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Keerthi Raj

Prof. Keerthi Raj

Assistant Professor, Alliance School of Law

Keerthiraj is a faculty of Political Science and International Politics at Alliance School of Law, Alliance University. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History, Economics and Political Science from Sacred Heart College Madanthyar, Mangalore University and his Master’s Degree in Political Science from the Department of Political Science, Mangalore University in 2015 & Secured Third Rank with Distinction. He is currently pursuing Doctoral Research on ‘Media and Public Perceptions’ at the Department of Political Science, Kuvempu University. He also cleared National Eligibility Test conducted by UGC-CBSE and joined the faculty at Alliance University in 2015. He completed certificate course program in ‘Mind Education’ from International Youth Fellowship, Johannesburg, South Africa and an undergraduate certificate course program in ‘Sociology of Tribal Society’ from Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamilnadu.

His research and teaching interests generally fall into the sub-fields of Political Science with a focus on Foreign Policy, Diplomacy, Security Studies, Comparative Studies on Regional Organizations, Theories of International Politics, Oriental Studies, Political Ideologies, Identity Politics and Media discourse. At Alliance University, Keerthiraj has had the opportunity to teach several courses in his fields of expertise.

Keerthiraj has published research on his area, focusing on the Political ideologies and International Politics. He also has published more than 100 articles on Global Power Politics in various Kannada and English Newspapers. On a special note US based author Dr. Bobbie Anne White in her book “Q” Anon: The Reluctant Warrior (2018) cited Keerthiraj’s article ‘Reluctant Idealism and Relevant Mahabharata’ with great importance. This book used Keerthiraj’s article extensively while building arguments.


  1. Keerthiraj. (2018, August). Contextualizing Ambedkar in 21st Century. Third Concept: An International Journal of Ideas, 32(378), 28-31. (ISSN 0970-7247)
  2. Keerthiraj. (2018). Anatomy of Social and Political Construction of Indian youth: Role of Social Media. In M. Gupta, Impact of Social Media on Youth (pp. 80- 85). Mumbai: Eurekha. (ISBN 978-81-937496-1-6)
  3. Keerthiraj. (2018). Role of Media in Constructing Feminist Discourse. In B. Salma, C. Dhanalakshmi (Ed.), Higher Education in Digital Era: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Bengaluru: GFGC Anekal. (ISBN 978-93- 5300-929-8)
  4. Keerthiraj. (2018). Challenges to Grass Root Democracy in the Light of Panchayat Raj Institutions. In S. C. L, & D. Mane (Ed.), Empowering Rural India through Decentralization (pp. 267-273). Mysore: Mysore University. (ISBN 978-93- 87584-30-3)
  5. Keerthiraj. (2017). East-West Dichotomy over Human Rights: A Marxian Perspective. In P. Nayak, P. Pai, & H. R. Sujatha (Ed.), Human Rights - Issues and Concerns (pp. 25 - 31). Bantwal: SVS College. (ISBN 978-81-929835-7-8)
  6. Keerthiraj. (2016, August). Clash of Civilizations Thesis: Some Reflections. Third Concept: An International Journal of Ideas, 30(354), 10-14. (ISSN 0970-7247)


Newspaper Articles

  1. Keerthiraj. (2018, September 2). Who will be the Game Spoiler for the Khan Government? Central Chronicle. P.8.
  2. Keerthiraj. (2018, August 1). North Korea as a Chinese Buffer State. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  3. Keerthiraj. (2018, June 23). Recent Trends in Indo-Russia Ties. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  4. Keerthiraj. (2018, June 13). Realpolitik in Understanding International Politics. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  5. Keerthiraj. (2018, February 12). Indo-China ‘Tug of War’ in Maldives Crisis. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  6. Keerthiraj. (2017, March 5). Challenge of Hybrid Warfare in Asia. Central Chronicle, p.8
  7. Keerthiraj. (2016, February 13). Bannon, Battlefield and Bhagavad Gita. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  8. Keerthiraj. (2016, January 18). Indo-US Partnership: A Panacea to Chinese Aggression?. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  9. Keerthiraj. (2016, September 3). Nepal regime change: new hope in Indo-Nepal ties. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  10. Keerthiraj. (2016, May 5) Clear threat of nuclear terrorism. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  11. Keerthiraj. (2016, April 10) Reluctant idealism and relevant Mahabharata. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  12. Keerthiraj. (2016, March 31) Terror attack and lack of coordination in counter terrorism. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  13. Keerthiraj. (2016, March 23)  Bhagath Singh: a forgotten political thinker. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  14. Keerthiraj. (2016, March 13)  North Korean nuclear program: a memoir. Central Chronicle, p.4.
  15. Keerthiraj. (2016, March 2) Power politics behind indo-china maritime conflict. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  16. Keerthiraj. (2016, February 24) JNU row and the surrounding farce. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  17. Keerthiraj. (2016, February 17) A spectre haunting Siachen. Central Chronicle, p.8.
  18. Keerthiraj. (2016, January 21) Humanity versus the ‘politics of greatness’. Central Chronicle, p.8.