Kamlesh Singh | Humanities & Social Sciences

Kamlesh Singh

Kamlesh Singh
CV Summary: 

Kamlesh Singh, Ph.D. (Psychology), joined IIT Delhi in 2004. She is currently a Professor (Psychology) at the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Delhi. She has published three (co-authored) books - “Measures of Positive Psychology: Development and Validation” (2016) and “Religious and Spiritual Practices in India: A Positive Psychological Perspective” (2023) with Springer and “Translational Research and Applied Psychology in India'' (2019) with Sage publishers. She is also the author of the award-winning book “Bhartiya Sandharbh me Vyavahrik Skaratmak manovigyan (2018)”. It was awarded the Rajbhasha Gaurav Award for original book writing in Hindi on Gyan-Vigyan for Citizens of India by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. She has published above 100 published research papers in peer-reviewed national and international journals and 17 book chapters. In 2019, she was the recipient of the prestigious ‘Shane J. Lopez Award for Professional Contributions in Positive Psychology 2019’ in recognition for her outstanding contributions to the field of Positive Psychology by the Section on Positive Psychology, American Psychology Association. In addition to her ongoing teaching and various research projects in Positive Psychology, Kamlesh Singh is also a member of the Council of Advisors, International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA). Furthermore, she has initiated an Indian association on Positive Psychology called the “National Positive Psychology Association” (NPPA; http://nppassociation.org/) with several other experts of Positive Psychology. Detailed information on her publications & other academic activities can be found on her website: http://web.iitd.ac.in/~singhk/

Contact Information

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016
Tel:+91-11-2659 1342(O)

Research Areas

Positive Psychology & its applications, Psychometrics, Community Psychology, Mental Health of Rural Women and Adolescents, Psychoeducational Programs

Academic Background

PhD (Psychology)

Employment History

Professor (Psychology) Dept. of HUSS, IIT-Delhi (From 18th February 2021 to present)
Associate Professor (Psychology) Dept. of HUSS, IIT-Delhi (From 27 December to 17 Feb. 2021)
Assistant Professor (Psychology) Dept. of HUSS, IIT Delhi. (From 23 December 2004 to 26 December 2012)
Assistant Professor (Psychology) on Adhoc basis, Dept. of Psychology, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur ( From 01 March 1996 to 22 December 2004)

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Teaching Areas

Introduction to Psychology, Positive Psychology, Applied Positive Psychology, Theories of Personality, Community Psychology, Psychological Testing & Behavioural Assessment, Psychological Interventions