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Dr. Prachi Vashishtha

Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

B.Sc. (Hons.)  (University of Delhi);
M.Sc. Child Development (University of Delhi);
M.Phil. and Ph.D. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi);

Biography

Dr. Prachi’s academic interest and research focuses on human development, cultural-historical theory, developmental psychology and early childhood education. Her doctoral research from Jawaharlal Nehru University offered insights into the creation of intersubjective spaces in early years classrooms. Her academic writings have been on play pedagogy, developmentalism and concept formation in early childhood. Primarily a qualitative researcher, Prachi has more than eight years of research and teaching experience. Prior to joining JGU, Prachi worked as an Assistant Professor and Senior Fellow at Jamia Millia Islamia and more recently at Monash University, Australia.