Global Perspectives on Populism

(International Studies)

Call for Papers

New populism has impacted the global order in many ways and continues to impact the relations among the states and non-state actors. Populist governments and popular movements have been at logger heads starting from the Arab spring, through the ‘occupy’ movements, yellow west protests and to the more recent Hong Kong protests. Is this the sign of popular activism or opposition to globalization? The reasons may be diverse in all the countries but the movements have had popular appeal.

For this conference, topics related to the following are welcome but are not limited to:

  • New isolationism

  • Illiberalism

  • Authoritarian populist

  • Politics of exclusion

  • Pluralism

  • Populist leaders: Vladimir Putin

  • Populist leaders: Viktor Orban

  • Populist leaders: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

  • Populist leaders: Jair Bolsanaro

  • Global governance and populist leaders

  • Social media democracy

  • Post truth politics

  • Refugee crisis as a cause

  • Natural Resource politics

  • Leader Democracy

  • Ethnicism

  • Political mobilization

Panel Conveners

Dr. Madhumati Deshpande

Section Editor of 'Global Perspectives on Populism' in the Encyclopaedia

Dr. Madhumati Deshpande is the Department coordinator, Assistant Professor in the Department of International Studies, Political Science and History, CHRIST University, India. She completed her Masters in Political Science from Karnataka University, Dharwad and her MPhil and PhD from JNU, New Delhi. Dr. Deshpande has previously been a graduate Assistant and election observer in the Jimmy Carter Center in Atlanta, USA and observed elections in East Timor and Guyana. She also worked as Editor for Springer Reference works. She has several articles published in various peer reviewed journals and 3 book chapters. Her areas of research interest are, International Relations and Foreign policy analysis, Indian Foreign Policy, US foreign Policy and Political theory.

Dr. Paul C. Hong

Section Editor of 'Global Perspectives on Populism' in the Encyclopaedia

Dr. Paul Hong is a Distinguished University Professor of Global Supply Chain Management and Asian Studies at The University of Toledo, USA. He earned a Ph.D. degree in Manufacturing Management and Engineering from The University of Toledo, USA. He holds a Master of Arts in Economics and Master of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University, USA. He got a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Yonsei University, Korea.

He has numerous awards including Diversity Award (2020), SCM Industry-Individual Award (2017), Fulbright-Nehru Teaching and Research Excellence Award (2016), University Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award (2015).

His recent books include Rising Asia and American Hegemony: Case of Competitive Firms from Japan, Korea, China and India (2020; Springer), Creative Innovative Firms from Japan: A Benchmark Inquiry into Firms from Three Rival Nations (2019; Springer).

Confirmed Participants

Interest: Global Perspectives American Populism Movement

Dr. Joe Wert is a Professor of Political Science (American Politics and Public Administration) and Senior Faculty Officer at Indiana University Southeast.

He earned a PhD in Political Science at the University of Cincinnati, USA.

Interest: Corporate Social Responsibility

Dr. Nitya Singh is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, Salisbury University, USA. He earned a Ph.D. in Manufacturing and Technology Management from the College of Business, the University of Toledo; and a Ph.D. in Political Science and International Affairs from the University of Georgia, USA. He holds an MBA from a premier business school in India

Interest: Geo-Political Cooperation and Socio-Economic Engagement Between India and Korea

Prof. Jaedong Kang is an Assistant Professor at Rajagiri Business School, Kochi, India. He holds an MA in Applied Economics from Christ (Deemed to be University). He has been appointed as a regional expert by Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency and a member of National Unification Advisory Council of Korea. He is currently pursuing his PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kochi, India

Interest: Leader Democracy, Global governance and populist leaders

Dr. Joseph Varghese Kureethara is a Professor of Mathematics, School of Sciences, CHRIST University, Bangalore, India. He completed his Doctorate in Decomposition of Graphs from Manonmaniam Sundarnar University, Tirunelveli. He has published over 100 articles in the fields of Graph Theory, Number Theory, History, Religious Studies and Sports both in English and Malayalam.

Interest: New Populism in Asia & Patriotic Populism in East Asia

Dr. Jongseok Yoon is an HK research professor at the Seoul National University Asia Center, Korea. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Seoul National University, an MA in Sociology and BA in Asian History from Seoul National University, Korea.

Interest: Migrant Crisis

Dr. Guydeuk Yeon is a Professor of Economics and Director of Innovation Centre at Christ University, India. He earned his PhD in International studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.

Interest: Digital Healthcare

Dr Elangovan N is currently Associate Professor and PhD –Coordinator in the School of Business & Management at CHRIST University, India. Before that he served as the Campus Director of National Institute of Fashion Technology, Kannur, Kerala. He earned his PhD in Management Science specialising in Information systems from Anna University, Chennai.

Interest: Populism in the 21st Century, Populism and Democracy, Populism and Neoliberal Globalisation

Dr. Seoungwon Lee is a senior researcher, at the Centre for Asian Urban Society affiliated to Seoul National University’s Asia Centre, Republic of Korea.

He received his Ph.D. in Ideology and Discourse Analysis at the University of Essex, UK. He completed his doctoral dissertation under the academic supervision of Prof. Ernesto Laclau.

Interest: Changing Perspectives and Practises on Globalisation

Dr. Ghadeer Alsanie is an assistant professor of management at King Saud University - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She earned her Ph.D. in Manufacturing and Technology Management from the University of Toledo. She served as a Vice Chair of the Management Department, College of Business Administration, King Saud University - Riyadh.

Interest: K-Pop’s Success in Global Music Industry

Dr. Minjeong Oh is Assistant Professor of Cultural Management in the Global Elite Division at Yonsei University, South Korea. She obtained a Ph.D. degree in Operations and Service Management from Hanyang University, South Korea. She has experience in National R&D Evaluation and Planning and PMS Process Design consulting for about 10 years.

Interest: Neo-Populism in Europe

Dr. Jean E. Abshire, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Indiana University Southeast (USA). She earned a Ph.D. in Political Science with concentrations in Comparative Politics and Comparative Public Policy, with a West European Studies minor, from Indiana University. She received a B.A. in International Studies and German from Willamette University.

Interest: International Order / China's foreign policy/ Social Context of International Relations

Dr. Jeong Kyung Seo is a researcher at Seoul National University Asia Center(SNUAC), South Korea. She holds a Ph.D. in International Politics from The Peking University, China. She is a chief editor for China Perspective and an editorial board member for web journal of Diversity+ Asia from SNUAC.

Interest: Global Governance and Popular Leader

Dr. Young Ran Hyun is a post-doc researcher of Social Science at the Ewha Womans University, South Korea. She holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration at Ewha Womans University, South Korea. Her articles have been published extensively in journals including International Journal of u-and e-Service, Science and Technology, Information, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research.

Interest: Multiculturalism

Dr Manoharan N is an associate professor at the Department of International Studies, Political Science & History at the School of Sciences, Christ University.

He has a Ph.D. from Jawarharlal Nehru University and an MA from Madras University.

He has published in journals such as the Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, Strategic Analysis, AGNI: Studies in International Strategic Issues among others.

Interest: Indian Foreign Policy, US foreign policy, Terrorism, Security, Risk Analysis

Dr Shreya Upadhyay is Assistant Professor, Christ (Deemed to be) University, Bangalore. She is also Honorary Deputy Director, Kalinga Institute of Indo-Pacific Studies.

She holds a PhD degree in US Area Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University and was a Fulbright-Nehru scholar at American University, Washington DC.

Interest: Gender & Development, Women’s Studies

Dr Suraiya Tabassum is an Assistant Professor at the Sarojini Naidu Centre for Women’s Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia. Since receiving her doctorate from Jawarharlal Nehru University in 2001, she has been working on the issue of women, gender and human rights through research and advocacy. From May 2004 to March 2011, Dr. Tabassum worked as a senior technical advisor to IFES’s Women’s Legal Rights Initiative in India, where she headed the Muslim Women’s Initiative.

Interest: Maritime Security, East Asian Studies

Dr. Joshy M Paul is a Research Fellow at CAPS, focusing on the PLA Navy. He earned an M Phil and Ph D in International Politics from CIPOD, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Before joining CAPS, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Studies, School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore, and also with a premier naval think tank, National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi.

Interest: Socio-Legal studies, Sustainable Development

Dr Tapan R. Mohanty is the dean of the Department of Distance Education and Chairperson of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies and Professor of Sociology of Law at the National Law Institute University at Bhopal.

During the last few years he has worked extensively in the areas of globalisation, tribal development and culture of consumption besides Sociology of Law.