Dr. Ramesh Chandra Mishra

New G-5, Jodhpur Colony, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 21 005
0542-236 9967, 0542-257 5348, 0941537 7380

Academic Qualifications
Sl. No. Degree Institution Year
1 P. G. Allahabad University 1971
2 Ph.D. Allahabad University 1978
3 Any Other (Post-doc) Queen’s University, Canada 1982-83

A. Teaching experience (in years) : 42 years

B. Areas of specialization: Cross-cultural psychology, Cognition, Health, Acculturation and Intergroup Relations

C. Number of Ph. D. supervised: 22

D. Number of publications (National/International) : Books:3; Book chapters: 59; Research Papers: 86

E. Major publications (Selected)

1. Mishra, R. C. (2012). Hindu religious values and their influence on youths in India. In G. Trommsdorff & X. Chen (Eds.), Values, religion, and culture in adolescent development (pp. 424-441). Oxford: Cambridge University Press.

2. Dasen, P.R., & Mishra, R.C. (2010). Development of geocentric spatial language and cognition: An eco-cultural perspective. Oxford: Cambridge University Press.

3. Mishra, R.C. (2001). Cognition across cultures. In D. Matsumoto (Ed.), Handbook of culture and psychology (pp. 119-135). New York: Oxford University Press.

4. Mishra, R.C. (1997). Cognition and cognitive development. In J.W. Berry, P.R. Dasen, & T.S. Saraswathi (Eds.), Handbook of cross-cultural psychology, Vol. 2 (pp. 147-179). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

5. Mishra, R.C., Sinha, D., & Berry, J.W. (1996). Ecology, acculturation and psychological adaptation: A study of Adivasis in Bihar. New Delhi: Sage.

F. Research projects: 03

G. Conference/symposia/seminars attended: In India: 85; Abroad: 24

H. Courses and papers taught: Social and Applied Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Psychology of Affective Processes, Psychology of Personality

I. Academic/ professional membership

Life member: Indian Science Congress Association; UP Psychological Association

Member: National Academy of Psychology, India; International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.

J. Administrative responsibilities held: Head of the Department (2002-2004); Co-director, Canadian Studies Development Program (1994-continued); Co-ordinator, Adacemic Staff College (1992-1994); President, National Academy of Psychology, India (2004-2005); Regional Representative of South Asia in International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (2006-2010).

K. Honors and awards received: 22

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