Sanghamitra Patnaik

Associate Professor II

Sanghamitra Patnaik, Associate Professor-II, School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar,received her M.Phil and Ph.D from American Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi,India. She has Masters Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Utkal University. She has wide experience in the field of academics and research. She was awarded with various grants and scholarships instituted by Indian Council of Social Science and Research (ICSSR), New Delhi, Government of Odisha and American Studies Research Centre (ASRC), Hyderabad. Her published works cover Indo-US Relations, Environmental Politics, Climate Change, Indigenous people and Culture and Human Resource Management. She joined as Associate Professor in Political Science in KIIT University in 2010 and was deputed as Vice-Principal and Principal-in-charge of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) a sister concern of KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She was invited to share her expertise by the Advisory Committee, Advanced Centre for American Studies (UGC Funded), Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. She was a paper presenter and a discussant in (Research Committee) RC-35, International Political Science Association (IPSA), World Congress, 2012, Madrid. She was invited to deliver a lecture on “The Role of Lobbying in American Politics: Protection of Powerful Special Interests, or Legitimate pressure Mechanism in a Democracy” in All India Workshop on American Studies organized at Banaras Hindu University 20th -21st September,2012 by Public Affairs Section, US Embassy New Delhi, and UNESCO Chair for Peace and Intercultural Understanding, Malaviya Centre for Peace Research, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. She is a member of the Advisory Committee of IPSA RC-35. She represented India in SUSI-2013 sponsored /nominated by Department of State, United States of America.

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Patnaik, Sanghamitra. “Indo-Pacific Dynamics in Indo-US Relations”. World Focus.447.2017 (2017):66.