Prof (Dr.) K. Jayaprasad

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Prof (Dr.) K. Jayaprasad

Prof. (Dr.) K. Jayaprasad Pro Vice-Chancellor (Former) & Professor, Department of International Relations & Politics, Central University of Kerala is a Post Graduate and Ph.D in Political Science. His short profile is inspirational for any intellectual. He has over 31 years of teaching experience. Prof. (Dr.) K. Jayaprasad is also an able administrator, and has held positions of Vice Chancellor, Finance Officer (Full Charge) in Central University of Kerala, in the past.  He has held various positions of eminence like,

  • President, Indian Political Science Association (IPSA) 2018-2021
  • Dean, School of Global Studies & Dean, School of Cultural Studies, CUKERALA
  • Head, Department of International Relations & Politics, CUKERALA
  • Director, Mahatma Ayyankali Centre for Kerala Studies, CUKERALA
  • Peer Team Member, NAAC, Bengaluru
  • Vice President, Rashtriya Samajik Vijyan Parishad (RSVP), New Delhi
  • Former Member, Advisory Committee of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Southern Regional Centre, Hyderabad
  • UGC Nominee for College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)
  • State Vice President, Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram (Prajna Pravah) Kerala


In the Published Works/ Research Experience field he has over

  • 28-Books/Book Chapters/Ed. Books (English and Malayalam)
  • 38-Research Papers
  • 34-Editorials
  • 2-Research Projects/ Awards
  • 400-Popular Articles


He has chaired Board of Studies, International Relations and Political Science, Central University of Kerala and also been on Board of various Universities and Committees as a Member, appointed by Government of India. 


Prof. (Dr.) K. Jayaprasad areas of specialisation include State Politics, Foreign Policy, Indian Political Thought, Human Rights and Election Studies.  His Research Articles have been Published in all these areas and has also Contributed Research Articles in edited books related with International Politics, Foreign Policy, Human Rights, State Politics, and Education, etc.


Prof. (Dr.) K. Jayaprasad has membership in various Professional Bodies and has also held various responsible positions in those bodies with most prominent being President, Indian Political Science Association for the period 2018-2021.  He is also on Editorial Advisory Board, South Asian Journal of Socio-Political Studies (SAJOSPS) (ISSN 0972-4613), from 2018 onwards, and has published various books in English and Malayalam Language. 


Prof. (Dr.) K. Jayaprasad is also a familiar face in panel discussions of News Channels including Doordarshan, Janam TV, Asianet, India Vision, Manorama, Mathrubhumi, Kairali TV  and All India Radio and also in public programmes organised by various social organisations. He is regularly participating and presenting papers in Regional, National, International Seminars/Conferences/Works, etc. and other academic programmes including taking classes in academic staff colleges, participation in social, cultural and political programmes.