Nani Gopal Mahanta is currently Professor and Head of the Department, Political Science and Director, Centre for South-East Asian, Gauhati University, Assam, India. His research interest includes issues of Peace and Conflict Resolution, Human Development and Security, Insurgency, Ethnicity and Identity Politics.  He was a Rotary World Peace Fellow in the University of California, Berkeley from 2002-2004. As a World Peace fellow, he travelled to various parts of the world including Europe and South Asia for his internship and empirical work.

Director i/c

Prof. Nani Gopal Mahanta

Dr. Rubul Patgiri is currently Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Deputy Director of the Centre for South East Asian Studies, Gauhati University. Dr. Patgiri obtained his Masters and M.Phil. from the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD), Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi) and Ph.D. from Dibrugarh University, Assam. Dr. Patgiri is specialised in International Studies, Foreign Policies, Ethnic and National Studies,Post Colonial thought, Peace & Conflict Resolution.

Deputy Director i/c

Dr. Rubul Patgiri

Monoj Das is currently Coordinator of the Centre for South East Asian Studies, Gauhati University. He has completed his Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) from the Centre for South Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University on “Organised Crime and Terrorism in Pakistan, 1979-2013”. He is pursuing his Ph.D. from the same institution on “Crime-Terror Nexus and Small Arms Trafficking in Pakistan and its Security Implications, 1979-2015”. His areas of research interest are Human Rights, Non-Traditional Security, Insurgency and Identity Politics; Politics of South Asia, India’s Foreign Policy.


Monoj Das

Responsible for Office Work , IT & Technical Support   

Office Assistant

Chandan Das

Responsible for Office Work, Record keeping 

Office Assistant

Mukul Sarma

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