Prof. (Dr.) Purnima Singh

Institute Chair Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi
Academic Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor of Arts, University of Allahabad
  2. Master of Arts (Psychology) University of Allahabad
  3. Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology), University of Allahabad
  4. Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Professional Affiliations:
  1. Editor -in -Chief Psychological Studies ( Springer)
  2. International Union of Psychological Sciences ( IUPsyS)- National Member
  3. Fellow National Academy of Psychology
  4. Institute Chair Professor, IIT Delhi
  5. President- National Academy of Psychology, ( NAOP) India.
  6. Treasurer- National Academy of Psychology, (NAOP) India.
  7. Executive Committee Member, Asian Association of Social Psychology- South Asian Representative.
  8. Representative South Asia, International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  9. Member- Board of Directors -International Association of Applied Psychology.
  10. Delivered Invited/Featured lecture at Division 3- Psychology and Societal Development, International Congress of Applied Social Psychology, Montreal.
  11. Invited by the International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan to organize a symposium on Culture, group interactions and creating shared spaces.
  12. Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship, Commonwealth Association of Universities, University of Bristol, United Kingdom.
  13. Young Scientist Award by the Indian Science Congress Association.
  14. Witkin Okanji Travel Award – International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  15. Convenor, 8th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology.
  16. Member Scientific Committee 9th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, Kunming, China.
  17. Member, International Advisory Board, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology Congress, The University of Guelph, Canada.
  18. Member Editorial Board- International Journal of Psychology ( Wiley).
  19. Associate Editor- Psychology and Developing Societies- A Journal, (Published by Sage).
  20. Associate Editor- Psychological Studies-( Published by Springer).
  21. Guest Editor ( Special Issue) – Justice and diversity, Psychology and Developing Societies- A Journal.
  22. Co-Editor, Psychological Studies ( Special Issue) 8th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology.
Teaching Areas

Social Psychology, Applied Social Psychology, Organizational Behaviour, Environmental Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Social Research Methods.

Research Areas

Group Processes, Justice, Identity, and Intergroup Relations in Organizational and Social contexts.

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