Dr Kavita A Sharma

My Family

  • Date of Birth: 5th July, 1950  
  • Born at: Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh, India

My Academic Credentials

  • Ph.D in English, University of Delhi, Delhi
    Byron’s Plays: A Reassessment - 1978
  • M.A in English, University of Delhi, Delhi -1971
  • LL.M from University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada-1984
  • LL.B. from Delhi University-1981
  • B.A. (H) English, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi -1969

My Teaching Assignments

Presently – President, South Asian University, New Delhi

Formerly, Director, India International Centre, New Delhi since August 2008-October 2014

Principal, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi, from January 1998 to July 2008

Teaching in Hindu College since July 1971-July 1978

Honorary visiting Lecturer at Tokyo Women’s Christian College,1974-75.

Honorary visiting Lecturer at University of Indonesia, 1977-78.


  • Awarded the Fulbright fellowship New Century Scholar for the year 2007-08 program for research on "Higher Education in the 21st Century: Access and Equity" by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
  • Awarded fellowship by Shastri Indo Canadian Institute for Faculty Research Programme at Ottawa, Academic year 2002-2003.
  • Awarded Faculty Enrichment Fellowship by the Shastri Indo Canadian Institute at Vancouver, Academic year 1991-92.
  • Conferred the "Indira Gandhi Sadbhavana Award" by the National Integration and Economic Council on the occasion of the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Late Smt.Indira Gandhi i.e. 19.11.2005

Professional Organizations to which I belong

  • Life member of the Indian Association of Canadian Studies
  • Life member of the Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies
  • Life members of Indian Law Institute.
  • Life member of International Comparative Literature Association , USA
  • Founder President of Parents' Forum for Meaningful education
  • Life Member of Indian History Congress
Dr Kavita A Sharma
Dr Kavita A Sharma