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YOGENDRA SINGH YADAV


Born :
5 September 1963
Education :

BA (1981) SGN Khalsa College, Sri Ganganagar, affiliated to University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. MA – Political Science (1983) Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. M.Phil - Political Science, (1985) Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Professional Positions :
Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, April 2004 onwards-Present, Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, October 1994 – April 2004. Research Associate, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, July 1993--September 1994, Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, April 1987 - July 1993, Instructor, Department of Political Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, December 1985 - April 1987.
Publications :

Series editor: (with V.B.Singh) Lokchintan Granthamala, a series of anthologies on social science in Hindi, Vani Prakashan, Delhi. Volumes published under this series (edited by Abhay Kumar Dubey):Loktantra ke saat adhyaya, 2002 Adhunikata ke aine mein Dalit, 2002 Bharat ka Bhoomandalikaran, 2003. (with V.B.Singh) Lokchintak Granthamala, a series on selected works of contemporary Indian thinkers in Hindi, Vani Prakashan, Delhi. Volume published under this series (edited by Abhay Kumar Dubey): Rajniti ki Kitab: Rajni Kothari ka Kritatva, 2003.

Edited Volumes: (with D.L. Sheth) Electoral Politics, in a series Readings in Indian Government and Politics, New Delhi: Sage Publications (In press)(Guest Editor with Suhas Palshikar) Political Parties and Elections in Indian States: 1990-2003, special number of the Journal of Indian School of Political Economy, Vol. XV (Nos. 1 &2), January- June 2003. Revised volume for publication is under preparation. Articles: more than 25 in Peer reviewed Journals.

Articles: : more than 25 in Peer reviewed Journals.

Research Interests :
1. Democratic Theory
2. Election Studies
3. Survey Research
4. Modern Indian Political thought
5. Indian socialism
Memberships :
1.
Member, Editorial Collective, Samayik Varta, a monthly magazine in Hindi since1994, Honorary Executive Editor since 2004.
2.
Member, Editorial Board, Peoples’ Movement, 2004
3.
Member, International Advisory Board, European Journal of Political Research, 2002
4.
Member, Governing Board, Lokayan, Delhi, 1998
5.
Member, Governing Board, Gandhian Institute of Studies, Varanasi, 2003
6.
Honorary Fellow, Indian School of Political Economy, Pune, 2005
7.
Member (faculty representative), Governing Board, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, 2005
8.
Member, Steering Committee, NETSAPPE: Network on South Asian Politics and Political Economy, A Project of University of Michigan, 2001-2004

Research Projects :
State of Democracy in South Asia (SDSA) from June 2003-September 2005 sponsored by The Ford Foundation under the project on ‘Democracy and Human Security’, International IDEA, and European Union under their Cross Cultural Programme; National Coordinator, National Election Audit, 1999 sponsored by Election Commission of India. Principal Investigator of National Election Studies – 2004, 1999, 1998,1996. Principal Investigator of the core design and interpretation team of the various State Assembly Elections Surveys – India 1996 onwards. Principal Investigator State of Nation Survey-2006 sponsored by the CNN-IBN and Hindustan Times.

Scholarships/Fellowships :
1.
Senior Research Scholar, Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University, New York, May 2005.
2.
Visiting Scholar, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Pune, May 2003.
3.
Visiting Fellow, CERI-MSH, Paris under the Indo-French Exchange Programme, April 1997.
4.
Visiting Associate, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, May- June 1993.
5.
Member, Indian delegation to observe elections to German Bundestag (nominated by the Indian Council of Social Science Research), October 1994.
Office Address : Lokniti, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, 29 Rajpur Road, Delhi 110054, India.
Tel: 91-11-23942199; Telefax: 91-11-23981012.
 
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