Dr. Pooja V. Anand is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology, Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi. She has been teaching Psychology for more than fourteen years at the undergraduate level. She is a gold medallist in M.A. Psychology. She is the Founder and Convenor of India’s first Positive Psychology Center at Daulat Ram College. She has authored the book Emotional Intelligence: Journey to Self-Positive (2017). She is a member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations. She has many publications in scientific journals and has authored chapters for many books. She has written articles in newspapers of national repute like The Tribune, Millennium Post, Free Press Journal and Nai Duniya and Emotional Intelligence Magazine, U.S. She is guiding many PhD scholars enrolled at the Department of Psychology, University of Delhi. She has been invited for talks and workshops at many prestigious national and international forums and has presented papers at various national and international conferences. She won the first prize for the best paper presentation at the International Conference on Public Health, Delhi (2016). She has been a Member of the Core Committee for formulating the syllabus for the Choice Based Credit System for B.A Hons Psychology, B.A Hons Applied Psychology, and BA Program in Psychology taught at all central universities in India since 2015. She has been a Member of the esteemed project sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and University Grants Commission, India called E-pathshala for post graduate courses in which she was the coordinator and author for modules for the ‘Social psychology’ paper and co-coordinator and author for many modules for the ‘Positive psychology’ paper. As the Convenor for Skill Development Programs in her college she has started many Skill Development Courses in various disciplines over the years.
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