Dr. Reeta Kumar

Professor
Department of Psychology
Tulidas Colony, B.H.U., Varanasi-221005
0542-2369967 0542-2369238 09935036111
reetakumar.psybhu@gmail.com

Academic Qualifications
Sl. No. Degree Institution Year
1 P. G. Banaras Hindu University 1974
2 Ph.D. Banaras Hindu University 1980

A. Teaching experience (in years): 35 yrs

B. Areas of specialization: Counselling, Personality, Pychology of Aging

C. Number of M. Phil/Ph. D supervised: 14 (Under Supervision 3)

D. Number of publications (National/International) ? 30+

E. Major publications (Selected)

Pandey, V., & Kumar, R. (2008). Adjustment and spousal support among male school teachers in pre-retirement phase?. Indian Journal of Gerontology, Vol 22, No 2, 2008.

Kumar. R., & Srivastava, A. (2009). Social support and mental ill health among older housewives. Journal of Indian Health Psychology, Vol 3, No.2, March, 38-49.

Kumar, R. & Sharma, A. (2009). Wisdome, cognitive failure, depression and loneliness among older men. Indian Journal of Gerontology, Vol 23, No. 4, 458-477.

Kumar, R., & Yadav, S. (2010). Stress Due to daily Demands and mental health among female school teachers in early and middle adulthood. Indian Journal of Community Psychology. Vol 6, Issue 2, September, 155-167.

Sharma, A. & Kumar, R. (2011). Health beliefs, attitude towards old age, and treatment preferences among elderly people. United Journal of Awadh Scholars, Vol 5, No. 2, March, 90-98.

F. Conference/symposia/seminars attended: 60+

G. Courses and papers taught:

Counselling

Personality

Adulthood & Aging

Diagnostic Technique

Research Methodology

H. Academic/ professional membership

Internal Member of Board of Studies for Center for Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusion Policy from 21.5.2013 to 20.5. 2015

Internal Member of School Board of Social Sciences & Humanities, Sikkim University, Gangtok, Sikkim w.e.f. 1.4.2013 to 31.3. 2016

Head, Department of Psychology, B.H.U., Varanasi from 22.1.2011 to 21.1.2014.

Member Academic Council, B.H.U., Varanasi in the capacity of Head, Department of Psychology, B.H.U., Varanasi from 22.1.2011 to 21.1.2014

Member, Advisory Committee, Human Rights Cell, B.H.U., Varanasi from 2011 to 2012

Member, Committee constituted for normalization of PG Ordinances of Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Social Sciences w.e.f. 30.8.12

Member, Inspection Committee constituted for examining proposals of various affiliated colleges for starting PG Courses in various subjects 5/10.7.2012

Member, Career and Higher Studies Information and Guidance Committee, University Employment Information and Guidance Bureau, B.H.U. 2006-07.

Member, Guidance and Counseling Committee, Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 4, DLW, Varanasi, 2006.

Member, Guidance and Counseling Committee, Kendriya Vidyalaya, BHU, Varanasi, November 2006.

Member, Guidance and Counseling Committee, U.E.I.G. Bureau, B.H.U., 2004 .

I. Administrative responsibilities held

Head, Department of Psychology 2011-14

Co-Cordinator, Career Guidance & Counselling Cell, Student Welfare Center, BHU 2011-14

Established the Career Guidance & Counselling Cell, Student Welfare Center, BHU in November 2011

Consultant Psychologist At the University Employment Information and Guidance Bureau, B.H.U. 2008-2011

Coordinator, Counseling Center, Dept. of Psychology, BHU, Varanasi, 2004, 2006-2009.

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