Dr Ambikesh Kumar Tripathi (Coordinator, Centre for Gandhian Research) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Gandhian and Peace Studies, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Bihar. Prior to join MGCUB, Dr Tripathi has worked as Assistant Professor of Political Science at Government PG College, Dwarahat, Almora, Uttarakhand. Dr Ambikesh holds his PhD from the Department of Political Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 2017. His area of interests is Peace and Conflict Resolution, Violence and Non-Violence, Political Philosophy, Gandhian Philosophy, Globalization and Development, Politics of Development, Human Security, Development, Deprivation and Gandhian Alternative. He is working to develop a Gandhian Methodology for doing social research. He has delivered many invited lectures on various aspects of Mahatma Gandhi across the country. His works have been published in various national/international research journals and daily, weekly and monthly magazines.