Sambuddha Ghatak, Ph.D.

Dr. Sambuddha Ghatak

Assistant Professor

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

Curriculum Vitae (CV) [pdf]; Personal Website

 

 

Contact Information:

Email: sambuddha.ghatak@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408-924-1836
Office: MH 525B

Office Hours: 

Spring 2023 Office Hours: Mondays 11:00-1:00 via Zoom or by appointment.

About Dr. Sambuddha Ghatak:

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

Areas of Interest:

  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics
  • Research Methods

Recent Publications:

Ghatak, Sambuddha and Suveyda Karayaka "Terrorists and Rebels: Territorial Goals, Oil Resources, and Civil War Onset in Terrorrist Campaigns." Foreign Policy Analysis (2020): 1-19.

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.