Dr D.R.P. Chandra Sekhar

Associate Professor

Qualification: MA, MPhil, PhD

Area of Specialization:Communication

Dr Chandra Sekhar received his Master’s degree in English with a Gold Medal from University of Hyderabad and received MPhil and PhD degrees from Maulana Azad National Urdu University.

Before he joined GITAM University, he taught at Vasavi College of Engineering, Hyderabad, and had been a coordinator and teacher at the Bhagirathi Valley School (a KFI school) at Uttarkashi.

Apart from teaching, he served as Communications Coordinator in the voluntary sector especially in the areas of tribal and minorities’ development for a decade. He edited eco-ethic a newsletter brought out by Indian Network on Ethics and Climate Change and Mannem Lo (In the tribal habitat), a magazine for Adivasis.

His research interests include Theatre, Literary Criticism & Theory and Indian Literature in Translation. Dr Chandra Sekhar has translated and adopted several plays and political essays.