Dr. A. AnupamaVice-Principal
Dr. Anupama.A has been with the Department of Psychology, Osmania University for more than a decade. With research interests in Cognitive Psychology, Positive Psychology and HIV Counselling, Dr Anupama, over the past 10 years, has taught UG, PG (regular and distance), M.Phil and PhD courses in Psychology. She taught students pursuing M.Sc in Forensic Sciences at the Departmet of Forensic Sciences for 3 years. Among other responsibilities she handeled include her work as a Capacity Building officer & Zonal Programme Manager for 5 years in an International Project on HIV/AIDS, Saksham, funded by Global fund at Osmania
Univesity. Currently, she serves as the Chairperson, Board of Studies in Psychology, and is a former Head of the Department of Psychology, University College of Arts and Social Sciences, Osmania University. She also holds an additional responsibility as a Placement Officer at Arts College. Dr. Anupama was the Principal Investigator for a Collaborative Research Project with Department of Linguistics, and a Co-investigator for another research project in Collaboration with Department of Journalism and Mass Communication under ACSS, Rusa 2.0. She was an investigator for a UGC Minor Research Project during 2002 and in addition to assisting in several
research studies undertaken at the Department of Psychology, she actively assisted in several prestigious projects sponsored by BSRB, ISRO and SEDSU.
She co-authored 5 resources materials for distance education courses at OU, BRAOU and Telugu Academy. She has published 5 research papers and presented 9 research papers in National and International conferences. Her doctoral thesis was on 'Learning fundamentals of Cognitive Processes-A human-computer interaction studie on children' and her MPhil thesis was on 'Personality profiling of successful and aspiring public
service candidates belonging to reserved category'. She currently supervises research work of 8 PhD students at OU, and 1 MPhil student, SVU (Degree Awarded).
She is a resource person at training institutions like HRDC, OU; MCRHRDI and BHEL. She is a member of BOS of 7 UG Colleges, of ACSS, RUSA 2.0 (Advanced Center for Social Sciences), and of various academic committees in the University. She was a member of the profssional board, ICSSR-SRC, and Member of PESA, Australia.
At Present, Dr. A. Anupama is holding the Position of Vice-Principal, University College of Arts & Social Sciences, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Dr. A. Anupama Vice-Principal