press, Delhi
  • Published article in National Newspaper “Rashtriya Sahara” featured on editorial page titled “अटल जैसी जीत की ओर” published on 29th of March, 2019.
  • Published article as in National Newspaper’s website “Nav Bharat Times” featured as guest author, titled “ओपिनियन और एग्जिट पोल का ओपिनियन कितना सही?” published on 9th of April, 2019.
  • Nominated member of the Academic Council of Central University of Gujarat for year 2018-19.
  • Student Council Member of Central University of Gujarat for the year 2018-19.
  • Editor of the Central University of Gujarat’s Students Magazine “Mansa” for the year 2019-20.
  • Worked as volunteer in Common Wealth Games 2010 organized in Delhi.