Academic Cluster: Humanities & Social Sciences
General Expertise & Interests: Cross Cultural Counselling
Course: Introduction to Multicultural Worldviews
Dr. Jui Shankar is a Counseling Psychologist equipped with a doctorate from the Ball State University, Muncie, USA. She has been working with the international NGO Medecins sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders) since 2008 and has provided counseling services for their projects in Iraq, Papua New Guinea and Manipur.
She has also taught courses on Cross Cultural Counseling and Human Relationships Development at the Ball State University, along with various other workshops and guest lectures in universities like the University of West Virginia and the University of Oregon. She was a member of the planning committee for the International Counseling Psychology Conference in Chicago, 2008.
She was the recipient of the prestigious Benjamin V. Cohen Peace Fellowship during 2003-2004 wherein a fellowship amount of $10,000 was awarded to her for her research on the Hindu-Muslim conflict in India. She has presented her papers at many conferences at the international level and has to her credit, numerous publications in reputed international journals.