Sagarika Dutt is Subject Leader for International Relations. She also teaches and leads several international relations modules at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. At the postgraduate level she teaches a module on The New World Order: Global Governance and International Institutions for the online MA in International Relations course, and supervises dissertation students.
Her teaching interests include international relations theory, global governance, international institutions (the United Nations and the specialised agencies), foreign policy analysis, global political economy, South Asian politics and security, Indian politics and foreign policy, and international development. She also supervises Ph.D. students.
Sagarika’s research interests focus on two main areas: (1) international organisations / the United Nations and the specialised agencies / UNESCO; and (2) South Asian politics / Indian politics and foreign policy. She is the author of The politicization of the United Nations specialized agencies: A case study of UNESCO (1995) and UNESCO and a just world order (2002). She has also authored a number of journal articles on the UN/UNESCO and contributes research papers to BISA / ISA conferences. Her research interests in South Asia have led to the publication of a co-edited volume, South Asian security: 21st Century discourses (2012).
Sagarika is a member of the International Studies Association (ISA) based in the USA, British International Studies Association (BISA), the Commonwealth Institute (London), the British Association for South Asian Studies (BASAS), and the United Nations Association (UNA-UK). She participates in their conferences and forums.