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Dr. Seema Mallik

Seema Mallik Name : Dr.   Seema Mallik
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D
Phone No. : +91-9437930006
E-mail ID : seema(dot)mallik(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Development Studies
  • Political Economy of India
  • Public Policy
  • Development and State -Civil Society Interface
  • Gender Politics
  • Political Theory
  • Society and Polity in India
  • International Politics
  • Indian Government and Politics
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Jitendra Kumar Panda 2019 Civil Society and Public policy: Exploring the Linkages in Contemporary World
      2 Jayanti Majhi 2019 Dominant Regional Parties in India: A case study of BJD and its Policies
      3 Lalat Badejena 2019 Climate Change and its Impact on Agriculture in Odisha ; A Case study of paddy production in Gopinathpur Grampanchayat , Puri District
      4 Kadambini Panda 2018 Shifting Paradigms Of Sino-Indo Relationship : Understanding The Geo-Politics Of Border Dispute In 21st Century
      5 Bishnupriya Panda 2018 Politics Of Water Between The States and Its Impact On Indian Federalism: A Case Study Of Mahanadi River Dispute
      6 Khageswar Nath 2018 Debates on Civil Society and Political Society
      7 Arshiya Anjum 2017 Food Security and Public Distribution System In India: An Institutional Analysis
      8 Subhashree Pothal 2017 Indo-Pak Relations: New Dimensions Under Modi Government
      9 Mamatamayee Dhal 2016 Conflict and Cooperation Over Indo-Bangladesh Trans-Boundary Water Resources)
      10 Abhilipsa Nayak 2016 India-Russia Defence Cooperation in 21st Century (200-2015
      11 Itina Rani Sahoo 2016 Coalition Politics in India: A Study of Changing Patterns in Party Politics since 1990s)
      12 Sripada Priyadarshini 2015 Revival of Cold War in 21st Century
      13 Puspalata Dhal 2015 Militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and Its Impact on India’s Foreign Policy on Pakistan
      14 Monorama Das 2014 Role of Dalits in Indian Politics: A Case Study of Jajpur District of Odisha)
      15 Niti Minyak 2014 Women Empowerment through Self-Help Groups: A Study of Bolangir District of Odisha)
      16 Debajyoti Nayak 2013 India-Japan Relations in 21st Century: An Examination on The Impact of Peace and Security in Asia)
      17 Pradeep Rout 2013 Ethnic Violence: An Analysis of Kandhamal District of Odisha
      18 Rajesh Kumar Prahary 2012 Terrorism across India with Particular Reference
      19 Sasmita Swain. 2012 Changing Role of SAARC in 21st Century
      20 Dinesh Kumar Pradhan 2011 Right to Education: A Case Study of Ambasarmunda Gram Panchayat)
      21 Sushanta Kumar Pradhan 2011 MGNREGA- Facet of Rural Empowerment; A Case Study of Amralipali Gram Panchayat
      22 Narayan Chandra Sahoo 2010 Role of Panchayats in Promoting Primary Education: A Case Study of Bonth Block in Bhadrak District
      23 Binduranee Das 2010 Indo-Bangladesh Trade Links Since 2005: Perspectives on Informal Trade
      24 Debapriya Parida. 2010 Panchayati Raj Institutions and Rural Health: A Case Study of Bhojpur Gram Panchayat of Jamankira Bloc
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Sashikanta Mohapatro 2017 ` 09-POL.SCIENCE-2012-13 ICSSR Doctoral Fellowship Social Conflict and Political Integration: A Case Study of Saura Tribe of Gajapati District of Odisha
      2 Ratnaprava Barik 2016 ` 08-POL.SCIENCE-2012-13 Globalization and Its Impact on Tribal Society: A Case Study of Kalahandi District of Odisha
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 “Globalization , Markets and Just Growth in India” in International Journal of Development Research, Vol. 06,Issue 12, pp10889-10892, December, 2016, ISSN No. 2230-9926 2016-17
      2 “India and NPT: Changing US Perspectives towards India” (2015) ‘The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies’ , vol:4,Issue 11, November ( ISSN 2321-9203) 2015-16
      3 "Ethnicity and Violence in India", International Journal of Current Research, (Jan, 2018),pp. (ISSN: 64771) 2017-18
      4 "Indigenous Population and Threats to Livelihoods" in Carciumaru, Radu; Sekher, Madhushree (eds) ‘Including the Excluded South Asia? Power Politics and Policies’, Springer Publications, Singapore, 2019 2018-19
    2. National Publications:
      1 Gender and Environment: Changing Perspectives in India”(2012), in Understanding Politics and Society, Dept of Political Science, Khalikote (Autonomous College, Berhampur (ISSN No. 2231-1114).
      2 “Industry and Rural Development with Reference to Odisha” in ‘Productivity’, National Productivity Council (NPC), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt of India (2016) pp149, vol 57, July-September No.2( ISSN 0032-9924) 2015-16
      3 "Women, Panchayats and Forest Management" in Annual Journal of Indian Institute of Public Administration , Special Volume on Local Governance, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, Vol XVI-2007-08 (ISSN No. 0019-5561) pp; 306 2007-08
      4 "Inclusive Citizenship: Mainstreaming the Marginalized", Odisha Political Science Journal, Vol. XXI, No.1, December, 2017, pp. 63-702. 2017-18
      5 "Development and voices of dissent: Insignts from Odisha", Journal of Politics and Governance , March 2019 2018-19
      6 “Land Rights or Land Grab in India” in Indian Journal of Political Science , Vol LXXVII, No.2, April-June 2016, pp149-159( ISSN No. 0019-5510) 2015-16
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



  1. Edited Books :
  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
    1 “Land Acquisition and Tenancy Laws: A Study of Tribal Rights in Odisha” (2015)in Tenancy Laws and Practices : Emerging Issues(eds) Dr. A.A.A. Faizi, Dr.K.Gopal Iyer et al, Centre for Rural Studies, LBSNAA, Musoori.
    2 “Devolution and Women’s Participation: A Case Study of Forest Management in Odisha” in Rath, Navaneeta et al (ed) (2012) Social Exclusion and Gender: Some Reflections, Abhijeet Publications, New Delhi.
  4. Research Books :
    1 "Women, Panchayats and Natural Resource Management," Rawat Publishers, Jaipur, 2011(ISBN No. 978-81-316-0418-2).
  1. Workshops:
    1 Paper presented on "Indigenous communities and exclusion in India" at International workshop on "Rethinking Property Rights and Natural Resources: Changing Norms of Justice" organised by Max Weber Stifung (MWS) and M.S Merian and Tagore International Centre for Advanced Studies, New Delhi on 9th March, 2018
    2 Paper presented on "Development Strategies & Tribal Exclusions: Insights from Odisha' at International workshop on " State, Development and Tribals: The Contested Road Maps" organised by P.G. Department of Public Administration , Utkal University on 5th January, 2018
    3 Paper presented on " Chaired Session on “Inclusive Cities” at International Workshop on "Smart Cities Workshop on Sustainable Urban Development" organised by University of Heidelberg, Germany and Xavier University Bhubaneswar (21-21, September,2017)
    4 Paper presented on "Land Alienation and Threats to Livlihoods of Indigenous Populations" at International Workshop on "Workshop on Social Inclusion/ Exclusion in South Asia" organised by Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies, TISS, Mumbai and South Asia Institute , University of Heidelberg, Germany(22-23 March, 2017)
    5 Paper presented on "Land Rights and Tenancy Laws With Reference To Odisha" at National Workshop on "Tenancy Laws and Practices: Emerging Issues" organised by Centre for Rural Studies , LBSNAA, Musoorie during 20-21st Feb 2014
    6 Paper presented on "Women and Forest Management: A Case Study of Nayagarh District" at Regional Worksop on 'Role of Civil Society In India' organised by ISPAT Autonomous College, Rourkela and OPSA on 9th September, 2012
  2. Seminars:
    1 Paper Presented on "Coordinated and presented paper on Exploring the Geo-dynamics of Indo-Japan Relations" at International Seminar on "Indo-Japan Relations : Issues and Challenges" organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science and Japanese Studies Pilot Project, P.G. Dept of Anthropology Utkal University on 16th February, 2018
    2 Paper presented on "Development Strategies And Resistance Movements In Odisha" at International Conference on "Odisha 2036: Society and Politics" jointly Organised by Department of Political Science, Ravenshaw University and Odisha Political Science Association on 9-10 December, 2017
    3 Paper presented on "Gandhi And Development :An Alternative To Exploitative Development Strategies" ‘Gandhi Today’ organised by Dept. of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on (30th Jan, 2018)
    4 Paper presented on "‘Changing Dimensions in Sino-Indian Relationship’" at National Seminar on "Coordinated and attended national Seminar on India’s Foreign Policy Towards her Neighbours" organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 6th March ,2017
    5 Paper presented on " Higher Education In India: Transformation from FYUP to CBCS" at National Seminar on " Quality in Higher Education" organised by Kendrapada Autonomous College, Kendrapada and Indian Political Science Association during 13th &14th August, 2016
    6 Paper presented on "Globalization, Market and Just Growth" at National Seminar on " Consumer Justice, Market and Globalization" organised by P.G. Dept of Public Administration, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 13-14 February, 2016
    7 Paper presented on " Amataya Sen And 'Idea Of Justice': An Extension Of Rawls's Theory Of Justice" at National Seminar on " organised by Odisha Political Science Association, Baripada during 14-15 Feb, 2015
    8 Paper presented on "Land Acquisition in India: An Examination Of Land Right Act With Special Reference Of Odisha" at International Seminar on " Land Acquisition And Land Rights" organised by Moving Matters Group, Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam on 5th June, 2014
    9 Paper presented on "Tribal Land Acquisition and their Alienation" at National Seminar on "Dynamics of Development and Social Exclusion : Genesis and Challenges in Contemporary Rural society" organised by P.G Department of Sociology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 27th March, 2014
    10 Paper presented on " Land Acquisition and Tribal Rights with Reference to Odisha" at National Seminar on "Indigenous People and their Rights: Issues and Challenges" organised by Centre for Canadian Studies, Berhampur University, Berhampur during 10-11 January, 2014
    11 Paper presented on "Recent Trends in International Terrorism: An examination of Jihadi terrorism" at National Seminar on "International Terrorism with Reference to India, Pakistan and Afghanistan" organised by P.G Department of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 29th March, 2014
    12 Paper presented on "Development and Protest Movement in Odisha" at National Seminar Seminar on "Development and Displacement In India: Issues and Challenges" organised by P.G Department Of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 13th March, 2013
    13 Paper Presented on "Women and Malnutrition: Threat To Human Development In India" at National Seminar on "Emerging Security Challenges In South Asia" organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 31st March, 2013
    14 Paper presented on "General Elections 2014: Issues and Dynamics" at State Level Seminar on "General Elections 2014: Issues and Dynamics" oraganised by Institute for Public Policy and Research on 8th December, 2013
    15 Paper presented on "Development and Gender Equality" at National Seminar on 'Challenges to Administration in India' organised by P.G Department Of Public Administration, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 20th March, 2012.
    16 Paper presented on "Panchayats and Forest Management In India" at National Seminar on 'Panchayati Raj Institutions and Local Governance in India with Reference to India' organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 29th March, 2012
    17 Paper presented on "India’s Foreign Policy: Changing Paradigms' at National Seminar on'India’s Foreign Policy since the end of the Cold War' organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 29th Feb, 2012
    18 Paper presented on "Ethnicity and Violence In India" at National Seminar on "Political Violence and Terrorism in India" organised by P.G Department of Political Science, Sambalpur University, Sambalpur on 28th Feb, 2011
    19 Paper presented on "Democratic Governance in India: Growing Challenges" at State Level seminar on 'Democratic Governance in India: New Challenges' organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 17th March, 2011
    20 Paper presented on "Gender and Environment : Changing Perspectives in India" at National Seminar on "Women, Politics and Society' organised by Department of Political Science, Khalikote Autonomous College, Berhampur on 9th March, 2011
    21 Paper presented on "India and NPT: Changing US Perspectives" at National Seminar on 'US Non-proliferation Policy Towards South Asia" organised by Department of Political Science, DAV Autonomous College, Titlagar during 22-23 January, 2011
    22 Paper presented on "Land Alienation and Resistance by Indigenous Populations of Odisha" at International Seminar on "Civil Society and the State: An Interface" organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 2nd March 2017
1 Received ‘Charles Wallace Research Grant to UK’ for three weeks from 26th May-15th June , 2013 for research on understanding the ‘changing role of the state in development in India from the British colonial period till today’.
2 Received ICSSR (India)-NWO (The Netherlands) Social Science Scholar Exchange Visit to the Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (AISSR), University of Amsterdam from 5th May to 5th June, 2014. Theme of research was “Liberalization and Tribal Rights in India: Understanding Land Acquisition and Threats to Livelihoods with Special Reference to Odisha”
3 Received ICSSR Publication Grant in 2011
  1. Teaching: 20 Years
    1 Junior Lecturer, Department of Higher Education, Govt of Odisha from 19.07.1999 to 19.7.2007
    2 Lecturer, Department of Higher Education, Govt of Odisha, from 19.7. 2007 to 16.3.2010
    3 Asst Professor- I , Dept of Political Science, Utkal University from 17.3.2010 to 17.3.2014.
    4 Asst Professor- II , Dept of Political Science Utkal University, from 17.3.2014 to present
  2. Important Activities:
    1 Co-Coordinator International Office, Utkal University since 2018
    2 Member, AQAR Committee, 2018
    3 Member, Board of Studies, Dept of Political Science for the session 2016-17
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 University Grants Commission (UGC) Major Research Project (MRP) 2013-15 titled ‘ Development and Conflict: A Case Study of Odisha’ completed and submitted in 2015 .(Rs 7,03,000/-)
    2 ICSSR, Major Research Project (MRP) 2016-18 titled ‘ Land Alienation and Threats to Livlihoods : Understanding Rural Poverty’(Rs. 10 lacs). submitted
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 Delivered a keynote speech on "Relevance of Gandhi in Modern Society" organised by Dept of Political Science , Neelamadhab Mahavidyalaya, Kontilo, Nayagarh on November 2nd 2016.
    2 Delivered a lecture on "Indigenous Communities and Exclusions in India" at International Seminar on'Rethinking Property Rights and Natural Resources: Changing Norms of Justice' organised by Max Weber Stifung(MWS) and M.S. Merian & R.Tagore International; Centre for Advanced Studies(ICAS:MP) on 9th March, 2018
    3 Delivered a lecture on "Chaired Session on “Inclusive Cities” at International Workshop on 'Smart Cities Workshop on Sustainable Urban Development' organised by University of Heidelberg, Germany and Xavier University, Bhubaneswar during 21-22, September, Bhubaneswar.
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Asst Superintendent, Ladies Hostel -VI from June 2010 to July 2013.
    2 Superintendent I/C, Ladies Hostel -VI from 20 July 2013 to 31 May 2019
    3 Superintendent I/C, Ladies Hostel -VII from 15 July 2016 till 31 May 2019
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Coordinated a National Seminar on "India’s Foreign Policy Towards her Neighbours" organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 6th March ,2017
    2 Convenor of International Workshop organised by Utkal University and Imperial College of London on 8-9 August, 2018.
    3 Coordinated an International Seminar on " Indo-Japan Relations : Issues and Challenges" organised by P.G. Dept of Political Science and Japanese Studies Pilot Project, P.G. Dept of Anthropology Utkal University on 16th February, 2018
    4 Coordinated a National Seminar on " Internationalization of Higher Education In Odisha" organised byInternational Office , Utkal University on 31st March, 2019
1 College Inspection (3 nos)
2 Judge, in Zonal Chancellor Cup Debate in Hindi for the year 2019
3 Judge for Chancellor Debate Competition in Hindi in 2018, 2019.
4 M.Phil Examiner, Osmania University, Ravenshaw University
5 PhD. Examiner, JNU , New Delhi
6 Participated in 3 weeks Refresher course organised by Academic Staff College , Utkal University, Bhubaneswar during 07.07.2014- 06.08.2014
7 Participated in 3 weeks Refresher course, organised by Academic Staff College , Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, during 08.02.2013-28.02.2013
8 Participated in 3 weeks Refresher Course, organised by Academic Staff College , Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, during 24.12.2010-13.01.2011
9 Participated Short term course on "Research Methods on Gender, Poverty and the Informal" organised by V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida during August 26-September 6th 2019
10 Participated in 'One Week" Faculty Development Programme, organised by Academic Staff College , Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, during 30.1.2012-7.2.2012