Name: Dr. Mathew Sinu Simon

Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: School of Law


Dr. Mathew Sinu Simon

Dr. Mathew Sinu Simon is an Assistant Professor, School of Law, Presidency. He was earlier a Research Analyst at Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. He has more than 6 years of research and teaching experience. He has working Ministry of Home Affairs Projects on Radicalization of Indian Youth, Maoist Front organizations, Rehabilitation of Arrested Maoist in India. He has written research article in several noted magazines and newspapers.
1. ERP Faculty Coordinator 2. Social Media Faculty Coordinator 3. Class Coordinator of Section 1 BA LLB 2020 4. Examination Coordinator , Test 1 - October 5, 7, & 8 2021
Political Theory, Indian Government and Politics, Sociology of India
  1. Politics of development and Public Policy, Foreign Policy of India, Theorizing International relations, International Organizations
  2. European Union (EU) affairs, India-European Union relations
  3. Politics of Diaspora and Development
  4. Internal Security: Terrorism, Radicalisation, Sikh Extremism, Study of Maoist outfits and its operations
  1. Presented “India and European Union Foreign Policy Strategies in 21st Century: missed opportunities and areas for cooperation” in International Seminar on India's Foreign Policy Strategies Through The 21st Century 26-28 February 2015 organized by Department of Political Science, University of Kerala and supported by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
  2. Simon, Mathew S., ‘India and European Union in 21st Century’, in Josekutty C.A. and J. Prabash (eds.), India’s bilateral relations and foreign policy, New Delhi: New Century Publications, 2017. ISBN10, ISBN13 : 8177084488, 9788177084481
  3. Simon, Mathew S., ‘India’s Internal Security: Issues, Challenges and Options’, in Anshuman Behera and Sitakanta Mishra (eds.) Varying Dimensions of India’s National Security – Emerging Perspectives ( forthcoming)
  4. India and EU counterterrorism cooperation: potentialities and challenges, Indian Defense review, May 12, 2016
  5. India and EU ties: Stuck in Bureaucratic Quagmire, South Asia Monitor, May 6, 2016.
  6. Perception matters against Left Wing Extremism, MP-IDSA Comment, May 30, 2016.
  7. Brexit: Does it matter for India?, MP-IDSA Comment, June 17, 2016.
  8. Replied to Ask the Expert section, MP-IDSA on the strategy of Western Media in referring Syrian ‘refugees’ as ‘migrants’ on July 11, 2016.
  9. 9. Potency of JMB threat to India’s security, MP-IDSA Comment, April 3, 2017.
  10. 10. Book Review of Africa and the Indian Ocean Region, Timothy Doyle and Dennis Rumley (Eds), Africa Trends, Volume 6, Issue 2, July –December 2017.
  11. 11. Radicalization in South East Africa: A case study of Mozambique, Africa Trends, MP-IDSA, Volume 7, Issue 1, January-June 2018. ISSN: 2456-7329
  12. 12. Maoist violence in India can only end through inclusive talks and grassroots development, South Asia Monitor, August 08, 2018
  13. 13. Naming And Shaming Activists Or State Police Is Not The Way Out, Eurasia Review, September 1, 2018.
  14. 14. India-Europe Defence and Strategic relations: Potentialities abound, Raksha Anirveda, October 2018.
  15. 15. Book Review of Police and Counter-Insurgency: The Untold Story of Tripura’s COIN Campaign, by Kuldeep Kumar, Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. 12 Issue 2, Apr-Jun 2018.
  16. 16. Internal Security: Issues and Challenges, Raksha Anirveda, April-June 2019
  17. 17. Rajbala Rana and Mathew Simon, COVID-19: Impact on Left Wing Extremism in India, IDSA Comment, April 28, 2020
  18. 18. The Changing Dynamics of India-EU Relations, Raksha Anirveda, Vol 2, Issue 9, Apr-Jun 2020.
  19. 19. Maoist Activities in Times of COVID- 19, Raksha Anirveda, April 25, 2020.
  20. 20. Security situation of Kashmir in times of a pandemic, Raksha Anirveda, May 30, 2020.
  21. 21. Kerala’s Maoist connection, Raksha Anirveda, Vol.3, Issue 10, July-Sept 2020.
  22. 22. Assessing and combatting Left wing extremism in India, Raksha Anirveda, February 28, 2021.
  23. 23. Jihadist Radicalisation in Tamil Nadu, IDSA Comment, March 1, 2021.