Gangesh Kumar Jha has been teaching political science and public policy for last 10 years. Having a composite experience in teaching and research Jha has worked with various organizations. He has worked as a researcher at National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), New Delhi for over a period of 2 years. Briefly he worked with the Indian Social Institute, New Delhi and with Commonwealth Human Right Initiatives (CHRI), New Delhi as Project officer. He started his career as investigator cum researcher at CSDS, Delhi for ‘election study programme’ and went on to assist fellows at Centre de Science and Humaines (CSH), New Delhi.
Gangesh earned his Masters in Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Political Science from Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His particular interest in using law as a tool to empower the citizen culminated into his earning of Law degree (LL B) from Delhi University.
His research interests include the interface between the politics and environment mediated through institutional and discursive means.