Associate Professor & Deputy Director;
International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building;
Founding Executive Director, Center for Comparative and Global Education;
Member Secretary, JGU Research and Ethics Review Board
Prof. (Dr.) Mousumi Mukherjee is a Fulbright scholar with over 20 years’ teaching, research and admin experience. Currently, she is the Deputy Director and Associate Professor of the International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building (IIHEd), O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU). She is the Founding Executive Director of the Research Centre for Comparative and Global Education under the aegis of IIEHd and the Secretary of JGU Research and Ethics Review Board. She is also the Research Standing Committee Member of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies. She earned her Ph.D. degree from the University of Melbourne. She is also a distinguished alumna of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Loyola University Chicago, and Calcutta University. She has done consulting work for the UNESCO-IIEP (Paris), Higher Education Strategy Associates (Toronto) and the Australia-India Institute (Melbourne). She has published widely in international peer-reviewed journals and edited book chapters in the field of comparative and international education by reputed publishers, such as Routledge, Oxford University Press and Sense Publishers. Recently, she has worked as external resource person and co-authored 2019 UNESCO-APCIEU award winning Handbook on Global Citizenship Education for upper-primary School Teachers published by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), India.