Alka Jauhari received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Lucknow
University in India. Her areas of specialization include international organizations,
international law, South Asian politics, and African politics. Her doctoral dissertation
is titled “Africa and the Super Powers.” 

Her areas of research focus on third world politics with particular emphasis on the
politics of Africa. Dr. Jauhari has presented papers regarding African political
development at several professional conferences. She has been teaching at Sacred Heart
University for many years, and was added to the full-time faculty as an Assistant
Professor beginning in Fall 2009. 

Professor Jauhari is fluent in Hindi and is a routine visitor to South Asia. She is
actively involved in local community service, including the Norwalk Soup Kitchen and the
Homeless Shelter. 

Articles

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India-Pakistan Relations: International Implications, Government and Politics Faculty Publications (2013)

India’s independence in 1947 from the British colonial rule and its subsequent division into two...

 

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Africa's Economic Resurgence: Is it Possible?, Government, Politics & Global Studies Faculty Publications (2011)

Economic theory suggests that inequality between nations is caused by a failure to strike an...

 

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Colonial and Post-Colonial Human Rights Violations in Nigeria, Government and Politics Faculty Publications (2011)

Nigeria has a long history of violation of human rights. It is commonly believed that...

 

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South Sudan: A Fledgling Nation, Government and Politics Faculty Publications (2010)

The citizens of south Sudan are rejoicing in the hope of building a new nation...

 

Research Papers Presented

Africa's Economic Renaissance, Association of Middle East and Africa Conference (2013)
 
Building Peace in Africa: A State-Society Pursuit, New England Political Science Association (NEPSA) Conference (2013)

Paper presented by Alka Jauhari at the New England Political Science Association (NEPSA) conference, Portland,...

 
New Imperialism in Africa: Nexus Between the African State Leadership and the Foreign Imperialists, New England Political Science Association Conference (2012)
 
India-Pakistan Relations: International Implications, New England Political Science Association Conference (2011)