Dr Kavita Sharma

Dr Kavita A Sharma


An accomplished academician, Dr Kavita A Sharma has been an active contributor to the cause of higher education through her teaching, publications and the institutions she has been associated with. Dr Kavita Sharma started teaching in 1971 in Delhi University’s Hindu College and became its Principal in 1998 and served there till 2008 when she took up another challenging assignment as Director of India International Centre, New Delhi.


She has published a number of books including Internationalisation of Education, Sixty Years of University Grants Commission, Hindu College, Delhi – A People’s Movement and The Windmills of the Mind. Her research papers on a wide range of topics, including higher education, language, immigration and identity, culture and women, have made their ways in many reputed national and international publications.


Dr Sharma holds a PhD Degree in English from the University of Delhi and an LLM degree from the University of British Columbia, Canada. A Fullbright Fellow, she was conferred the Indira Gandhi Sadbhavana Award by the National Integration and Economic Council in 2005.


Widely travelled around the world, Dr Sharma had also been an Honorary Visiting Lecturer at Tokyo’s Women’s Christian College and University of Indonesia. She is associated with many professional organisations including English Association, Indian Association of Canadian Studies, Indian Law Institute and Indian History Congress. She has been the Founder President of Parent’s Forum for Meaningful Education.




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