Dr Anant Kumar
Dr Anant Kumar

Associate Professor & Head, Rural Management

Date of Joining: 13.10.2006

Background

Dr. Anant Kumar is a Fulbright Scholar and an Associate Professor and Heac in the Rural Management Programme at Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi, Jharkhand. Dr. Kumar obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degree in psychology from the University of Allahabad; and M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He offers courses in Behavioral Science, Organizational Behavior, Public Policy, Public Health, and Soft Skills and Personality Development.

Professional Experience

Dr. Kumar is also an Adjunct Additional Professor at the Global Institute of Public Health, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala; and an Affiliate at Global Gender Center, RTI International, USA. Dr. Kumar is Associate Editor, Public Mental Health; and a Member of the editorial board of Materia Socio-Medica. Dr. Kumar has participated and presented his work globally in conferences in the USA, Canada, Australia, China, Malaysia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malaysia, and Bangladesh. He is on the panel of reviewers for various national and international Journals and has published over 90 papers in national and international journals like Economic and Political Weekly, Lancet, Public Health, Journal of Mental Health, Health Sociology Review, Social Work in Public Health, etc. He has two books and five book chapters to his credit. He is a member of the Expert Committee of the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), and a member of the Board of Studies at IIHMR University, Jaipur, and MIT World Peace University, Pune. Dr. Kumar is associated with various organizations and professional groups. He is a life Member of the Indian Association of Public Health (IAHP) and the Indian Association for Study of Population (IASP).

Achievements

Dr. Kumar is also an Adjunct Additional Professor at the Global Institute of Public Health, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala; and an Affiliate at Global Gender Center, RTI International, USA. Dr. Kumar is Associate Editor, Public Mental Health; and a Member of the editorial board of Materia Socio-Medica. Dr. Kumar has participated and presented his work globally in conferences in the USA, Canada, Australia, China, Malaysia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malaysia, and Bangladesh. He is on the panel of reviewers for various national and international Journals and has published over 90 papers in national and international journals like Economic and Political Weekly, Lancet, Public Health, Journal of Mental Health, Health Sociology Review, Social Work in Public Health, etc. He has two books and five book chapters to his credit. He is a member of the Expert Committee of the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), and a member of the Board of Studies at IIHMR University, Jaipur, and MIT World Peace University, Pune. Dr. Kumar is associated with various organizations and professional groups. He is a life Member of the Indian Association of Public Health (IAHP) and the Indian Association for Study of Population (IASP).

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