Dr Padma Rani

Dr Padma Rani

Director and Professor

School of Communication

Coordinator-Media Research Centre

My Name is Dr Padma Rani, my profilePage is. I am aDirector and Professorin School of Communication, Manipal University.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Padma Rani is Director and Professor at School Of Communication

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Defense Communication
    Subject code
    :
    BMC311A
    Year / Semester
    :
    V
    Subject
    :
    Media Management & Media Policies
    Subject code
    :
    MMC605
    Year / Semester
    :
    I
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    PhD
    Specialisation
    :
    Sociology
    Institute
    :
    Jawaharlal Nehru University; New Delhi
    Year of passing
    :
    1997
    Degree
    :
    M A (Mass Communication and Journalism)
    Specialisation
    :
    Mass communication &Journalism
    Institute
    :
    Alagappa University,Karikudi,Tamil Nadu
    Year of passing
    :
    2009
    Degree
    :
    MA (Sociology)
    Specialisation
    :
    Sociology
    Institute
    :
    Centre for the study of Social Systems, School of social science, JNU(Jawaharlal Nehru University)New Delhi
    Year of passing
    :
    1989
    Degree
    :
    PG-Diploma (NGO Management)
    Specialisation
    :
    NGO Management
    Institute
    :
    Annamalai University,Tamil Nadu
    Year of passing
    :
    2006
    Degree
    :
    PG-Diploma (Human Rights Law)
    Specialisation
    :
    Human Rights Law
    Institute
    :
    National Law School of India University, Bangalore
    Year of passing
    :
    2004
    Degree
    :
    B.Ed
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    The University of Kashmir,Srinagar,J&K
    Year of passing
    :
    2001
    Degree
    :
    BSc (Honours) in Zoology
    Specialisation
    :
    Zoology
    Institute
    :
    Miranda House, University of Delhi, Delhi
    Year of passing
    :
    1985
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School of Communication
    Designation
    :
    Associate Director
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    Feb 2015-April 2017
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School Of Communication
    Designation
    :
    Joint Director
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    April 2017 to December 2017
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Technische Hochschule Nurnberg Georg Simon Ohm, Nuremberg,Germany
    Designation
    :
    Visiting Faculty
    Role:Taught courses in Journalism & Intercultural Communication
    Tenure
    :
    Nov-Dec 2016
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    University of Applied Sciences. Bremen, Germany
    Designation
    :
    Visiting Faculty on DAAD Scholarship
    Role:Taught a course-“Media, conflict, Peace &Human Right”
    Tenure
    :
    April to July 2013
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    School Of Communication
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:Teaching & Coordinator of various committees
    Tenure
    :
    2012-2015
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Manipal Institute of Communication
    Designation
    :
    Reader
    Role:Teaching
    Tenure
    :
    July 2010-2012
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    M.O.P.Vaishnav College For Women;Chennai
    Designation
    :
    Head- Communication
    Role:Teaching & managing the activities of MA communication Programme
    Tenure
    :
    2007-2010
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Ethiraj College for Women(Autonomous);Chennai
    Designation
    :
    Lecturer
    Role:Teaching- M.A Human Rights & Duties Education
    Tenure
    :
    2003-2007
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Padma Rani is Director and Professor at School Of Communication

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Defense Communication BMC311A V
    Media Management & Media Policies MMC605 I
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    PhD Sociology Jawaharlal Nehru University; New Delhi 1997
    M A (Mass Communication and Journalism) Mass communication &Journalism Alagappa University,Karikudi,Tamil Nadu 2009
    MA (Sociology) Sociology Centre for the study of Social Systems, School of social science, JNU(Jawaharlal Nehru University)New Delhi 1989
    PG-Diploma (NGO Management) NGO Management Annamalai University,Tamil Nadu 2006
    PG-Diploma (Human Rights Law) Human Rights Law National Law School of India University, Bangalore 2004
    B.Ed The University of Kashmir,Srinagar,J&K 2001
    BSc (Honours) in Zoology Zoology Miranda House, University of Delhi, Delhi 1985
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    School of Communication Associate Director Feb 2015-April 2017
    School Of Communication Joint Director April 2017 to December 2017
    Technische Hochschule Nurnberg Georg Simon Ohm, Nuremberg,Germany Visiting Faculty Taught courses in Journalism & Intercultural Communication Nov-Dec 2016
    University of Applied Sciences. Bremen, Germany Visiting Faculty on DAAD Scholarship Taught a course-“Media, conflict, Peace &Human Right” April to July 2013
    School Of Communication Associate Professor Teaching & Coordinator of various committees 2012-2015
    Manipal Institute of Communication Reader Teaching July 2010-2012
    M.O.P.Vaishnav College For Women;Chennai Head- Communication Teaching & managing the activities of MA communication Programme 2007-2010
    Ethiraj College for Women(Autonomous);Chennai Lecturer Teaching- M.A Human Rights & Duties Education 2003-2007
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    ICTS, Gender, Media Laws& Policy, Political Communication, Digital Divide, Human Rights
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Internet &New Media, Political Communication, Media Management& Policy, Communication Research
    Areas of research
    :
    ICTs, Gender,Media Effects, Human Rights, Alternative Media
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Member of International Sociological Association-Member of Rc14-Sociology of Communication& Culture
    • Member of Asian Media & Information Centre(AMIC)
    • Member of International Association of Media & Communication Research(IAMCR)
    • Chairperson , Communication& Journalism Research Committee; Indian Social Science Congress
    • Life Member of Indian Sociological Society-Member of Rc-14
    • Life Member Indian Women Studies
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest ICTS, Gender, Media Laws& Policy, Political Communication, Digital Divide, Human Rights
    Areas of expertise Internet &New Media, Political Communication, Media Management& Policy, Communication Research
    Areas of research ICTs, Gender,Media Effects, Human Rights, Alternative Media
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
    • Member of International Sociological Association-Member of Rc14-Sociology of Communication& Culture
    • Member of Asian Media & Information Centre(AMIC)
    • Member of International Association of Media & Communication Research(IAMCR)
    • Chairperson , Communication& Journalism Research Committee; Indian Social Science Congress
    • Life Member of Indian Sociological Society-Member of Rc-14
    • Life Member Indian Women Studies