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I am an Associate Professor in psychology at Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi with 20 years of teaching experience.I am a Doctorate in Psychology from University of Delhi. Taught BA Hons Applied psychology, MA applied psychology and Ph.D psychology to students of Delhi university. Executive editor Journal of positive psychology. Executive editor Academia (An international multidisciplinary journal on social science, humanities and languages) Successfully completed ICSSR major research project, UGC major research project and Innovative research project from University of Delhi. Monitoring committee member of a research project under the aegis of BSF (Border Security Force), Ministry of Home Affairs on stress management. Supervising 6 Ph.D researches from University of Delhi, 2 from Amity University, 1 from Jamia Millia Islamia. Member ICSSR research project committee. Selection committee memeber of Indian Oil, NTPC, GAIL India, Solar energy corporation. Authored a book on Criminal Psychology published by LEXIS NEXIS India. Delivered invited lectures at IIT Roorkee, IIM Lucknow, IGNFA Dehradun, IWST Bangalore. Presented my paper at ICAP 2014, Paris, France.

Sep 9, 2017

BIO DATA

Dr. Navin Kumar 
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology                                                                                     
Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
Yamuna Vihar, Delhi - 94
University of Delhi
 


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

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ø  Twenty years of experience teaching masters and graduation students of Delhi University.

Ø  Taught M.A. (Previous and Final) students of south-campus, University of Delhi since 2009-2013.
Paper’s Taught
Course
Academic Session
Organizational Behavior
M.A. (P) Paper VI
2009-10
Organizational Behavior
M.A. (P) Paper VI
2010-11
Selection, Training & Assessment
M.A. (F) Paper XIIIB
2010-11
Mental Health & Work
M.A. (F) Paper XVB
2011-12
Personal Growth: An Experiential Paradigm 
M.A. (F) Paper – C – I
2012 – 13
Advance Social Psychology
M.A. IInd  Semester 
2012 – 13

Ø  Taught M.Com. Students of University of Delhi, South Campus for three years.
Paper’s Taught
Course
Academic Session
Organizational Behavior
M.Com. (P)
1999-2001
Organizational Theory
M.Com. (F)
1999-2001

Ø  B.Com. (Hons.) Students of Delhi University Business Organization paper for about 10 years at Kirori Mal College Centre of School of Correspondence Courses.

Ø  B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing student’s paper entitled “Psychology for Nursing” at L.N.J.P. Hospital College of Nursing of Delhi University since 2007-10.

Ø   B.A. (Pass) and B.A. (Programme) students of Psychology following papers:

Papers taught: Abnormal Psychology, General Psychology, Social Psychology, Life Crises, Psychological Distress & Well-being, Mental Testing.

Ø  B.A. (Hons.) Applied Psychology students of all three years from the commencement of this course in my college i.e. 2006 till date

Paper’s taught:  
General Psychology – B.A. (Hons.) Ist Year
Practicum in General Psychology – B.A. (Hons.)Ist Year
Industrial & Organizational Psychology – B.A. (Hons.)IInd Year
Social Psychology – B.A. (Hons.) IInd Year
Counseling Psychology – B.A. (Hons.)IIIrd Year
Practicum based on Counselling - B.A. (Hons.) IIIrd Year
Ø  B.A. (Hons.) Social Work’s IInd year student since 1997 till date.
      Paper’s taught:
Psychology in Social Work, Psychology for Living

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    “A critical analysis of social justice collective identity, prejudice and stereotype social psychological perspective of the works of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.” Psyber News Volume 7, Number 1&2 ISSN-09760709 UGC affiliation no. 4439.
Ø   “Reciprocal altruism and psychological sources of will and its impact on military psychology”. IAHRW International journal of social sciences review. June 2017.

Ø   “Counselling for community well-being and happiness”. Indian journal of health and well-being. June 2017.


Ø   “Self-esteem and its impact on performance”. Indian journal of positive psychology. June 2017.  

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.

Ø   “An experiential Study on Negotiation: Exploring Communication and Related Factors” Journal VEETHIKA (An International Inter-disciplinary Research Journal). April – Jun 2017. Vol. 3 No. 2, ISSN (electronic) - 2454-342x.( Co-author)


Ø   “Understanding the difficulties of leading change through experiential exercise”. Scholarly research journal for interdisciplinary studies. E- ISSN 2278 - 8808 & P-ISSN 2319-4766. Vol. 4 Issue 31. May – June 2017.

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


Ø  Completed UGC e-PG Pathshala Project as Paper coordinator for the subject ‘Criminal Psychology’. (2017)


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 AND EXPERT COMMITTEES


Ø  Member DRC (Departmental research committee) Amity university, Noida.

Ø  Member expert committee ICSSR for evaluation of Research Projects (Major and Minor) for the financial year 2016-17 in the discipline of psychology.

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  “Criminal psychology”, Invited talk at Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi, 8th September 2017.

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.


OTHER SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS


Ø  Evaluated several major research projects of ICSSR 2016-17.







Invited Talk at Lady Shri Ram College, DU