• Certificate in Russian

    • Ph.D.(English)

    • M.A.(English)

Awards & Medals

    • Received Best Teaching Staff Award of MAEER’s Arts, Commerce and Science College, Pune, at Annual Social Gathering PRISM 2016 on 16th January 2016.

    • Awarded with Gold Medal (Padmashree Dr. V. K. Gokak Gold Medal) as the University Topper of Karnatak University, Dharwad for M. A. (English) 1988-90.

    • Awarded with Gold Medal (Rao Saheb Siddappa Manturshettar Gold Medal) as the University Topper of Karnatak University, Dharwad, for B.A. (English Major) 1985-88.

    • Won Bronze Medal in ‘Olympiad in Russian Language’ held at Moscow, U.S.S.R., from 21st to 29th June 1984.

Research paper

    • Research paper 1 : A research paper titled, “Teaching English To Second Language Learners through Indigenous English Literature” is published in LangLit International Peer-reviewed Open Access Journal (UGC Approved) Vol. 3 Issue 4 (May 2017) with ISSN 2349-5189 and Impact Factor 4.23. [Publisher: Mrs. Snehal Mothe, Latur. Pages 188-194=7]

    • Research paper 2 : A research paper titled, “Changing Perspectives in Human Relationships: A Study of Anita Nair’s Lessons in Forgetting” is published in Aayushi, an International Interdisciplinary Research Journal (AIIRJ) Vol IV Issue IV (Apr. 2017) with ISSN 2349-638X and Impact Factor 3.025. [Publisher: Aayushi Publication, Latur. Pages 69-73=5]

    • Research paper 3 : A research paper titled, “Identity Crisis of Meera in Lessons in Forgetting by Anita Nair” is published in the International Journal of Multifaceted and Multilingual Studies (IJMMS) Special Issue (Mar. 2016) with ISSN 2394-207X and Impact Factor 4.205. [Publisher: Dept. of English, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune. Pages 97-101=5]

    • Published 12 papers (in International Journals) and 2 chapters in books

    • Presented a research paper at an International Seminar, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand, May 2017


    • Teaching experience : 20 years (UG)

    • Research experience : 8 years


English Literature, Postcolonial Literature and Indian writing in English