Educational qualification:

  • MA (Gauhati University)
  • Phil ( JNU)
  • PhD (JNU)

Specialization:

  • International Relations, South Asia
  • Indian Government and Politics
  • Borderland Studies
  • Comparative Politics

Course engagements:

  • MA: Contemporary Political Theories
  • Issues in International Relations
  • Western Political thought
  • BA: Political Process in India
  • Comparative Politics 

Others:

  • Member, Placement and Career Counseling, Unity College.
  • Member, Women Development Cell, Unity College.

Publications:

  • Bhattarai, C.M. ( 2014), Borderland lives in Northern South Asia (review), Contemporary South Asia, Routledge: Landon 22:4.
  • Bhattarai, C.M. (2015), India’s Grand Strategy: History, Theory, Cases (review), India Quarterly, Sage: New Delhi,71(3).
  • Bhattarai, C.M. (2017), Boundaries Undermined: The Ruins of Progress on the Bangladesh/India Border (review), Political Studies Review, Sage: London, 15(1).
  • Bhattarai, C.M. (2020), Sensitive space: fragmented territory at the India–Bangladesh Border (review), Contemporary South Asia, Routledge: London, 28 (4).
  • Bhattarai, C.M. (2015), ‘‘Contemporary Politics in Arunachal Pradesh: Issues and Challenges’’ in Arupjyoti Chaudhury and Pankaj Jyoti Gogoi edited Politics in North East India, Historiography, Diversity and Contemporary Issues, Bookland, Guwahati, 20015. ISBN No 9788189872919.

 Presentation:

  • India-Bangladesh Border Fencing and Community Responses, at Annual International Studies Convention 2013, Re-Imaging Global Order: Perspective from the South, Convention Centre JNU, New Delhi.
  • Fencing India’s Bangladesh Border: Issues and Concerns at National Seminar on State, Social Movements and Democracy in North East India jointly organized by Department of Political Science, Gauhati University North East Regional Centre held on February 27 to March 1, 2013.

 Courses/ Workshops/ Trainings:

  • Human Resource Development: Key to Competitiveness and Sustainable Growth in SAARC Region, Jointly Organized by SAARC Human Resource Development Centre Islamabad, Pakistan and Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development New Delhi, India from April 28-30, 2015.
  • Pandit Hridayanath Kunzuru Memorial Lectures on the theme “Social Movements in the Globalizing World” Organized by School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi from 1-12 April 2013.
  • Pandit Hridayanath Kunzuru Memorial Lectures on the theme “Social Regionalism and Multiculturalism,” organized by School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi from March 12 to March 24, 2012.
  • Certificate course work on Research Methodology in Development Studies, organized by Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati, Assam from December 1 to 10, 2008.
  • Workshop on Computer Application in Social Science Research in Development Studies, organized by Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati, Assam from March 12 to 19, 2008.
  • Fieldwork and Training conducted by Lokniti Programme for Comparative Democracy, Centre for Study of Developing Society for Assam Assembly Election Study, 2006.

 Experiences and Awards: 

  • ICSSR doctoral fellowship for the year 2013-15.
  • Junior Research Fellow at Omeo Kumar Das Institute for Social Change and Development, Guwahati in 2007-08.
  • Research Associate at OKDISCD from June 2018-2020 on a Project ‘Looking Past for the Future: a Shared History of North East India and Bangladesh.’
  • Assistant professor at the department of Political Science Tetso College (Nagaland University) from September 2021 to November 30, 2022.
  • Senior Analyst at Indian Political Action Committee (IPAC) from December 2022 to July 2023.