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Dr. Mehnaz Najmi

Dr. Mehnaz Najmi

Assistant Professor

Email ID

mehnazsiddiqui@gmail.com

Designation

Program Chair - Assistant Professor

Area of Interest/Specialization:

Political Science
Core Areas: Comparative Politics, Indian Politics, Political Philosophy, Political Theory, Public Administration, Contemporary Issues in Indian Politics and Gender Issues.

Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  • Master of Arts in Political Science from Centre for Political Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Daulat Ram College, Delhi University, New Delhi.
  • UGC/NET Qualified

Research Area

Comparative Politics, Indian Politics, Political Philosophy, Political Theory, Gender Issues, Slum studies, Poverty and Minority Rights.

Professional Experience

Total Experience = Total Experience = 9 .0 years (Teaching Experience: more than 6 years, 3 years of Research Experience)

Subject Taught

  • Ph.D. Course: Voting Behavior, Elections and political process and research methods
  • Post Graduation: Comparative Politics (Jamia Millia Islamia)
  • UG Level Courses: Research Methods, Indian Government and Politics, Comparative Government and Politics, Western Political Thought, Indian Political Thought, Foundation of Political Science, Modern Governments, Colonialism and Nationalism, Modern Political Theory and Social Problems in India.

Major Publications

  • Najmi, Mehnaz, "History of Eve teasing in India". Chapter in edited book, Eve Teasing- A Social Epidemic, Kalpaz Books, Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi. ISBN 978 - 93 - 5128 - 142 – 9 (2015)
  • Najmi, Mehnaz, "Role of Girl Education in Socio Economic and Political Development of India". Chapter in edited book, Girl Education: Challenges and strategies. Gyan Books, ISBN 978-93-5128-178-8 (2016)
  • Najmi, Mehnaz, "Socio political role of Khap Panchayat in India". Chapter in edited book, "Khap Panchayat, Women and Youth in India". ISBN 978-93-5128-207-5 (2016)
  • Najmi, Mehnaz, "Legal System for Women: Laws related to Domestic Violence, Rape and Sexual Harassment", Chapter in edited book, Rule of Law and criminal justice system in India, Pinnacle, Delhi. ISBN 978-93-83848-29-4 (2017)
  • Najmi, Mehnaz, "Different central and State Government Schemes for the development of Schedule Tribes in Andhra Pradesh", Chapter in edited book, Impact of Socio-Economic Development Schemes on Schedule Tribes in India. ISBN 978-93-85132-19-3 (2017)

Paper Presented

Presented a paper on topic "Different central and State Government Schemes for the development of Schedule Tribes in Andhra Pradesh" in National conference, sponsored by Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) on 21st March, 2017.

Paper accepted for peer reviewed journal Research Quotient

Political Symbolism: an emerging trend in democracy of post truth era.(To be published in January)

Online Articles on News Websites

Other Research work

  • Completed a Research Project as Lead Researcher on the topic "Minority Scholarships Schemes- Status and the way forward" funded by Centre for Civil Society.(March 2013)
  • Prepared a report on an International seminar on topic Inter- Civilizational Dialogue, which was subsequently published in IOS newsletter and Human Rights Today (Institute of Objective Studies publications, March 2005)
  • Factoids and Myths about Islam created by Western media- A study of role played by the media for Institute of Objective Studies, Okhla, September 2006.

Paper Presentation/ Attended Seminar/ Work shop

  • Participate in workshop on Research Methodology held School of Law, Galgotias University on 16th January 2018.
  • Organized and coordinated the seminar on "Neo- colonialism in Africa" at Department of Political Science, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Galgotias University on 6th February 2015.
  • Attended a workshop on "Gender Sensitization" at School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Galgotias University on 20 May 2014.
  • Attended a seminar on "Educational Inequalities in India: Beyond Reservation", at School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Galgotias University 5th March 2014.
  • Participated in a workshop on "Emotional Intelligence" at School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Galgotias University on 19th Dec 2013, Submitted a detailed summary report to G-Post.
  • Attended a seminar on "Recent currency depreciation in India" at School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Galgotias University on 18th November 2013.
  • Attended a seminar on "Educational Inequalities in India: Beyond Reservation", at School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Galgotias University 5th March 2014.
  • Attended a panel discussion on "Food security bill in India" November 2014 at School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida.
  • Participated as a delegate and presented a paper at National Workshop on Food & Drug Safety organized by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in Jodhpur.
  • Conducted seminars and awareness programs in different urban and rural areas of Haryana
  • Participated as resource person in seminars conducted to educate and empower the women Sarpanch and Panchayat members in Haryana.

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