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I am an Associate Professor in Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi.I am a Doctorate in Psychology from University of Delhi. I have been Teaching Applied Psychology Hons & P.G. students for 20 years. I have been a monitoring member of research project of B.S.F. under Home Ministry on stress Management. Conducted work shops with school children. Regular guest on various News Channels my views are regularly published in national dailies. I am Executive editor in the Journal of Positive Psychology, Academia (International Multidisciplinary journal on Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages. I have completed an innovative research project from University of Delhi. I have also completed ICSSR research project. I have been the author of the book Criminal Psychology by Lexis Nexis. I have guided 5 Ph.d. Researches from Delhi University and 5 Ph.d researches from other universities.

May 5, 2017

BIO DATA


Dr. Navin Kumar 

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology                                                                                     
Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
Yamuna Vihar, Delhi - 94
University of Delhi
E-mail – navinbrac@yahoo.co.in

RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

JH-503, Amrapali Village
Nyay Khand -2
Indirapuram, Ghaziabad

EDUCATION

PhD – University of Delhi
Masters in Psychology- University of Delhi
Graduation, Psychology (Hons) – Patna University

AREAS OF INTEREST

·         Social Psychology
·         Media Psychology
·         Organizational Psychology
·         Indian psychology
·         Positive Psychology

BOOKS PUBLISHED

Ø  Book on Criminal Psychology (2015). Lexis Nexis (A Division of REED ELSEIVIER India Pvt. Ltd.). ISBN: 978-93-5143-423-8, Ist edition.

Ø  Book on Secondary course in psychology (2012), NIOS Secondary level, Govt. of India.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS


Ø   “Exploring the Realm of Positive Psychology and the Workplace with a Glimpse of Eastern Perspective.” International Journal on Spirituality and Organization Leadership. Dec 2015. Pg- 99-124.
Ø   “Understanding role expectations and role strain across three generations and its impact on well-being in a joint family and nuclear family: An Indian study.” Journal of Positive Psychology (JPP), Vol 3(2).
Ø   “Unravelling the sources and remedies of examination stress among Indian school children.” The discussant. Pg -19-24, ISSN-2250-3412 , 1 (2)
Ø   “Social and Cultural Influences of Academic Success and its Impact on Life Satisfaction: An Indian Scenario.Journal of Positive Psychology (JPP), I (2). 88 – 92.ISSN- 2249-6254.
Ø   “Exploring the psychology of lesser privileged.” The discussant. 35-41.April 2014. ISBN-2250-3412.

Ø   “Internet mediated communication and its impact on psycho-social capital.” A journal discussant, 2(1). 41-45. January- March 2014.ISSN-2250-3412.

Ø   “Role of innovativeness and critical thinking in individual and organizational context.” Journal discussant, 1(2) .62-69. April 2013. ISSN-2250-3412.

Ø   “Quality of Work life as a Predictor of Psychological well-being of police Employees” Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 3(4). December 2012. ISSN- 222-4937.

Ø   “Perception of Role Expectation and its Fulfilment among Youth: An Intergenerational Perspective.” Journal IJSSR, 9 (2). November 2012 .ISSN-0974-9837.

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


Ø  Completed ICSSR major research project as Project Director titled “Personality Trait Structure and Taxonomy of Hindi Speaking Indians: A Psycho lexical Approach” (2013-2015).

Ø  Completed a Major Research Project of U.G.C. on the topic “Employability of Vocational Education Students.” As Investigator.

Ø  Member Research Monitoring Committee of a research project between J.N.U. and Border Security Force (BSF) on “Reason’s and ramifications of stress among B.S.F. Personnel.”

Ø  Completed innovative research project, “Growing under the shadow of Media: Explorations into family lives & Psychosocial well-being”, as main investigator from Delhi University (2012-2013).

RESEARCH SUPERVISION


Ø  One PhD awarded under my supervision on the topic “A Psycho- Social Study of Mass Media Process and Its Impact on Well- Being” of researcher Sunil Gupta (2012) from University of Delhi.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D. work on the topic “A Psycho- Social Study of Media Ecology: An Exploration into Self- Concept and Personality development of Children” of researcher Priyam Sharma, 2016, University of Delhi.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D. work on the topic “A Psycho-Social study of Social Media Users: Explorations into Empathy & Altruism” of the researcher Swati Saharan, 2014 University of Delhi.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D. work on the topic “Role of mental peace in well-being: An empirical study of inside from ‘Shrimad Bhagvad Gita” of the researcher Meenakshi Chopra, 2014, University of Delhi.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D. work on the topic “A Psycho-Social Study Of social media users on self and well being of Indian youth” of the researcher Anand Shankar, 2014, University of Delhi.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D. work on the topic “A psycho – social Study of Virtual Reality & Actual Reality and its impact on Well- Being” of Researcher Ravi Bhusan (2012), University of Delhi.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D. work on the topic “Impact of Bullying on Adolescents: Unravelling the psyche of victims of Bullying” of researcher Bushra Faraz (2013), Jamia Milia Islamia.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D. work as Co-Guide on the topic “Life orientation, work environment and organizational justice as predictor of organizational commitment” of the researcher Shivangi Kaul, Amity University, Noida from July 2014.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D. work as Co-Guide on the topic “Indian positive psychological interventions for wisdom and Resilience” of the researcher Kulpreet Kaur, Amity University, Noida from Jan 2015.

Ø  Supervising Ph.D work on the topic “Emerging Adulthood” of the researcher Nisha (2016), University of Delhi.

MEMBER OF SELECTION COMMITTEES


Ø  Member of selection committees as an expert in psychology in different Maharatnas and Navratnas PSUs and government organizations for the selection of executive trainees. PSUs include NTPC, GAIL, Indian oil Corporation and organizations like CRPF, ITBP, SSB, BCPL, Solar Energy corporation of India and Infosys.

INVITED TALKS


Ø  “Role of ethics in governance”, International conference at Lucknow University, 8th April 2017.

Ø  “Successful ageing”, National conference at Mata Sundri college, Univ. of Delhi, 23rd Sept 2016.

Ø  An interdisciplinary perspective on health and well being”, International conference on psychology of health and well being, Jamia Millia Islamia University, 23rd March 2017.

Ø  “Ecological Psychology” IFS officers training program, Institute of wood science and technology, Bengaluru, 12th January 2017.

Ø  Positive Psychology”, National seminar on positive psychology, Amity university – Noida, 21st March 2017

Ø  “Mass media and positive social engagement”, International seminar on Indian minds and societal concerns, 3rd April 2016.

Ø  Positive Schooling”, ICPAS 2016, Goa (Key Note), 16th January 2016.

Ø  “Employee engagement and organizational transformation”, National seminar at ARSD college, University of Delhi, 25th March 2015.

Ø  “Exploring realms of positive psychology and the work place: an eastern psychology perspective”, National conference at Carmel College, Goa, 9th January 2015.

Ø  “Values, strengths, human development and functioning”, International conference on psychology, 25th September 2014.

Ø  “Understanding role expectations and role strain across three generations and its impact on well being in a joint family and nuclear family: An Indian study”, International congress of applied Psychology at Paris, France, 11th July 2014.

Ø  “Positive psychology”, National seminar on positive psychology (Key Note), Christ university, Bangalore, 20th January 2014.

Ø  Positivity at the workplace”, 2nd National conference organized by IAPP, Maniben Nanawati College, Mumbai, 7th December 2012.

Ø  “Career Counseling”, International conference organized by ICDA and NCDA (USA), Manav Rachna University, Faridabad, 27th March 2013.

Ø  “Power of ethics in learning”, National workshop at ILLL, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, 21st March 2013.

Ø  Role of Mass Media and Its Implication for Aging Work Force”, National conference organized by department of applied psychology South campus, University of Delhi, 1st March 2013.

Ø  Positive Psychology”, First conference of Indian association of positive psychology, 24th December 2012.

Ø  “Role of Critical Thinking and Innovativeness in Individual & Organizational Context”, Delhi University Academic Congress, 6th September 2012.

Ø  “Role of Social and Cultural Influences on Academic Success and its Impact on Life Satisfaction”, International conference on positivism, Amity University, Jaipur, 7th August 2012.

Ø  Unraveling the Sources and Remedies of Examination Stress among Indian School Children”, National conference organized by ICDA and Indian Association of Positive Psychology, 26th May 2012.

Ø  Psychological perspective of Human rights”, International workshop on Human rights at Delhi University, 23rd December 2012.

Ø  “Psychology in Contemporary Context”, International conference on Psychology in Contemporary context: A Positivistic Approach, 21st May 2011.

Ø  “Psychology and Life Skills”, National workshop on Capacity and Life Skills Building, 28th March 2011.

Ø  “Role of Psychological Skills in Doctor, Patient Communication”, Med-Con. 2011 organized by Indian Medical Association, 24th April 2011.

Ø  Psychological Impact of urbanism on Well being”, IISMAAS at J.N.U., 20th April 2011.

Ø  “Reciprocal Altruism & Will Power”, International Conference on Advances in Military Psychology organized by Defence Institute of Psychology Research under Ministry of Defence, 12th March 2011.

Ø  ABC of Managing Organizations by Values”, National Conference of W.P.H.R.F. at Delhi University Conference Centre, 5th September 2010.

Ø  Antisocial, Unsocial and Prosocial Effects of Media Conten”, NAOP Conference, Bangalore University, 6th March 2010.

Ø  A Critical Understanding of Ethical Leadership from Historical and Contemporary Perspective”, National Seminar organized by Deshbandhu College at India International Center, Delhi, 16th February 2010.

Ø  Adolescent’s Challenges & Remedies from Social Psychological & Cultural Perspective”, National Seminar in Gorakhpur University, 15th January 2015.

Ø  Organizational Culture”,  National Seminar on Rural Marketing Issues and Challenges in WTO Era, at VBS Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, 23rd September 2005.

Ø  “Environment and Behavior”, International Conference on Biodiversity, Environment and Sustainability Challenges for Future at S.S.N. College, University of Delhi, 5th September 2008.

Ø  “Media Potrayal of the aged”, International Seminar on Gerontology: A Global Concern, 1st March 2008.

Ø  “A Critical Analysis of Social Justice Collective Identity, Marginality and Importance of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar”, National Seminar at Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi, 26th September 2008.

Ø  “Psychology of parenting”, GYNAE PAEDIACON : A national conference, 14th October 2007.

Ø  “Psychological aspects of Leadership”, National Seminar on Economy & Entrepreneurship at V.B.S. Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, 22nd april 2006.

Ø  “Motivation & Human Research Resourceful Human’s the New Mantra”, IIIrd H.R. Meet organized by WorkPsychology and Human Resource Forum, 26th February 2006.

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS  


Ø  Executive editor, Journal of Positive Psychology. (ISSN – 2249-6254)
Ø  Executive editor, Academia: An international multi-disciplinary journal. (ISSN – 23950161)
Ø  Life member NAOP
Ø  Life member Indian Science Congress.
Ø  Life member Indian Association of positive psychology
Ø  Life member Indian career development association.
Ø  Member Journal Review committee (Carmel College, Goa).
Ø  Member Area advisory board (Amity University, Noida.)
Ø  Member expert committee of ICSSR for evaluation of research projects 2016-17.













International conference at Jamia Milia Islamia March 2017.