Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Biography, FAQ & More

Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit is Professor of Politics and Public Administration at Savitribai Phule University, Pune and holds a Doctorate in International Relations from JNU.

Following the successful tenure of M Jagadesh Kumar, Dr. Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit has been appointed as the next Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Pandit is Professor of Politics and Public Administration at Savitribai Phule University, Pune and holds a Doctorate in International Relations from JNU.

Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit Biography & Wiki

Real Name/Full NameShantisree Dhulipudi Pandit 
Profession Professor, Vice Chancellor, Writer and Consultant
Famous ForFirst Woman Vice Chancellor of JNU
Physical Stat
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorPepper & Salt 
Personal Life
Date Of Birth15 July 1962
Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit Age (2021)60 Years
Birthplace St. Petersburg, Russia
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign  Cancer
Nationality Indian
Home town Pune, Maharashtra, India
School Madras School, Tamil Nadu
College/University Presidency College, Madras 
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
Uppsala University, Sweden
Educational QualificationB.A. in History and Social Psychology – 1983
Post Graduate in M.A. in Political Science 1985
M.Phil in International Relations 1986
Doctorate – Ph.D. in International Relations 1990
Post-doctoral Diploma in Peace and Conflict studies 1996
Language KnownTelugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi, Sanskrit, English. Can understand Kananda,Malayalam and Konkani.
Food HabitVegetarian
Family Member
Marital StatusMarried
Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit HusbandNiranjan. B. Pandit (Senior SAP Consultant)
ChildrenNot Known
Parents Father– Dr. Dhulipudi Anjaneyulu (civil servant, author and journalist)
Mother– Prof. Moolmoodi Adilakshmi
SiblingNot Known
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Family, Early Life and Education

Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit was born on 15 July 1962 in the city of Saint Petersburg, Russia, she is currently serving as the Vice-Chancellor of Savitribai Phule University.

Her father, Dr. Dhulipudi Anjanayulu is a writer and journalist, who is also a retired civil servant, and mother, Prof. Mulamoodi Adilakshmi was Professor of Tamil and Telugu at the Leningrad Oriental Faculty Department [USSR].

Apart from her high educational qualification, Pandit also has good command over languages ​​like Telugu, Tamil, Marathi, Hindi, Sanskrit, English and can understand Kannada, Malayalam and Konkani.

Shantisree Dhulipudi did her early studies in Madras school. She stood first in the state of Tamil Nadu in the 12th examination.

He holds a Gold Medalist degree in History and Social Psychology from Presidency College, Madras and a Masters in Political Science from the same college.

Her stint with Jawaharlal Nehru University began when he obtained a pre-doctoral degree in M.Phil in International Relations from JNU in 1986 and secured first rank in the university.

His doctorate in International Relations was a thesis on “Parliament and Foreign Policy in India – Nehru Years”, which he completed at the young age of 28. In addition, she has also studied Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University in Sweden.

Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit Career

As a Consultant –

Dr Shantisree has also served as a member of think tanks, government departments and advisory boards in the country. In 2005, he was elected as a member of the National Committee on Reconciliation.

He has also served as a member of Global India Foundation, a national level think tank. She was a member of the UGC Committee on Higher Education and Indicators from 2006-2008 and a member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Association for American Studies [IAAS] from 2010-2013.

In his academic career spanning over thirty years, he has guided around 29 PhDs, while also serving as an external consultant in several universities across India.

He has taught several papers on International Politics in India, Political Sociology and Peace and Conflict Studies at Goa University.

Career as a writer

As a writer, Shantisree Dhulipudi Pandit has authored four books – Parliament and Foreign Policy in India (1990), Restructuring Environmental Governance in Asia-Ethics and Policy (2003).

In addition he has co-authored two books with Dr. Rimali Basu – ‘Cultural Diplomacy: Buddhism and India’s Look East Policy’ and ‘Retreat of the State: Effects of Drug Trafficking in Asia in 2012’.

Awards and Honors

During her long years in academia, Dr. Pandit has been awarded the Women Teacher Award from Yuva Manch for Gandhian Studies in 2003, the Veer Savarkar Award in Pune. In addition she has been awarded the Viztex Prize for Women Leaders in the Next Decade for Education.

Some Facts About 

  • She is an alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • She holds a Diploma in Social Work from California State University, Longbeach, USA.
  • She also did her MA in Political Science from the Presidency College, Madras.
  • She did her MPhil from Jawaharlal Nehru University as well as a PhD in International Relations.
  • During her PhD, she wrote a thesis on “Parliament and Foreign Policy in India – Nehru Year”.
  • She will serve as the Vice-Chancellor for a term of five years.
  • Her teaching career started in 1988 from Goa University.
  • She has held administrative positions in various academic bodies.
  • She has also been a member of University Grants Commission (UGC), Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).
  • She has also been a visitor’s nominee to central universities.
  • She has guided 29 PhDs in her career so far.

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