Sambuddha Ghatak, Ph.D.

Sambuddha Ghatak

Assistant Professor, Human Rights Coordinator

Ph.D., University of Tenessee; Knoxville, TN

Research and Teaching Interests:
International Relations: Intrastate Conflict; Politics of Terrorism; International Conflict; International Organizations; International Relations Theory

Comparative Politics: Politics of Developing Nations; South Asian Politics; Government and Politics of India

Research Methods:
Research Design; Basic Statistics; Regression Analysis; Maximum Likelihood Estimation Time Series Analysis; Game Theory

Curriculum Vitae

sambuddhaghatak.com

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Fall 2019
Office Hours
Tuesday:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Friday:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sambuddha Ghatak received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Tenessee in 2014. Before joining the Department of Justice Studies in 2017, he was a lecturer at the University of Tenessee since 2014. He has taught a wide range of classes, including Terrorism, Conflict Processes, and American Government and Politics. Ghatak has published on the subjects of terrorism and human rights in journals such as Journal of Conflich Resolution, Conflict Management and Science, International Interactions and Terrorism, and Political Violence.


Selected Publications

Ghatak, Sambuddha, “The Role of Political Exclusion and State Capacity in Civil Conflict in South Asia.” Terrorism and Political Violence Vol. 30, No. 1 (2018): 74-96.

Ghatak, Sambuddha. “Human Rights Violations of Minorities in South-East Asia: Indonesia and Malaysia,” in E. Ike Udogu and Sambuddha Ghatak (eds.,). Human Rights Dilemmas in the Developing World: The Case of Marginalized Populations at Risk. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (2017): 91-119.

Ghatak, Sambuddha, Aaron Gold and Brandon C. Prins. “Domestic Terrorism in Democratic States: The Important Role Played by Grievances.” Journal of Conflict Resolution (2017):
1-29. DOI: 10.1177/0022002717734285.

Ghatak, Sambuddha and E. Ike Udogu. “Minority Quandaries and Jihadist Terrorism in India, 1985-2013: An Overview,” in E. Ike Udogu and Sambuddha Ghatak (eds.). Human Rights Dilemmas in the Developing World: The Case of Marginalized Populations at Risk. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (2017):
121-178.

Ghatak, Sambuddha and E. Ike Udogu. “Human Rights Issues of Minorities in Contemporary India: A Concise Analysis,” in E. Ike Udogu and Sambuddha Ghatak (eds.,). Human Rights Dilemmas in the Developing World: The Case of Marginalized Populations at Risk. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books (2017):
31-60.

Ghatak, Sambuddha. “Gender Marginalization: A Discourse on the Status of Women inSouth Asia,” in E. Ike Udogu (ed.), The Developing World: Critical Issues in Politics and Society. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press/Rowman and Littlefield Group (2012): 69-93.