Mr Arvind Kumar

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Arvind Kumar is a PhD candidate with specific interest in electoral democracy and voting behaviour. His thesis- Caste, Inequality and Voting Behaviour in India explores the role caste and inequality in the rise of right-wing BJP in Indian democracy. His broader research interests include Caste/Ethnic Inequality, Political Behaviour, Party Politics, Political Economy, Political Theory, Judicial Politics and South Asian Politics. He is also Sessional Tutor of South Asian Politics.

Prior to joining PhD, Arvind Kumar obtained BA(H), MA in Political Science and MPhil in Political Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India. He has also taught as a Guest Lecturer of Political Science (2016-18) at the Department of Political Science, Satyawati College (M), University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.

Besdies, he is regular contributing columist of ThePirnt, IndiaToday, and Firstpost.


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