is Dean, International Collaborations and Tie up in ';Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies' (VIPS), Delhi. She possesses parallel qualifications in Political Science and Journalism & Mass Communication. She has more than twenty years of media industry and teaching experience. She is a media academician with fifteen years of teaching experience in Journalism and Mass communication with specialisation in subjects viz. Politics and Government; Development Communication & Culture; Media Laws and Communication Research. She has headed and led the media studies department, VSJMC, VIPS affiliated to GGSIP University, for about ten years. She has 3 Books, 4 Chapters and more than 25 publications in National and International journals of repute to her credit. She has attended and presented papers in around 50 National and International Seminars and Conferences and has chaired many sessions. She is a resource person to various universities and organizations.