Executive Director

Dr. Nandini Basistha
Executive Director

Dr. Nandini Basistha
MA (Double), MPhil, PhD, Post Doc


Experienced Political Scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the academic institution. Skilled in Indian Government & Politics, Identity Politics, Human Security, Women Studies, Refugee Studies & International Relations. Received UGC-NET Junior & Senior Research Fellowship to complete Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Identity Politics of Rajbangshis & Gorkhas from Allahabad Central University, India.

Received “Exceptional Women of Excellence” Award from Women Economic Forum, New Delhi, India in 2022

Authored 1 book, edited 9 books, wrote 30 research articles (8 - International Peer-reviewed journal; 3 - UGC-Care–I, Sage-2, Routledge-2, Rawat, Manohar, Gyan, Pentagon, Manak, IIHSG & Kaniska publishing houses)

Resource Person (Keynote Speaker & Guest of Honour - 13) & paper-presenter - 55 Conferences in India, United Kingdom (2), USA, Singapore, Ukraine & Philippines

Reviewer of SCOPUS-Indexed Routledge journal, Cogent Arts & Humanities (ISSN: 2331-1983) & Editorial Board Member of 1. International Scientific Journal of ‘Philosophy, Economics & Law Review’, published by Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine & registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, ISSN 2786-491X (URL https://phelr.dduvs.in.ua/?page_id=264); 2. ‘International Journal of Bio Sciences and Technology’ (IJBST), non-profit peer-reviewed open access International Journal, ISSN: 0974-3987 (URL http://www.ijbst.org ), Indexed by EBSCO, PROQUEST & CABI

Wrote MOOC E Contents (6), commentaries & Book Reviews.

Participated in Winter School on “Forced Migration” (UNHCR, Govt. of Finland & MCRG); Summer School on “Analyzing Quantitative Data on Indian Politics” (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi); Winter School on “Life and Thought of Gandhi” (Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla)