School of International Relations and Politics, Mahatma Gandhi University, P.D Hills, Kottayam, Kerala, India.
Dr. C. Vinodan is currently associate professor and director at the School of International Relations and Politics and honorary director at the Institute for Contemporary Chinese Studies, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He was awarded the Visiting Scholar Fellowship (2003) by the Claremont Graduate University, California, USA. He served as visiting professor at Jinan University, Guangzhou, China from November 22 to December 5, 2019. He has attended numerous courses on international relations within India and abroad. These include the 2019 ISA Asia-Pacific Conference at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; 2017 ISA International Conference at University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; 2016 Sino-Indian Cross Cultural Dialogues held by the Institute of Advanced International Studies, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China; the US Department of States Fulbright American Studies Institute (FASI) course on foreign policy at the University of Delaware, Philadelphia in 2000; Regional Center for Strategic Studies (Colombo) Summer Workshop on defense, technology and cooperative security in South Asia at Katmandu, Nepal in 2000, and more. He is currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Human Security (Canada), the Indian Journal of Politics and International Relations and the South Asian Journal of Diplomacy. He has published more than 50 research papers and 9 books.