FACULTY SCHOOL OF LIBERAL STUDIES

Dr. Shubhashis Gangopadhy

Dean

Dr. Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, is an eminent economist and also Founder and Director at India Development Foundation.

Dr. Atri Nautiyal

Associate Dean

He has an overall academic and corporate exposure of over 20 years with major North American Financial Institutions.

Akash Raha

Assistant Professor, Literature

Akash was awarded the Doctoral Degree (PhD) in 2020 from the Centre for English and Cultural Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Prof. Antonio Fiori

Adjunct Professor

He holds a PhD in Political Science - Comparative Analysis of Democracies from the University of Pavia

Arti Awasthi

Assistant Professor

Arti received the funds from the IFCAM (Indo-French Center of Applied Mathematics) project during PhD for collaborative research between IIT Roorkee and Normandie University, France.

Asha Kaushik

Associate Professor, Literature

Asha has 21 years of experience in teaching and research. Asha has worked as visiting faculty at Pusan National University, South Korea.

Dr. Aswani RS

Assistant Professor

Her M.Phil thesis on India- Maldives Geostrategic Relations received the Best Dissertation Award from T.V.Paul, McGill University, Canada

Bharti Singh

Assistant Professor

She is an MBA from the National Institute of Business Studies and at UPES she is associated with a centre within SOLS called “Centre for Culture and Arts”.

Bitopi Dutta

Assistant Professor

Bitopi has been an Irish Research Council Awardee Scholar by the Government of Ireland (2017-2019), a Visiting Fellow at the University of Melbourne (2017) and has four books on displacement studies.

Charusheel Tripathi

Assistant Professor, Political Science

Her areas of interest are Political Concepts and Theory, Education, Public Policy and Comparative Government and Politics.

Debadrita Chakraborty

Assistant Professor

Debadrita Chakraborty is a Charles Wallace Fellow and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK

Devaleena Kundu

Assistant Professor

Devaleena is a recipient of the Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley

Dyotana Banerjee

Assistant Professor

Dyotana has published in Contemporary South Asia, Critical Asian Studies, and the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.

Gaurav Misra

Assistant Professor

Gaurav Misra is India's 1st ISTD certified life skills educator acknowledged with 'International Recognition' by CTAUN, United Nations, New York, for his innovative skill development initiatives.

Himanshu Jha

Associate Professor

Himanshu's initial arguments were recently published as a comment in the “Building State Capability” program at Harvard University.

Jayadev Parida

Assistant Professor

Jayadev was a Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Fellow and Indo-German-Project Fellow at Freie Universität Berlin (The Otto-Suhr-Institut für Politikwissenschaft), Germany.

Kaynat Qazi

Assistant Professor- Senior Grade

Dr. Qazi is India's First Solo Female Traveller who travelled 2,00,000 km. in just four years. She has a keen interest in cultural conservation, ethnography, cultural anthropology, ethnomusicology.

Khyati Tripathi

Assistant Professor

Khyati Tripathi is a “death” scholar and has been working on death studies since 2009. She works from an interdisciplinary perspective based at the intersection of psychology, psychoanalysis

Manjari Chaturvedi

Assistant Professor

Manjari has been a Fulbright Scholar (FLTA) from 2016-17 at Florida International University (FIU), Miami, USA

Mariyam Ilyas Siddiqui

Assistant Professor

Mariyam has been a theatre enthusiast throughout her life and has performed and been praised by the pioneers of the field such as Naseeruddin Shah and Tom Alter

Melissa Reneaux

Assistant Professor

She did her postdoctoral research in the Clopath lab at the Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London

Mriduchhanda Chattopadhya

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mriduchhanda Chattopadhyay is a recipient of the Japanese Government Monbukagakusho (MEXT) Scholarship for doctoral students

Pankaj Singh

Assistant Professor

Pankaj's international research visits include Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, Centre for Philosophical Psychology at University of Antwerp, and Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia

PLL Annapurna

Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)

Annapurna has13 paper presentations at various national and international conferences and published 5 research papers in international journals.

Pooja Gupta

Assistant Professor

Pooja has presented research papers at 10 national and 5 international conferences, participated in 10 workshops/FDPs, published 12 research papers in international journals, contributed to two books

Pooja Khanna

Assistant Professor

Recipient of three Catalyst Awards in teaching, learning and student success, Pooja Khanna specializes in career and confidence coaching.

Richa Chilana

Assistant Professor

Richa was a recipient of a POSCO scholarship for scoring the highest marks in the B.A. (Honours) English examination (2006-07)

Ritam Dutta

Assistant Professor

Ritam was a Fulbright Teaching Fellow at Indiana University, Bloomington. Later, he earned a dual PhD in Curriculum and Instruction and Comparative and International Education

Rohit Dutta Roy

Assistant Professor

As a journalist and creative nonfiction writer, Rohit also writes on South Asian politics and policies, human mobility, refugees and immigration, foreign policy, secularization and welfarism.

Sakshi Chanana

Assistant Professor

Sakshi Chanana is a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Notre Dame (2018-19), and a gold-medalist in M.Phil., she completed her doctoral thesis on Popular Literature from JNU, Delhi

Shalini Vohra

Associate Professor

Shalini has developed many courses, both in online and blended modes, and has 25+ publications in various international and national journals including five book chapters

Sudha Tiwari

Assistant Professor

Sudha has presented and published on themes such as the Partition of India, the Emergency, the New Indian Cinema, NFDC, cinema as resistance, etc.

Sunita Bhola

Assistant Professor

Sunita has worked closely with Ruskin Bond and authored a book based on his nature writings.

Vinay Kumar Singh

Assistant Professor

Vinay has 20 paper presentations at various national and international conferences and published 13 research papers in international journals, chapters in edited books, and conference proceedings.

Shatavisha Mustafi

Assistant Professor

Shatavisha has been the recipient of the Nehru Trust for the Indian Collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London grant and was a Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral fellow too.

Uday Bhaskar Sharma

Assistant Professor

He was a SERB National Post Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Mathematics in the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune