International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Conference Speakers

Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Honourable Union Cabinet Minister for Education

Mr. Naveen Jindal

Founding Chancellor O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar

Founding Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan

Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission, India

Professor (Dr.) Pankaj Mittal

Secretary General, Association of Indian Universities(AIU), India

Dr. Shashi Tharoor

Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, India

Professor (Dr.) D.P. Singh

Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC), India

Professor (Dr.) Virander S. Chauhan,

Chairman, National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), India

Professor (Dr.) Richard Levin

President Emeritus, Yale University, USA

Professor (Dr.) Vahan Agopyan

Rector of the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil

Professor (Dr.) Philip G. Altbach,

Founding Director & Research Professor, Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, USA

Mr. Phil Baty

Chief Knowledge Officer, Times Higher Education (THE) and Editorial Director,THE World University Rankings, UK

Professor (Dr.) Prabhu Aggarwal

President, NIIT University, India

Professor (Dr.) Ashish Bharadwaj

Dean, Jindal School of Banking and Finance, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Shalini Bharat

Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India

Professor (Dr.) Souvik Bhattacharyya

Vice Chancellor, BITS Pilani

Professor (Dr.) Krishna Bista

Vice President of Education Services, Society for Transnational Academic Research (STAR) Scholars Network

(Dr.) Denise Pires de Carvalho

Rector of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil

Professor (Dr.) Rajesh Chakrabarti

Dean, Jindal Global Business School, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

(Dr.) Pankaj Chandra

Vice Chancellor, Ahmedabad University, India

Professor (Dr.) Saumen Chattopadhyay

Professor, Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, School of Social Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Professor (Dr.) Sreeram Sundar Chaulia

Dean, Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor Ronita Choudhuri

Director, Startup JGU, Assistant Professor Jindal Global Business School and CEO & Co-Founder, Armadillo Digital India

Professor (Dr.) Grant Cornwell

President Rollins College United States of America

Mr. Amit Dasgupta

India Country Director, University of New South Wales, Australia

Professor (Dr.) Rekha Datta

Interim Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affair Monmouth University, United States of America

Professor (Dr.) Hassan Al-Derham

President Qatar University, Qatar

Professor (Dr.) John Dewar

Vice Chancellor, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, India

(Dr.) S. Bruce Dowton

Vice Chancellor and President, Macquarie University, Australia

Professor (Dr.) Uttam Gaulee

President, Society for Transnational Academic Research (STAR) Network, Morgan State University, USA

Professor (Dr.) Ratna Ghosh

Distinguished James McGill Professor & William C. Macdonald Professor of Education, McGill University, Canada

Professor (Dr.) Rupamanjari Ghosh

Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, India

Professor Tom Goldstein

Dean, Jindal School of Journalism and Communication, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Indranath Gupta

Dean of Research and Controller of Examination, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Budd Hall

UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

Professor (Dr.) Liz Jackson

Professor, Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Dipika Jain

Vice Dean, Jindal Global Law School, O.P Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Kevin R. Johnson

Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis School of Law, USA

Professor (Dr.) Marcelo Knobel

Rector University of Campinas (Unicamp) Brazil

Professor (Dr.) Marvin Krislov

President, Pace University, USA

Professor (Dr.) Mohan Kumar

Dean, International Affairs & Global Initiatives, O.P Jindal Global University, India

(Dr.) David Lassner

President, University of Hawaiʻi, USA

Professor (Dr.) Rhonda L. Lenton

President & Vice Chancellor, York University, Canadan

Dr. Stefanie Lindquist

Senior Vice President, Global academic Initiatives Arizona State University, United States of America

Professor Arjya B. Majumdar

Executive Director, Office of Rankings, Benchmarking and Institutional Transformation (ORBIT) and Dean, Admissions & Outreach, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Dr. David M. Malone

Rector, United Nations University, Japan

Professor (Dr.) Simon Marginson

Professor of Higher Education, University of Oxford, UK

Professor (Dr.) Stephen Marks

François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights, Harvard University United States of America

Dr. Francisco J. Marmolejo

Education Advisor, Office of the Chairperson, Qatar Foundation, Qatar

Professor (Dr.) Iain Martin

President Vice Chancellor, Deakin University, Australia

Professor (Dr.) Shailendra Raj Mehta

President & Director, MICA India

Professor (Dr.) Thomas E. Mical

Jindal School of Art and Architecture ,Dean O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Archan Misra

Vice Provost (Research) Director, Centre for Applied Smart-Nation Analytics Singapore Management University, Singapore

Professor Kathleen A. Modrowski

Dean, Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Goolam Mohamedbhai

Former Secretary General, Association of African Universities, Honorary President, International Association of Universities, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Mauritius, Mauritius

Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee

Executive Director, Centre for Comparative & Global Education, Associate Professor & Deputy Director, IIHED O.P Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Rajani Naidoo

Professor of Higher Education Management, University of Bath, UK

Professor (Dr.) Maresi Nerad

Professor for Higher Education, College of Education, University of Washington, USA

Dr. Joanna Newman

Chief Executive & Secretary General, Association of Commonwealth Universities, UK

Professor Sridhar Patnaik

Registrar, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Eduardo M. Penalver

Allan R. Tessler Dean and Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, USA

Professor Andrew Petter

President and Vice Chancellor, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

Professor (Dr.) Colin Picker

Executive Dean Faculty of Business & Law University of Wollongong, Australia

Professor (Dr.) Vesselin Popovski

Vice Dean, Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Manisha Priyam

National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration, India

Dr. Alice Prochaska

Former ProVice Chancellor, Somerville College Oxford, UK

Professor (Dr.) Nirmala Rao

Vice Chancellor, Asian University for Women, Bangladesh

Professor (Dr.) Tan Sri Datto Dzulkifli Abdul bin Razak

Professor Emeritus & Rector,International Islamic University of Malaysia, Malaysia

Professor (Dr.) Fazal Rizvi

Emeritus Professor, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Professor (Dr.) Armin Rosencranz

Dean, Jindal School of Environment & Sustainability, O.P Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Anil D. Sahasrabudhe

Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), India

Professor (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni

Principal Director, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) and Advisor to the Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Anver Saloojee

Assistant Vice-President International, Ryerson University, Canada

Professor (Dr.) Malabika Sarkar

Vice Chancellor, Ashoka University, India

Professor Kajori Sen

Associate Professor, Jindal School of Journalism & Communication, O.P Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Indu Shahani

Founding Dean, Indian School of Management and Entrepreneurship, India

Professor (Dr.) Lawrence Sherman

Director, Cambridge Police Executive Programme & Director of Research Jerry Lee Centre for Experimental Criminology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Professor (Dr.) Dinesh Singh

Former Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi, India

Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha

Founder & Chairman, Harappa Education and Founding Dean, Indian School of Business, India

Professor (Dr.) Mark E. Smith

Vice Chancellor and President, University of Southampton, UK

Mr. Ben Sowter

Senior Vice President, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Managing Director, QS Intelligence Unit, UK

Professor (Dr.) Michael Spence

Vice Chancellor & Principal, The University of Sydney, Australia

Professor (Dr.) S.G. Sreejith

Executive Dean, Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Dr. Bala Srinivasan

Executive Vice President for Science, Innovation, and Strategy, Chief International Officer & Deputy Provost, The University of Chicago, USA

Professor Anamika Srivastava

Associate Professor & fellow International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building (IIHED), O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor R. Sudarshan

Dean, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor (Dr.) Shyam Sunder

James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, Yale School of Management & Professor, Department of Economics, Yale University, USA

Dr. Rajesh Tandon

UNESCO Co-Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, India

Professor (Dr.) Rocky S. Tuan

Vice Chancellor & President, The chinese University of HongKong, Hong Kong Sar

Professor Kalyani Unkule

Director & Head, Office of Alumni Relations, O.P Jindal Global University, India

Dr. Edward J. Valeau

Vice President, Society of Transnational Academic Researchers (Star) Network & Superintendent / President Emeritus Hartnell Community College California, United States of America

Professor (Dr.) N.V. Varghese

Vice Chancellor, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration, India

Professor (Dr.) Neharika Vohra

Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

Professor. Jeremy Wade

Director, Office of Digital Learning & Online Education, O.P. Jindal Global University, India

Professor Brent White

Vice Provost, Global Affairs and Dean, Global Campus, The University of Arizona, USA

Professor (Dr.) Chandrika Wijeyaratne

Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Professor (Dr.) Hans de Wit

Director, Center for International Higher Education (CIHE), Boston College, USA

Professor (Dr.) Georges Yahchouchi

President, American University of the Middle East, Kuwait

Professor (Dr.) Yong Zulina Zubairi

Associate Vice Chancellor, (International) University of Malaysia, Malaysia