Dr Sarvsureshth Dhammi

Designation: Assistant Professor

Specialization: Defence and Strategic Studies

Contact: +91-8800105951

Email: sarvsureshth [AT] gmail.com

Ph.D. and M.Phil.


A teacher with experience of working in the higher education and with India’s one of the prime think-tanks (Centre for Air Power Studies- New Delhi), skilled in the Area Studies (Africa), Military Mobilization Impacts, and National Security Studies, Dr Dhammi is a strong education professional with Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in French and The US Military Mobilization from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Master of Philosophy from the Department of Defence and National Security Studies from Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Position Held

  • Associate Fellow (2019), in the Centre for Air Power Studies, New Delhi.

  • Research Associate, (2018-2019), in the Centre for Air Power Studies, New Delhi.

  • Assistant Professor, (2012 - 2013), Post Graduate Government College Sector- 11, Chandigarh.


  • Ph.D., School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.

  • M.Phil. with Distinction, Panjab University. Chandigarh, India.

  • UGC-NET-JRF (Defence and Strategic Studies)

  • Master of Arts (Defence Studies), Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.


  • Dhammi, S (2016), State Security and Border Control Challenges in DRC and The Role of UN and AU, In Nasia Hadjigeorgiou (Ed.), Identity, Belonging and Human Rights: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective (pp. 105-112), Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, ISBN No. 9781848884571. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/9781848884571_011

  • Dhammi, S (2018), Crisis in the Horn of Africa and Challenges to the US: From Past to Present, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews,” vol. 5 , no. 1 (JULY– SEPT 2018) p. 446-449 ISSN 2349-5138.

  • Dhammi, S (2018), “China’s Interest in the Horn of Africa: Implications for India,” Defence and Diplomacy, vol. 7, no. 4 (July-September), p. 85-96, ISSN 2347-3703.

  • Dhammi, S (2018) “Ethiopia’s New Chapter: A New Dawn for Leadership,” Defence and Diplomacy, vol. 8, no. 1 (October-December), p. 59-70, ISSN 2347-3703.

  • Dhammi, S (2019), “India’s Relations with the Horn of Africa,” Defence and Diplomacy, Vol. 8, no. 2 (January-March), p. 11-26, ISSN 2347-3703.

  • Dhammi, S (2019), “Failed Coup Attempt Leaves PM Abiy’s Reforms at Risk in Ethiopia,” CAPS In Focus, July 23, 2019, http://capsindia.org/.

Paper Presentation and Participation in various research activities

  • 2 International, 5 National.


Area of Interest

  • African Economy and Security Environment

  • Military Mobilisation

  • Geopolitics in the Indian Ocean

  • Terrorism

  • Counter Insurgency