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About Alka Jauhari

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. Professor Jauhari is also advisor to the Politics and International Studies Club (PAIS)


June 2016 Assistant Professor Government, Politics & Global Studies, Sacred Heart University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

International organizations, International law, South Asian politics, African politics

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Honors and Awards

  • 2013-14 SHU Academics for Creative Teaching Grant
  • SHU Service Award (15 years)
  • Gold Medal first position in MA (Political Science), Lucknow University


  • Introduction to International Relations
  • The Human Community: Individual & Society
  • African Politics
  • South Asian Politics
  • International Organizations
  • International Law
  • Senior Seminar

Contact Information

Government, Politics & Global Studies
Academic Building HC 212-N
College of Arts and Sciences


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Research Papers Presented (11)