Prof. (Dr.) Gopa Nayak is an educationist with experience in researching, teaching and training English communication skills to learners in India, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. She has a DPhil and Masters in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition from the Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK. Her first Master’s degree was in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics. She has an MA in English Language Teaching from the Hong Polytechnic University. Her research interests include professional communication in English and teaching pedagogy for ESL/EFL learners among others.
Prof. (Dr.) Jagdish Batra, Professor & Additional Director, English Literary Society joined JGU in 2012 as the Founding Head of English Language Centre. Prior to it, he worked as Head of P.G. Dept. of English, Hindu College, Sonepat. He has more than 30 years of teaching experience and has guided 31 M.Phil. and 7 Ph.D. scholars. Indian English fiction is his area of special interest on which he has presented papers at international conferences in UK, Ireland, Romania, Singapore, Thailand, etc. He is the Convener of the four annual international literary conferences organized at JGU. A Rotary Study Exchange scholar to USA, Dr Batra has published eight books besides several research papers. He is on the editorial boards of four journals and research panels of many universities.
Prof. Mohammad Jilani is a Assistant Professor & Assistant Director (Spanish), Global Languages Center. He teaches Spanish language and Culture. He holds B.A., M.A., and M.Phil. from University of Delhi. He has done Master in Spanish language teaching and culture and Curso de Lengua y Cultura Españolas: Metodología y Didáctica from University of Granada, Spain. He has more than 8 years’ experience of teaching, research and consulting in his areas of specialization. He is also a Visiting professor at Centro de Lenguas Modernas, University of Spain. He has taught Spanish language and Culture at Centro de Lenguas Modernas, University of Granada, Spain, the University of Delhi and Bharatiya Vidyapeeth University, Delhi. He was the advisory board member at Academy of Foreign Language, Magadh University, Bodhgaya, Bihar. His research interests includes Intercultural Competency and use of technology in Spanish Language Teaching. He has participated in International conference and published several research papers. He organizes immersion trips to Spain during summer and winter breaks and cultural events such as Salsa and Tango workshops for students at JGU.
Prof. Shilpa Gupta is in charge of French language at O. P. Jindal Global University teaching different levels of French to the students from the domain of law, management and international affairs.
She has a Masters in French Literature and Masters in Science (Textile Technology) both from Delhi University. She has a Diplôme de Langue from Alliance Française de Delhi and received scholarships from French embassy to do trainings in the field of FLE (Foreign Language teaching) in France at CLA, Centre de Linguistique Appliqué, Grenoble and at Université Franche Comté, Besançon.
She was earlier associated with other prestigious universities of India like University of Delhi and Bharti Vidyapeeth University, Pune. She has nearly 14 years of experience in French teaching.
Lovey Srivastava is Assistant Professor and Assistant Director at Centre for Language at JGU. She was Erasmus Mundus Scholar at Katolieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium from where she completed her Masters in Iberian and Iberoamerican Studies. She has been granted international fellowships and awards from Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional, Spain; European Union; & Instituto Cervantes, Spain. She has also received Indira Gandhi Post-Graduate scholarship and Junior Research Fellowship from UGC, New Delhi.
She is conversant in three languages, Spanish, Italian & Portuguese besides English and her mother tongue, Hindi. She has worked as interpreter for various Ministries and International Organizations.
Her research interests are Visual Engagements for Language Acquisition; Modern Evaluation Methodologies; Language Learning in Indian Classrooms; Comparative linguistics & literature; Indian, Spanish and Latin American Popular Culture and Cinema.
PhD in Hispanic Studies from the Department of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of Delhi, India.
Has over eight years of teaching different levels of Spanish as foreign language at University level, with wide experience in teaching Spanish to undergraduates, sound knowledge of Spanish language and culture and familiarity with Spanish language instructional methodologies and approaches. Her research focuses on the contemporary Latin American literature and the queer politics. She has taught Spanish at the University of Delhi. And has been presented her research work in international conferences in Germany and across India. Her academic interest falls mostly in the area of Latin American literature and culture, Indian and Hispanic Trans literature and Queer Studies.
Dr. Navreeti Sharma has received her MPhil and PhD in Francophone studies from the University of Delhi. She had been awarded scholarships under the DU-Montpellier 3 student exchange program, and went to France for her documentation and studies.
Her area of specialization is Algerian Francophone Literature from colonialism to contemporary time, women writing, subaltern studies, autobiography and cultural studies.
Dr. Navreeti has also attended various conferences and workshops in India and France, and have been the speaker in the same, as part of paper presentation. She has been teaching French in the University of Delhi and in various prestigious Institutes for the past 14 years.
She has also done interpretation during an international program and has been part of ad hoc selection committee for the selection of eligible French teachers for some of the prestigious schools.
She has also published various articles in the field of Francophone studies.
Deepika is doing her Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from the Department of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of Delhi, India. Her research focusses on Latin American popular culture. She has also done her M. Phil and Masters from University of Delhi. She has over seven years of experience in teaching Spanish language and culture to undergraduates at University of Delhi. She has presented her research work in international conferences in Berlin and in Delhi.
She was awarded the University gold medal for being the best candidate in B.A. (Hons.) & M.A.
examination in Hispanic Studies. In 2011, she also qualified for the Junior Research Fellowship grant of UGC. She was the recipient of a research scholarship from International Research Training Group (IRTG) “Between Spaces” of the FU-Berlin in 2013.
She believes that foreign language classroom is a unique space where students are provided with practical language skills across a range of registers for use in real situations.
The latest methodology of communicative approach along with task based learning help her to create an innovative learning environment.
Mehak is a prolific Spanish speaker with experience in the field of training and teaching and has taught a diverse array of students in India. Having worked with Inlingua, an international school of languages, she advocates new age modern teaching methodologies and her classroom teaching practice is generally based upon communicative & play-way techniques. She has also conducted various workshops on teaching Communicative Spanish to new inductees. She holds an International Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE), level B1, affiliated by the Embassy of Spain & conducted by Instituto Cervantes, where she studied Spanish for three years. She also holds an International Diploma in French as a Foreign Language (DELF), level A2, affiliated by the French Embassy & conducted by Alliance Francaise. She holds a degree of Bachelor of Arts from Delhi University.