International Institute for Higher Education Research & Capacity Building

Professor (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni

Dr. Sahni is the Principal Director of the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS). He also serves as a Professor in the university and as the Director of Centre for Victimology and Psychological Studies, Centre for Leadership and Change and Centre for Community Mental Health. Dr. Sahni is a distinguished scholar in the field of Psychology and his research interests span in the areas of Criminal Psychology, Cognitive and Neuropsychology, Competency Mapping, Organizational Development, and Leadership. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Organizational Behaviour. He possesses an extensive and rich experience of 32 years in Academia, Industry and Governmental Sector. His industrial expertise and extensive research allow for a more pragmatic approach in teaching, thus narrowing the industry-academia gap.

Dr. Sahni has worked as a Research Scientist at several universities like University of Houston, Texas, USA, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA to name a few. He has served for 14 years as a Scientist in the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) where he spearheaded biofeedback training and other psychodynamic assessments to nurture and enhance the performance of sportspersons in India. He has to his credit mentoring of many ace sportspersons and infusing them with positivity and self-belief, which could take them to achieve the highest echelons in their disciplines.