Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences

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Dr. Tamara Hovorun

Associate Professor & Joint Director

Doctor of Psychological Sciences (National Pedagogical Drahomanov University, Kyiv)

Tamara Hovorun started studying psychology due to the influence of her father who was a psychologist; later on I passed down the interest in psychology to her daughter. She graduated with high honors from Shevchenko University, Ukraine’s premier institution of higher learning. She did her post-graduate work at  G. Kostyuk Research  Institute of Psychology, where she later worked as a chair of the research lab. In addition to her research work, she taught the course “ The  psychology of gender and human sexuality” and “Applied  Social Psychology “at the Drahomanov National Pedagogical University in Kiev.

 

After the collapse of the Soviet regime, she had an honor of spending a half of the year in the U.S. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under Fulbright Exchange Scholarship. During the past 14 years, she taught social and educational psychology at John Paul II Catholic University in Lublin, Poland. She a frequent participant in scientific conferences and conventions, in particular those organized by the United Nation’s Committee of Gender Issues where she served as an expert on gender psychology. She is an author of many scientific articles and books. She particularly proud to have contributed to “The International Encyclopedia of Sexuality” and an international collection of scientific works, “All about Love”. He main scientific interests are applied Social and Personality psychology. She actively research topics related to self-presentation in public and private lives, influence of gender stereotypes on self-image, and gender behavior of university students. Her life’s belief is, “Knowledge of psychology can improve people’s lives!”

 

 From the 15th of February 2018 -Associate Professor & Joint  Director , Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences at OP Jindal Global University, where she provided the cross elective courses on Gender Psychology “Male and Female Psychology: Nature or Nurture” and on Applied Social Psychology “The Psychology for better understanding the Society and the Self”.