Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee, Associate Professor & Deputy Director, International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building (IIHEd), has been appointed on November 19 as the Vice-President, Research and Partnership Development, of the Society of Transnational Academic Researchers (STAR) scholars global network for a term of 3 years. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Mukherjee has been a fellow of the STAR Scholars Network from June 1, 2018 through May 30, 2021. She has also been serving as the Country Director (India) for the STAR scholars network from June 1, 2019 through May 30, 2022. Dr. Mukherjee has taken the lead in many initiatives and participated in various events to promote transnational research and scholarship as a STAR Fellow and Country Director (India).
This includes successfully bidding to host the 2021 STAR scholar’s annual global conference in India to be hosted by O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 STAR scholar’s global conference was hosted virtually by JGU from Dec 10-12, 2021 on the theme: Higher Education for the Greater Good: Leadership and Institutional Resilience. Here is the conference website:- https://starscholars.org/2021-star-scholars-conference/