Faculty



Prof. Priyadarśī Mukherji : Professor

Teaching Experiences:
Lecturer, Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal: February-April 1989
Assistant Professor, JNU: 15 June 1989—06 May 1996
Associate Professor, JNU: 07 May 1996—06 May 2004
Professor, JNU: 07 May 2004—till date
Professor, Delhi University: 06 April 2005—21 August 2006
Visiting Professor, Shenzhen University, China: 27 October 2008—21 January 2009
Centre Chairpersonship: 21 May 1996—20 May 1998; 01 September 2000—31 August 2002; 01 September 2008—31 August 2010.
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Chinese: JNU, 1984.
Master of Arts in Chinese: JNU, 1986.
Post Graduate Diploma in China:
Fudan University, Shanghai, China: 1986-1987.
Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China: 1987-1988.
Ph.D., JNU: 1996.
Summer School, Chinese Language & Culture, Beijing: July-August 1997.
Research Interests:
Folklore and Folk Literature, Chinese and Tibetan Folk Literature, Chinese History and Culture, Intercultural Studies, Art of Translation, Etymological Studies, Modern and Contemporary Chinese Verses.

Prof. Sabaree Mitra: Professor

Teaching Experiences:
Assistant Professor, JNU: 14 September 1990—26 July 2000.
Associate Professor, JNU: 27 July 2000—26 July 2008.
Professor, JNU: 27 July 2008—till date.
Centre Chairpersonship: 01 September 2004—31 August 2006.
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Chinese: JNU, 1985.
Master of Arts in Chinese: JNU, 1987.
Post Graduate Diploma in China:
Beijing University, China: 1988-1990.
M. Phil., JNU, 1989.
Ph.D., JNU: 1997.
Summer School, Chinese Language & Culture, Beijing: July-August 2002.
Research Interests:
Contemporary Chinese Literature and Literary Criticism, Gender Issues in Contemporary China, Post-Mao Literature.

Professor Dr. B R Deepak : Professor

Teaching Experiences:
Assistant Professor, JNU: 23 July 1996—24 August 2004.
Associate Professor, JNU: 25 August 2004
Professor, JNU: 25 August 2010 to date
Visiting Professor and Dean School of Languages, Doon University, Dehradun: Jan 2011-Jan 2012
Teaching Fellow, University of Edinburgh, UK: 2002-2003
Asia Fellow, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China: 2006-2007
Nehru Fellow, Graduate College, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China: 1996
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Chinese: JNU, 1989.
Master of Arts in Chinese: JNU, 1991.
Post Graduate Diploma in China: Beijing University, China: 1991-1993.
Ph.D., JNU: 1998.
Refresher Course (UGC), JNU: 1998.
Orientation Course, JNU: 1999.
Summer School, Chinese Language & Culture, Beijing Teachers Training University: July-August 2001.
Post-Doctorate, University of Edinburgh, UK: 2003.
Research Interests:
Sino-Indian Studies including history and culture, Chinese Language and Literature.

Dr. Hemant Kumar Adlakha : Associate Professor

Teaching Experiences:
Lecturer, Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal: August 1989—April 1990.
Assistant Professor, JNU: 30 April 1990—26 July 2003.
Associate Professor, JNU: 27 July 2003—till date.
Centre Chairpersonship: 01 September 2006—31 August 2008.
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Chinese: JNU, 1982
Master of Arts in Chinese: JNU, 1984
Post Graduate Diploma in China:
Beijing Language Institute, China: 1984-1986.
Ph.D., JNU: 2003.
Research Interests:
Political Culture and Civil Society discourse in China, State and Society in Chinese Political Theory, Political and Economic History of Modern China.

Mr. Devendra Singh Rawat : Associate Professor

Teaching Experiences:
Lecturer, Marathawada University, Aurangabad: October 1984—May 1990.
Assistant Professor, JNU: 28 May 1990—27 May 1993.
Assistant Professor (Senior Scale), JNU: 28 May 1993—till date.
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Chinese: JNU, 1982.
Master of Arts in Chinese: JNU, 1984.
Refresher Course in Foreign Language, JNU: 2006.
Orientation Programme, JNU: 2007.
Special Winter School, JNU: 29 December 2008—23 January 2009.
Summer School, Chinese Language & Culture, Beijing: 1996.
Research Interests:
Chinese Language and Literature, Literary Translation.

Ms. Dayawanti : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experiences:
Assistant Professor, JNU: 01 October 2003—till date.
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Chinese: JNU, 1993.
Master of Arts in Chinese: JNU, 1995
Pre-Ph.D., JNU: 1996.
Post Graduate Diploma in China:
East China Normal University, Shanghai, China: 1996-1998.
Orientation Programme, JNU: 2007.
Research Interests:
Chinese Language and Literature.

Dr. Geeta Kochhar : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experiences:
Assistant Professor, JNU: 01 March 2006—till date
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Chinese: JNU, 1994.
Master of Arts in Chinese: JNU, 1998.
Post Graduate Diploma in China:
Liaoning University, Shenyang, China: 1995-1996
People’s University, Beijing, China: 1996-1997
M. Phil., JNU: 2000
Ph.D., JNU: 2005
Research Interests:
Urbanization and Development Processes in China, Spatial Restructuring of Urban Systems, Demographic Changes, and Rural Development.

Mr. Rakesh Kumar : Assistant Professor

Teaching Experiences:
Assistant Professor, JNU: 26 October 2007—till date
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Chinese: JNU: 2001
Master of Arts in Chinese: JNU: 2003
M. Phil., JNU: 2006
Research Interests:
Chinese Language and Literature

Ms. Manju Hara: Assistant Professor

Dr. Gautam Kumar Jha : Assistant Professor in Bhasa Indonesia

Teaching Experiences:
Assistant Professor, JNU September 2013
Research Experience / Higher Studies:
Master of Arts: School of Language, Literature & Culture Studies, JNU, 1996.
MPhil: Political Islam in Indonesia, Centre for Southeast Asia & Southwest Pacific, School of International Studies, JNU 1999.
PhD: Political Islam in Indonesia, Centre for Southeast Asia & Southwest Pacific, School of International Studies, JNU 2003.
Research Interests:
Indonesian Folklores, & Islam, Sufism and Shaivism in Indonesia

Mr. Kaushal Kishore Chandel : Assistant Professor

Dr. Chandran Usha : Assistant Professor

 

 

Retired Faculty

1. Prof. Tan Chung (1994)
2. Dr. H. P Ray (1996)
3. Prof. Yap Rehman (2000)
4. Dr. Manik Bhattacharya (2013)