Prof Varun SahniMember, Governing Council
Prof Varun Sahni teaches International Politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He edits South Asian Survey, an international peer review journal of repute, speaks regularly (since 2006) at the National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi and has been Jury Member of the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding.An Inlaks Scholar, he wrote his doctoral dissertation on the political role of the Argentine Navy at the University of Oxford (1991). Before joining the JNU faculty in 1995, Varun Sahni was Junior Research Fellow in Politics and Junior Dean at Lincoln College, Oxford; Resident Fellow of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, New Delhi and Reader in Latin American Politics at Goa University. He has been visiting professor/fellow at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City; National Defense University, Washington, DC (2003, under the Fulbright Military Academies Initiative) and the Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy, The Australian National University, Canberra (2008). From December 2008 to January 2012, he served as the 10th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Jammu.