Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari (Bihar), Former Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, presently General Secretary and Treasurer, Indian Political Science Association (IPSA), has been the Editor of The Indian Journal of Political Science (for more than nine years), the quarterly journal of the Indian Political Science Association (IPSA) besides being the founder Editor of the Hindi journal of the IPSA, Bhartiya Rajniti Vijnan Shodh Patrika.
Dr. Sharma has a throughout first class career and has been a National Merit Scholarship holder. He has been teaching Political Science for more than thirty four years. He has supervised 17 Ph.D, 64 M.Phil and more than thirty Post-Doctoral Fellows. He has published 68 research papers, 16 reviews, 41 articles, 19 edited or authored books and monograph.
He has been organizing a large number of national and international academic events. He has attended many international seminars in various countries including US, UK, Canada, Australia, Japan, Spain, Poland, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Jordan, China, South Africa. He has chaired, participated and delivered Keynote, Inaugural and Valedictory Addresses and Special Lectures in more than 350 seminars, conferences, refresher courses and orientation programmes throughout the country. He has handled a number of research projects.
His main areas of interest are Political Sociology, Ancient Indian Polity and Indian Political System. He is academically associated with more than 150 universities of the country. A widely travelled academician, he has an exceptional knowledge of Sanskrit.