Assistant Director, Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences
B.Sc. (Human Development), University of Mumbai; M.H. Sc. (Human Development), S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai; Ph.D., IIT Bombay
Mohita Junnarkar completed her Ph.D. in Psychology from IIT Bombay in 2013. She has about 4 years of research experience and 2 years of teaching experience. She has completed her post-doctoral fellowship in the area of positive psychology focusing on assessment and validation of psychological scales from IIT Delhi in 2014. Her key teaching areas are positive applied positive psychology, psychometric, adolescent development and cognitive psychology and her research areas are eyewitness testimony, psychometric and adolescent development. She has published about 14 research papers in national and international peer reviewed indexed journals in the area of psychometric validation of positive psychology constructs and has a book chapter and two books to her credit. Currently she is also serving as a reviewer for Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology.