Associate Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for Study of Political Violence
M.A. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
M.A.; Ph.D. (Delaware University, USA)
Prof. (Dr.) Samrat Sinha is currently engaged in researching the impacts of armed conflict as well as in the development of field research methodologies in conflict and post-conflict situations (as well as in post-disaster contexts). He has also conducted externally funded research projects as well as evaluations (and assessments) in a variety of conflict and post-disaster contexts. At the JSIA he teaches the following courses: Civil War, Insurgency and Terrorism, Negotiations in Complex Security Environments and Social Science Research Methods. Prior to joining JSIA, Professor Sinha taught at the Jamsetji Tata Centre for Disaster Management (JTCDM), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai).
Post-Conflict Recovery Public Health and Armed Conflict Humanitarian Response to Disasters and Complex Emergencies Methods of Field Research in Armed Conflict Armed Group Behavior Democratization and Institutional Development