Prof. Surekha Dangwal is the Vice Chancellor of Doon University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Earlier she has served as Head of the Department of English, Modern European & Other Foreign Languages, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand. She has 34 years of teaching and research experience till date. She has been a recipient of the prestigious DAAD Fellowship (Germany). She has completed a three months program on women studies at the International Women University (IFU) in Kassal and Hannover, Germany from July 15- October 15, 2000. She has also been a visiting faculty at Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, USA under a Faculty Exchange Program in 2008-09. Her research interests focus on South Asian Women Studies, Diaspora Literature and Literary Theory. She has published several research papers including popular articles and translated into English the works of some local poets and writers. Her much acclaimed books are Hinduism in T.S. Eliot’s Writings, The Art of Effective Communication and Learning English Language through Literature. She has completed two major research projects on Post colonialism and Indian Feminism sponsored by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Nineteen (19) students have been awarded Ph. D degrees and thirty (30) students have successfully completed their M. Phil degree under her supervision. She is a life time member of some of the prestigious academic bodies like South Asian Literary Association, Pittsburg, USA. Besides, she has vast administrative experience. She was appointed as the Dean of Students’ Welfare at HNB Garhwal University. She has been serving as a member and convener of different committees of various Universities and Institutions across India. She has also served as Chairperson of UP Hill Electronic Corporation (HILTRON), Govt. of Uttar Pradesh Undertaking from September, 1997 to February, 2001. She has been delivering lectures in various educational institutions focusing on gender, social development issues and communication skills.
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