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Psychology educator

Ajit K. Mohanty, Indian psychology educator. Recipient Killam Doctoral award Killam Trust, University Alberta, 1974-1977, Fulbright Postdoctoral fellowship Fulbright Foundation, 1982; senior fellow Center Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, India, 1985. Member National Academy Psychology (past president since 1991), International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, American Psychological Association.

Background

Mohanty, Ajit K. was born on January 23, 1946 in Puri, Orissa, India. Son of Kushna and Rusuma Mohanty.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India, 1967. Master of Arts in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology, University Alberta, 1978.

Career

Lecturer Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 1969-1971, 72-78, reader, 1978-1983, professor, 1983—2003. Lecturer B.J.B. College, Bhubaneswar, 1971-1972. Sessional lecturer University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1973-1977.

Chairman department psychology Utkal University, 1991-1993, chairman postgraduate council, 1995-1996, coordinator Chemical Abstracts Service in psychology, 1997-2000. Professor psychology education Jawahharlal Nehru University, since 2003. Chairman Zahir Hussein Center Educational Studies, since 2005.

Member international advisory board Center Multiple Languages & Literacies, Columbia University.

Works

Membership

Member National Academy Psychology (past president since 1991), International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, American Psychological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, newspaper columns, popular writings.

Connections

Married Bishnupriya Patnaik, November 28, 1972. Children: Satyajit, Sarita.

father:
Kushna Mohanty

mother:
Rusuma Mohanty

spouse:
Bishnupriya Patnaik

child:
Satyajit Mohanty

child:
Sarita Mohanty