Professor Sanjeev Kumar Sharma is presently Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari (Bihar), since April 2019. Former Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh and General Secretary & Treasurer, Indian Political Science Association (IPSA) (for a decade), Editor of The Indian Journal of Political Science (for almost a decade), founder Editor of भारतीय राजनीति विज्ञान शोध पत्रिका, the Hindi Journal of the IPSA. A throughout first class with National Merit Scholarship, Prof. Sharma has taught Political Science for more than thirty-five years and supervised 20 Ph.D., 64 M. Phil. and 37 Post-Doctoral Fellows. He is the author of 68 research papers, 42 articles, 16 reviews, 19 widely acclaimed edited or authored books and monographs; भारत का राजा: महाभारत में राजत्व का परिप्रेक्ष्य is the latest feather in his cap. He has been invited to deliver lecture across the world and also attended several international academic events 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 400 seminars, conferences, refresher courses and orientation programmes throughout the country. Several major research projects on ancient political system, communication in politics and politics in ancient India have been done by him. 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 in different capacities. Having an exceptional knowledge on Sanskrit Language and ancient Sanskrit texts, Prof Sharma is a widely travelled academician and extensively experienced in educational administration.