Mr. Arjun

Assistant Professor
School of Internal Security, Defence and Strategic Studies (SISDSS)

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About Mr. Arjun

Arjun is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Internal Security, Defence and Strategic Studies (SISDSS). He is presently pursuing his Ph.D. from the Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P Jindal Global University. He is an Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) Doctoral Fellow and received full-term Doctoral Fellowship for the year (2021-2022). A recipient of the Jindal Doctoral fellowship. Prior joining Rashtriya Raksha University, he has worked at the Asia Society IndiaCentre asa Programme Manager for Business and Policy. He has previous work experience as a researcher at various public and private organisations such as the Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education Govt. of India, Neo-Defense Consulting, and at the Centre for Security and Strategy Studies, New Delhi. His areas of interest include India-China Relation, India’s national security, India’s foreign policy, India’s military history maritime security.

  • M.A in Politics and International Relations from Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (2015).
  • B.A from Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry (2011).
                                    ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship,
                                Ministry of Education, Government of India.
                                    Student Research Award,
                                O.P Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
                                    Best Student Publication,
                                O.P Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
                                    Jindal Doctoral Fellowship,
                                O.P Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
                                    Prix D’ Excellence,
                                Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry, India.
  • Certificate Programme on “Decoding China” Jointly organised by AsiaSlate and the Centre for Northeast Asian Studies, O.P Jindal Global University, Sonipat, 10-23 January 2022.
  • Certificate Programme 2.0 on “ Introduction to India’s Strategic Thinking and Its Determinants” organised by Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, 7-9 August 2019.
  • Paper presented titled ‘India’s Maritime Safety and Security Under the Indo- Pacific Ocean’s Initiative’ at the International Conference on Connecting East, Confluence of AOIP & IPOI Visions, organised by Association of Asia Scholars in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi, 1-3 September 2022.
  • Paper presented titled ‘Shaping a New Strategic Discourse in the Indo-Pacific with Small Island Nations’ at the 2 nd Biennial Indian Ocean Studies Conference, Change and Continuity in an Age of Uncertainty, organised by Sheridan Institute of Higher Education in association with Western Australian Museum and the Australian Association for Maritime History, Perth, Western Australia, 12-13 November 2021.
  • Paper presented titled ‘Deconstructing China’s Role in Mapping the World Order’ at the International Conference on China’s Belt Road Initiatives: Regional and Global Implications, organised by the Institute for Contemporary Chinese Studies (ICCS) in association with the School of International Relations and Politics, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, 6-7 November 2021.
  • Paper presented titled ‘India’s Mission of a “Clean and Green Navy”’ at the 7 th National Conference of the Ocean Society of India (OSICON-21), organised by the National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) and Ocean Society of India, Goa, 12-14 August 2021.
  • Paper presented titled ‘Harnessing India’s Blue Economy for National Development’ at theOne Day National E-Conference on the Rising Perspective of Sustainable & Creative Economy, organised by the the Dept. of Economics Thakur College of Science and Commerce & IQAC in association with University of Mumbai, 22May 2021.
  • Paper presented title ‘India’s Promising Drive Towards Sustainability: Vision 2030’ at the 1 st International Student Research Conference organised by Dhaka University Research Society (DURS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 6 December 2020.